April 5, 2013 |
Sophomore guard Achraf Yacoubou has decided to transfer from Villanova, according to several web reports. The 6-foot-4 Yacoubou, the New York state player of the year in 2011, averaged 2.9 points and 2.6 rebounds in 31 games for the Wildcats this season. He was fourth on the team with 21 three-point baskets, shooting nearly 40 percent from beyond the arc, and had a season-high 13 points in a win last December over Penn. He saw his playing time decrease toward the end of the season, however, and did not play in three of Villanova's last six games.
March 29, 1993 |
Bobby Cremins's on-again, off-again decision to return to South Carolina is off - again. In a stunning reversal just three days after he resigned from Georgia Tech to coach basketball at his alma mater, Cremins announced Saturday morning that he was shunning the Gamecocks to return to Georgia Tech. "I made a mistake and this is the most embarrassing moment of my life," Cremins said in a statement. "The South Carolina welcome reception and press conference was beyond belief.
September 11, 2009 |
Scott Blair kicked a 36-yard field goal with 57 seconds remaining and No. 15 Georgia Tech defeated visiting Clemson, 30-27, after squandering a 24-point lead last night. Clemson (1-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored 27 straight points, taking its first lead of the night on Richard Jackson's 53-yard field goal with 11:33 to go. But Georgia Tech, which did nothing offensively through most of the second and third quarters, finally came back to life. The Yellow Jackets (2-0, 1-0)
November 14, 1996 |
West Chester East offensive tackle Jesse Moody has had this dream since elementary school. He maintained it while he played football in junior high. He still had it through his three years as a varsity player at West Chester East. Now, after making an oral commitment recently to play football at Georgia Tech, the 6-foot-6, 300-pound Moody is one step closer to that goal. Moody wants to be an aerospace engineer. Football gave him a way to inch closer to that goal.
March 29, 2004 |
The team that is also known as the Ramblin' Wreck left Kansas and its legions of basketball fans in shambles yesterday in the NCAA St. Louis Regional final at the Edward Jones Dome. Georgia Tech, the Atlantic Coast Conference team coached by former Villanova assistant Paul Hewitt, answered every challenge the tradition-rich Jayhawks had to offer and wound up cutting down the nets after a 79-71 victory that required overtime. With the win, the Yellow Jackets (27-9) advanced to the Final Four, which will begin Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.
November 10, 2000 |
No wild game this time. Led by George Godsey, No. 24 Georgia Tech piled up 627 yards, the second-most in school history. The defense, meanwhile, picked up its first shutout since 1993. The result was a dominating 35-0 victory over visiting Virginia last night, ending a streak of thrilling games between the Atlantic Coast Conference rivals. The previous four meetings between these teams were decided by a total of 20 points, each team winning twice. "They should just put us in the national championship game," said Tech receiver Kelly Campbell, who had a 50-yard touchdown run and caught a 33-yard scoring pass.
January 6, 2010 |
Iowa solved Georgia Tech's explosive triple option and Ricky Stanzi threw two touchdown passes last night as the 10th-ranked Hawkeyes posted a 24-14 victory in the coldest Orange Bowl ever. Temperature at kickoff in Miami's Land Shark Stadium was 49 degrees, and Tech's offense was slow to warm up. The ninth-ranked Yellow Jackets averaged 35 points during the regular season, but their only score in the first three quarters came on Jerrard Tarrant's 40-yard interception return. "This was Hawkeye weather," Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said.
June 6, 1994 |
Jason Varitek's fourth RBI of the game opened Georgia Tech's eight-run 10th inning, and the Yellow Jackets beat Florida State, 12-4, yesterday in the second round of the College World Series at Omaha, Neb. Matt Saier hit a grand slam later in the inning to lift Georgia Tech (49-16) to the second win of its first CWS appearance. Varitek, Baseball America's player of the year, hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning to give the Yellow Jackets a 4-1 lead. In a game last night, Fullerton State scored a record-tying 11 runs in the first inning and went on to eliminate defending champion Louisiana State, 20-6.