Georgia Tech Rumors & News

  • Former Georgia Tech guard headed to Tennessee State

    College Basketball Talk "Tennessee State has made an addition to its roster for the 2016-17 season, as former Georgia Tech guard Chris Bolden will play for head coach Dana Ford as a graduate student. News of Bolden’s eventual transfer was first reported by Jeff Goodman of Bolden was handed a six-game..." October 19

  • Josh Okogie commits to Georgia Tech

    Scout "2016 guard Josh Okogie verbally committed to Georgia Tech on Tuesday, he announced on his Twitter page. Okgoie, a standout at Snellville (Ga.) Shiloh, picked the Yellow Jackets over strong interest from Kansas State and Tennessee. Brian Gregory and his staff now have a trio of commitments in..." October 14

  • Four-star PF Romello White commits to Georgia Tech

    Scout "2016 power forward Romello White verbally committed to Georgia Tech on Saturday, he tells Scout. "First off it's home and then they are in the ACC, so that's big," White told Scout. "I have a good opportunity to go there and start and get exposure," White siad. "I felt like I should stay..." September 21

  • Georgia Tech pick up Commit No. 1 Christian Matthews

    From the Rumble Seat "Georgia Tech picked up their first basketball commitment for the 2016 cycle in the form of 6-foot-6 small forward Christian Matthews, according to Dan McDonald of Rivals. He is not currently rated by Rivals or 247Sports, but does have offers from Virginia Commonwealth and NC State, while also..." August 24

  • James White joins Georgia Tech as graduate transfer

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech has completed its roster with a second home-grown graduate transfer. Arkansas-Little Rock forward James White informed coach Brian Gregory Thursday that he will enroll at Tech following his graduation in August. White picked Tech over Georgia, Alabama and Boston College. “It..." May 21

  • Georgia Tech signs Virginia Tech graduate transfer guard

    College Basketball Talk "Georgia Tech picked up a solid shooting option on Tuesday as the school announced the signing of Virginia Tech graduate transfer Adam Smith. The 6-foot-1 Smith was the ACC’s leading 3-point shooter last season at 42.4 percent and also led the Hokies in scoring at 13.4 points a contest. Smith..." May 13

  • Report: Virginia Tech transfer Adam Smith chooses Georgia Tech

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Virginia Tech transfer Adam Smith has reportedly decided where to play his final year of college hoops. According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman, Smith will transfer within the ACC and trade in his Hokies jersey for one from Georgia Tech. " April 27

  • Georgia Tech suspendeds junior guard indefinitely

    College Basketball Talk "Chris Bolden did not play for Georgia Tech in the Ramblin’ Wreck’s 63-52 win over Clemson on Monday night, and in the press conference after the game, head coach Brian Gregory addressed it. “He has been suspended for not adhering to the standards of our program,” Gregory said. “We have high..." February 17

  • ACC cuts ties with ref Karl Hess

    ESPN "Veteran official Karl Hess has worked his final ACC basketball game. Hess, who has worked ACC games for more than 25 years, told ESPN that his comment made to Atlanta hotel magnate Mit Shah during Sunday's Louisville-Wake Forest game in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was made in jest. Shah,..." January 10

  • Georgia Tech guard Poole transfers to Florida Atlantic

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former Georgia Tech guard Solomon Poole has transferred to Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Fla. He will sit out the 2014-15 season and be eligible to play in 2015-16. He will have two years of eligibility remaining. After graduating from high school early, Poole came to Tech in Dec. 2012 as a..." September 29

  • Source: Mitchell cleared to play for Georgia Tech

    ESPN "Charles Mitchell isn't leaving the ACC after departing Maryland following the season. Mitchell was granted immediate eligibility Friday to play this season at Georgia Tech, a source with direct knowledge said. The 6-foot-8 Mitchell, a native of Marietta, Georgia, was granted the waiver to be..." September 23

  • Georgia Tech uses LeBron James in sales pitch to nation’s No. 2 basketball prospect

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Both Georgia Tech and UGA had in-home visits with Jaylen Brown, the nation’s No. 2 college basketball prospect, within the last few days. And Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory had a creative recruiting pitch that related to the world’s best basketball player, LeBron James. “Coach Gregory..." September 18

