Georgia Tech controlled things from the start, racing out to a 31-23 halftime lead. Every time Syracuse tried to get back in it in the second half, Tech responded with a bucket.
C.J. Fair tried to make his senior night memorable with 28 points and 8 rebounds, but his efforts fell short as Syracuse could not get enough stops.
The Orange, trailing by double figures for most of the final frame, made a furious rally late. Turnovers and missed opportunities would haunt Syracuse in this one. The Yellow Jackets escaped with a 67-62 lead.
Syracuse fell to 26-4 on the season, and faces Florida State on March 9th for the regular season finale.