Kelly, Moore lead Georgia Tech past Northeastern 81-63
ATLANTA (AP) — Miles Kelly and Jalon Moore scored 16 points apiece and Georgia Tech rolled to an 81-63 victory over Northeastern on Friday night.
Kelly made 4 of 5 from 3-point range for the Yellow Jackets (5-3). Moore was 10 for 10 from the free-throw line and added nine rebounds. Reserve Rodney Howard scored 12 points and had seven rebounds and fellow backup Lance Terry scored 11 on 5-of-6 shooting.
Jahmyl Telfort led the Huskies (1-6) with 11 points. Masai Troutman and Jared Turner both scored 10 off the bench in the first meeting between the schools.
Kelly sank 3 of 4 shots from 3-point range and scored 11 points to help Georgia Tech take a 42-26 lead at halftime.
Telfort hit 1 of 2 free throws to get the Huskies within 49-37 with 15:52 left to play. From there, Terry scored four in a 9-0 run to push Tech’s led to 21 and the Yellow Jackets were never threatened.
The Yellow Jackets improved to 24-3 all-time against members of the Colonial Athletic Association.
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