Marquette Holds Off Georgia Tech 72-70 In Orlando
Nov. 27, 2014
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Matt Carlino had a career-high 38 points to lead Marquette past Georgia Tech 72-70 Friday night in the opening round of the Orlando Classic.
Marquette added one free late throw before a last-chance full-court Georgia Tech shot fell well short at the buzzer.
Carlino's long-range jumper put Marquette (3-2) ahead 41-37 6 minutes into the second half. Another 3-pointer by the guard and Duane Wilson's two free throws made it 58-49 with 6:40 left.
Marquette's Juan Anderson finished with 12 points. Carlino went 8 for 18 from the field and made 14 of 16 free throws.
Jackson had 17 points and Georges-Hunt added 14 for Georgia Tech, which was looking for its first 4-0 start since 2008-09.
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