Commodores lose to Georgia Tech 63-51

ATLANTA (AP) — Freshman Iman Shumpert scored a career-high 18 points and Alade Aminu added 16 points, 12 in the second half and Georgia Tech went on to a 63-51 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday.

Georgia Tech (5-1), after winning its first four games, lost 85-83 to Penn State in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday night.

Gani Lawal, who had a career-high 34 points in the loss to Penn State, scored only eight on Saturday to go along with 12 rebounds. He had only three points at the half on 1-of-3 shooting and made only 1-of-5 free throws but had seven rebounds.

Vanderbilt (5-3), which was coming off a 74-55 loss to Illinois-Chicago on Wednesday night, was led by A.J. Ogilvy with 15 points. Jeffery Taylor added 11.

The Yellow Jackets trailed 44-43 with 7:58 left before going on a 13-3 run for a 56-47 lead with 1:45 left on a basket by Nick Foreman. Aminu, who shot 8 of 11 from the field, also had 11 rebounds.

Georgia Tech built its largest lead at 63-49 with 30 seconds left on a dunk by Zachery Peacock, who had 10 points.

The Yellow Jackets led 28-25 at halftime as both teams shot poorly from the field. Tech finished with 21 of 62 from the field (34 percent), and Vanderbilt shot 16 of 50 from the field (32 percent).

Shumpert led Georgia Tech with 14 points at halftime. Brad Tinsley had eight for Vanderbilt and did not score in the second half.

Shumpert suffered an apparent back injury with 13:06 remaining in the second half, but after heading to the dressing room for treatment, was back in the game two minutes later.