CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - J.R. Reynolds scored 25 points and Tunji Soroye had a key putback to help No. 24 Virginia beat Georgia Tech 75-69 Saturday.
Sean Singletary added 24 points for the Cavaliers (19-8, 10-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who got key baskets and three-point plays by Soroye and Jason Cain in the final minutes to secure the comeback victory. With the win, Virginia kept pace with Virginia Tech in second place in the conference pending leader North Carolina's game at Maryland Sunday. The Cavaliers also clinched a critical bye in the first round of the 12-team ACC tournament.
Thaddeus Young scored 14 points, Ra'sean Dudley added 14 and Javaris Crittendon had 12 for the Yellow Jackets (18-10, 6-8), who have won five of their last seven games.