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ATLANTA (AP) - Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 15 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds remaining, and Georgia Tech beat Boston College 74-71 on Thursday.

Olivier Hanlan led Boston College with 21 points, including a jumper with 3 seconds remaining to give the Eagles a 71-70 lead.

Georges-Hunt took the inbounds pass, dribbled toward the right wing and launched the go-ahead 3-pointer over Lonnie Jackson, who was called for a foul. Georges-Hunt sank the free throw.

It was Georges-Hunt's second go-ahead basket in the final 20 seconds. His layup with 19 seconds remaining gave Georgia Tech a 70-69 lead.

Daniel Miller led Georgia Tech (13-12, 4-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) with 18 points. Kammeon Holsey had 15.

Ryan Anderson had 13 points for Boston College (6-18, 2-9), which has lost four straight and seven of eight.

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