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Georgia Tech leaning heavily on freshmen scorers as it tries for winning season under Gregory

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    FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2013 file photo, Georgia Tech's Marcus Georges-Hunt (3) puts up a shot against Miami's Durand Scott during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Atlanta. Georgia Tech, which plays Maryland on Wednesday night, Feb. 27, 2013, is the only team in the ACC whose top scorer is a freshman. In fact, Georgia Tech's top two scorers _ Georges-Hunt and Robert Carter Jr. _ are freshmen. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)The Associated Press

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    FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2013 file photo, Georgia Tech's Robert Carter, Jr., right, shoots over Clemson's Milton Jennings in an NCAA college basketball game in Clemson, S.C. Georgia Tech, which plays Maryland on Wednesday night, Feb. 27, 2013, +is the only team in the ACC whose top scorer is a freshman. In fact, Georgia Tech's top two scorers _ Marcus Georges-Hunt and Robert Carrter Jr. _ are freshmen. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer, File) GREENVILLE OUT SENECA OUTThe Associated Press

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    Georgia Tech head coach Brian Gregory argues with an official in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Norm Shafer)The Associated Press

Brian Gregory believes his commitment to three freshmen starters will pay off for Georgia Tech in the future.

It hasn't been easy for Georgia Tech to win this year as the only Atlantic Coast Conference team with a freshman as its top scorer.

The Yellow Jackets' two leading scorers are freshmen Marcus Georges-Hunt and Robert Carter Jr. Chris Bolden, a strong 3-point shooter, is the third freshman starter.

Georgia Tech, which plays Maryland on Wednesday night, has lost two straight to fall to 14-12 overall and 4-10 in the ACC. A quick turnaround is needed for the Yellow Jackets to manage a winning record in Gregory's second season as coach.

Georgia Tech hasn't had two freshmen lead the team in scoring since Javaris Crittenton and Thaddeus Young in 2006-07.