Rebuilding or not, Georgia Tech did not want to head into a 10-day layoff for finals coming off a winless three-game road trip. ''To get a win like this in a rebuilding situation when you're starting from Ground Zero is a heck of a win,'' first-year coach Josh Pastner said after
Thanks to a dose of defense, Illinois' recent turnaround gained momentum Saturday. The Illini held Virginia Commonwealth to 30-percent shooting and won 64-46 in the HoopHall Miami Invitational. The win was the second in a row for Illinois (6-3) after a pair of losses to ranked teams, including
JeQuan Lewis admittedly wasn't focused when VCU and Princeton tipped off Tuesday night. Once he locked in, he took off, leading the Rams back from a 16-0 deficit and to an 81-70 victory against the Tigers. It came off me not being really focused,'' Lewis said.