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Kevin Ware cleared to play immediately at Georgia State

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAB - The Dagger "It took a mere four words for Kevin Ware to express his excitement at not having to wait another year to continue his comeback from his gruesome broken leg 15 months ago. "Turrrrrnnnn upppppppp let's go!!!!!!!!" the former Louisville guard tweeted. Ware, who transferred to Georgia State in..." June 19

  • Maryland transfer Charles Mitchell headed to Georgia Tech

    CBS Sports "Georgia Tech lost sophomore big man Robert Carter to Maryland via transfer last week. In an interesting turn of events, the Yellow Jackets are now adding Maryland transfer Charles Mitchell, sources told Mitchell left the Terrapins last month to play closer to home. The Atlanta..." June 13

  • Georgia Tech receives Alabama basketball transfer Nick Jacobs

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Georgia Tech basketball team has landed its third transfer of the offseason. Friday, it was former Alabama forward Nick Jacobs. At Alabama, the 6-foot-8 Jacobs averaged 8.4 points and 3.5 rebounds this past season before taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team in..." June 06

  • Georgia Tech transfer Robert Carter Jr. commits to the Terps

    Washington Post "On the heels of a tumultuous several months filled with roster attrition, the Maryland men’s basketball team secured a commitment Friday morning from Georgia Tech transfer forward Robert Carter Jr., an individual with knowledge of the situation said. Carter will sit out a season per NCAA..." June 06

  • Maryland transfer Charles Mitchell considering Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech

    College Basketball Talk "Charles Mitchell became the latest departure from the Maryland program when he announced his transfer last week. The sophomore forward was looking to return closer to his home in Atlanta to be with his grandmother. “I loved playing for Coach [Mark Turgeron]. He is a great man and a great coach...." May 29

  • Georgia Tech transfer Robert Carter receiving high-major interest

    College Basketball Talk "When 6-foot-8 power forward Robert Carter made the decision last month to leave Georgia Tech after two seasons, he became one of the most sought-after transfers on the market. Carter averaged 11.4 points and 8.4 rebounds per game last season for the Yellow Jackets, and the rebounding figure would..." May 26

  • Sophomore forward Robert Carter to leave Georgia Tech

    College Basketball Talk "In 23 games last season Georgia Tech sophomore forward Robert Carter Jr. posted averages of 11.4 points and 8.4 rebounds per game, missing ten contests due to a torn meniscus in his left knee. Given the production while he was on the floor, Carter was expected to be a key player for Brian..." May 13

  • What went wrong with ACC hoops this season

    Fox Sports South "The numbers aren't pretty for the ACC, any way you slice it. A hoops-dominated conference that recently expanded in the hopes of becoming the nation's preeminent basketball league missed on that mark in Year 1. And it's been trending downward for quite some time. This marks the fourth..." April 02

  • Clemson 69, Georgia Tech 65

    ProSportsDaily "K.J. McDaniels scored 18 points and the Tigers rallied from a nine-point deficit in the second half, winning in overtime in the second round of the ACC tournament in Atlanta. Sixth-seeded Clemson (20-11) got 12 points from Damarcus Harrison and 10 points from Rod Hall to advance to Friday’s..." March 14

  • Report: ACC finalizing deal to move tournament to Brooklyn

    CBS Sports "During conference realignment, there has always been the thought that the ACC would eventually move its conference tournament to Madison Square Garden. Even after the Big East and MSG extended their deal to 2026, the discussion was still there. According to a report late Thursday night by Pete..." March 14

  • Boston College falls to Georgia Tech in OT at ACC tourney

    Boston Herald "The Boston College basketball team has perfected the art of getting close. It’s finishing the job that has proven troublesome. This time the Eagles battled back from a 13-point deficit late in regulation to force overtime against Georgia Tech in the opening round of the ACC tournament. They..." March 13

  • Georgia Tech 73, Boston College 70

    ProSportsDaily "Robert Carter Jr. scored 20 points with 13 rebounds and the Yellow Jackets survived blowing a 12-point lead with five minutes left in regulation to advance out of the opening round of the ACC tournament in Atlanta. Marcus Georges-Hunt added 18 points for No. 11 seed Georgia Tech (16-16), which..." March 13

