Maryland vs. Georgia Tech Pick & Odds: January 30th 2011
Two hot ACC teams square off in Atlanta on Sunday night when Maryland visits Georgia Tech. The Terrapins are coming off a dominant 66-42 victory at Virginia on Thursday in which they proved they can win without a huge game from 6-10 forward Jordan Williams. The Yellow Jackets remained perfect at home in conference play with a 72-57 dismantling of Virginia Tech on Tuesday. Maryland and Georgia Tech are 3-3 – tied for fifth in the ACC – after starting 0-2.
Georgia Tech junior guard Iman Shumpert is a legitimate ACC Player of the Year candidate after his triple-double in the win over the Hokies. In addition to putting up 22 points, 12 rebounds, 11 assists and seven steals, Shumpert shut down Virginia Tech star Malcolm Delaney. The Yellow Jackets are playing terrific defense at home in ACC play – they held North Carolina and Wake Forest to less than 30 percent shooting and Virginia Tech to less than 40 percent. TAKE GEORGIA TECH PLUS