November 27, 2009
GT Outlasts Mercer 85-74
Georgia Tech defeated a scrappy Mercer team 85-74 behind 16 points, eight rebounds, and four blocked shots from Derrick Favors. Mercer stuck with the Yellow Jackets for most of the game behind 40 points from local Marietta product, James Florence, who went to Wheeler High School. Florence got to the basket at will against Tech and nearly single handedly carried his team to the upset.
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