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“It’s a dream shot,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “People will say it’s a lucky shot, but I’ll say I’m lucky to have him on my team. Sometimes you’re on a bus with a guy who deserves and for that moment we were on his bus. Thank goodness he knew how to drive it.”
GEORGIA TECH 72, Siena 44 – Glen Rice Jr. scored 23 points, Kammeon Holsey added 14 and Georgia Tech beat Siena on Wednesday night.
#5 Syracuse 69, VIRGINIA TECH 58 – The fifth-ranked Orange shook off a slow first half and was able to pull away for a victory over Virginia Tech (3-1) on Wednesday night in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden.
Kris Joseph had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Brandon Triche added 18 points for the Orange (5-0), who will play Stanford in the championship game Friday night. Jarrell Eddie had 17 points for the Hokies, while Erick Green added 14 and Dorenzo Hudson 13.