Georgia Southern @ Georgia Tech
Current Records: Georgia Southern 4-1; Georgia Tech 4-1
What to Know
The Georgia Southern Eagles are on the road again Friday and play against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at noon ET Nov. 26 at McCamish Pavilion. Georgia Tech will be strutting in after a victory while the Eagles will be stumbling in from a defeat.
The contest between Georgia Southern and the Wofford Terriers on Sunday was not a total blowout, but with Georgia Southern falling 70-52 on the road, it was darn close to turning into one.
As for Georgia Tech, they have more to be thankful for after their matchup against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers on Monday. Georgia Tech enjoyed a cozy 85-70 win over Charleston Southern. Among those leading the charge for the Yellow Jackets was guard Jordan Usher, who posted a double-double on 24 points and ten boards.
The Eagles are the clear underdogs, so they're hoping it's the size of the fight that determines this one. Those burned by picking them against the spread on Sunday might want to keep in mind that the team has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
Georgia Southern and Georgia Tech now sit at an identical 4-1. A pair of offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Georgia Southern comes into the game boasting the second highest field goal percentage in college basketball at 54.40%. Georgia Tech is not quite as good, but they are no chumps, either: they rank 17th in college basketball when it comes to field goal percentage, with 50.70% on the season. This one is shaping up to be an exciting offensive shootout.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 12 p.m. ET
- Where: McCamish Pavilion -- Atlanta, Georgia
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $9.00
The Yellow Jackets are a big 12-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Yellow Jackets as a 12.5-point favorite.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for Georgia Tech
- Michael Devoe: Game-Time Decision (Illness)
- Tristan Maxwell: Game-Time Decision (Teeth)
- Bubba Parham: Out (Knee)