Pittsburgh’s Michael Young (2) plays against Georgia Tech in the first of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Jamel Artis and Cameron Wright led all scorers with 20 points apiece and Michael Young added 16 as Pittsburgh beat Georgia Tech 70-65 Saturday.
Pitt (13-5, 3-2 ACC) held Georgia Tech scoreless for over five minutes after Robert Sampson’s layup for the Yellow Jackets with 6:14 to play. The Yellow Jackets were scoreless for 5:12 before Charles Mitchell made two free throws with 1:12 left in the game.
Sampson led Georgia Tech (9-8, 0-5 ACC) with 16 points, Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 13 and Charles Mitchell and Quinton Stephens each had 10.
The contest featured 10 ties and seven lead changes.
Pitt seemed to take control in the first half and took a nine-point lead with 8:29 to play in the period.
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