  • Bobinski amused by bubble-team analysis

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "As conference tournaments begin play, one staple of TV broadcasts will be analysts projecting bubble teams into the NCAA tournament based on an early-round win over a ranked team or a deep tournament run. Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski, who served five years on the NCAA Division I..." March 12

  • Georgia Tech 62, Virginia Tech 51

    ProSportsDaily "Daniel Miller scored 14 points with nine rebounds and Trae Golden finished with 14 points and eight assists, lifting the host Yellow Jackets in their regular-season finale. Miller, a senior playing his final home game, finished 6-for-7 from the field for Georgia Tech (15-16, 6-12 ACC), which..." March 09

  • Georgia Tech wins stunner over No. 7 Syracuse

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A season that has been rife with disappointment, injuries, self-inflicted wounds reached an undeniable and unbelievable zenith Tuesday night. Georgia Tech, losers of its past four games and owners of a No. 172 RPI ranking between noted powers Wofford and Oral Roberts, scored the biggest victory..." March 05

  • Florida St. 81, Georgia Tech 71

    ProSportsDaily "Okaro White scored a team-high 18 points as the host Seminoles notched consecutive wins for the first time in more than six weeks by turning away the Yellow Jackets. Devon Bookert added 16 points on 4-of-4 shooting from 3-point range and 4-of-4 from the free throw line for Florida State (17-11,..." March 02

  • Notre Dame 65, Georgia Tech 62

    ProSportsDaily "Garrick Sherman scored 21 points to help the host Fighting Irish snap a two-game slide. Eric Atkins tallied 17 points and Pat Connaughton added nine points and eight rebounds for Notre Dame (15-14, 6-10 ACC), which tied a season low with five turnovers. Tom Knight had eight rebounds and a pair..." February 27

  • Gregory returns (close to) home

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "In advance of Georgia Tech’s game at Notre Dame (7 p.m., ESPN2). The Yellow Jackets’ first game at Notre Dame as ACC members carries a little extra meaning for coach Brian Gregory. Gregory grew up in Mount Prospect, Ill., outside of Chicago, which is not far from South Bend, Ind. Gregory..." February 26

  • Clemson 63, Georgia Tech 55

    ProSportsDaily "K.J. McDaniels scored 16 points and Damarcus Harrison hit two critical 3-pointers late in the second half as the visiting Tigers beat the Yellow Jackets for the ninth consecutive time. Harrison finished 3-for-4 from 3-point range in scoring 15 points as Clemson (17-9, 8-6 ACC) rallied from a..." February 23

  • Parker Leads No. 5 Duke Past Georgia Tech, 68-51 "Jabari Parker had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 5 Duke rolled past Georgia Tech 68-51 on Tuesday night. Rodney Hood sank four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for Duke, which never trailed and led by double figures for the final 28 minutes. The Blue Devils (21-5, 10-3 Atlantic Coast..." February 19

  • Cavaliers' Late Surge Overwhelms Jackets "Outside Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion, a throng of fans, friends and relatives waited for the UVa men's basketball team to emerge Saturday afternoon. Former Virginia big man Ralph Sampson was there, too, as was future Virginia big man Isaiah Wilkins. The Cavaliers' head coach, Tony Bennett,..." February 09

  • UNC weathers the storm in 78-65 victory at Georgia Tech

    Charlotte Observer "North Carolina’s time in Atlanta began with a long wait on the tarmac at the airport, and unplanned ride on a train and a cold walk through ice and snow back to their hotel in the early hours of Wednesday morning. “It was crazy,” Marcus Paige, the Tar Heels’ sophomore guard, said on Wednesday...." January 30

  • Miami shuts down Georgia Tech 56-42 in basketball

    Florida Today "Freshman Manu Lecomte scored a career-high 16 points, Donnavan Kirk added 14 points and Miami used its tight zone defense to beat Georgia Tech 56-42 on Saturday. The Hurricanes (10-7, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) showed why they rank ninth in average points allowed, causing Georgia Tech to..." January 19

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