6 questions with Tech basketball team

3:29 pm Nov. 18, 2014

The Georgia Tech basketball team opened its season Friday night with an 80-73 win over Georgia, its fourth win in a row over the Bulldogs. The Yellow Jackets continue with a home game Tuesday night

Brian Gregory Q&A

5:03 pm Nov. 13, 2014

Tuesday, Georgia Tech basketball coach Brian Gregory met with news media to discuss the season ahead and the Yellow Jackets’ season opener in particular, against Georgia on Friday night at McCamish Pavilion.

Opening statement

I think over

Oddsmaker’s attempt at Tech’s remaining games

5:50 pm Oct. 9, 2014

If hypothetical odds are to be believed – and if we can’t believe in hypothetical odds, what do we have left? – the second half of Georgia Tech’s season could be a rough ride. But if you believe in a computer model that picks about 77 percent of its games accurately, start making reservations for Charlotte.

For a story that ran in Wednesday’s paper and myajc, I asked Jay Kornegay,

Herrion hire, Dollar promotion made official

12:14 am Sep. 25, 2014

Two changes to the Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach were made official Wednesday – the hiring of assistant coach Tom Herrion and the promotion of assistant coach Chad Dollar to associate head coach. They were previously reported last week.

The hiring of Herrion, particularly considering the timing, is pretty strong, I think. Herrion was fired from his two head coaching jobs. This spring, he was let go at Marshall, where he

Solomon Poole, Georgia Tech, college basketball

Poole transfers to Florida Atlantic

11:38 pm Sep. 24, 2014

Former Georgia Tech guard Solomon Poole has transferred to Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Fla. He will sit out the 2014-15 season and be eligible to play in 2015-16. He will have two years of

Daniel Miller to play in Spain

4:42 pm Sep. 2, 2014

Former Georgia Tech center Daniel Miller has signed a contract to play in the Spanish basketball league.

Miller will play the 2014-15 season for the club Rio Natura Monbus Obradoiro, according to the team’s website. The club is in the premier Spanish league and is based in Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain.

After going undrafted, Miller played with the Washington Wizards in three summer league games in Las Vegas in

Cremins being considered as Charleston interim

10:46 am Aug. 21, 2014

Bobby Cremins may be getting back in the game. The Georgia Tech coaching legend is being considered as an interim coach at the College of Charleston after its Aug. 5 firing of coach Doug Wojcik,

What do t-shirt sales say about Georgia Tech?

11:02 am Aug. 20, 2014

How strong is the Georgia Tech brand, as judged by sales of t-shirts, magnets and other college insignia-festooned merchandise?

It looks like No. 50, according to the Collegiate Licensing Company, an Atlanta-based company that licenses merchandise

Brian Gregory takes ice bucket challenge

5:17 pm Aug. 16, 2014

Georgia Tech basketball coach Brian Gregory didn’t just take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a fund-raiser to benefit the fight against the insidious disease. With typical enthusiasm, Gregory was dumped with four buckets of ice water by his very willing players, posting a video to his Twitter account Saturday afternoon.

The challenge has sped around social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, creating awareness and donations for the ALS Association.

Notes: A significant honor for Cremins

4:11 pm Jul. 19, 2014

Three notes a little late in coming, but each worth a read, I think.

1. Georgia Tech coaching great Bobby Cremins was named the Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Men’s College Basketball. He was given the award by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Past recipients include Dean Smith, Red Auerbach, John Wooden and Phog Allen, among a slew of other legends of the game.

Cremins coached at Tech for 19 seasons, leading the Yellow