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Clemson has no answer for Georgia Tech

The Tigers have now suffered two consecutive sub-par performances since its return from the COVID work stoppage.
Credit: AP
Clemson head coach Brad Brownell talks to guard Al-Amir Dawes during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tech on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP, Pool)

ATLANTA — ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech returned from a 17-day layoff with one of its most impressive showings of the season. The Yellow Jackets routed No. 20 Clemson 83-65 as three players scored more than 20 points. 

Michael Devoe led the way with 22 points, while Moses Wright and Jordan Usher chipped in with 21 apiece. The Yellow Jackets built a nine-point halftime lead and led by as many as 22 to stretch its winning streak to five in a row. They handed the Tigers their second straight blowout loss. Aamir Simms led Clemson with 19 points.

Former News19 Player of the Week Clyde Trapp out of Lower Richland had 14 points and seven rebounds.