ATLANTA – Senior guard Ty Greene scored 13 of his game-high 16 points in the second half and South Carolina-Upstate stretched its winning streak against ACC schools to two with a 59-54 win Saturday at Georgia Tech.
The Spartans (8-2), from Spartanburg, S.C., lost their first seven all-time games to ACC teams before beating Virginia Tech 64-63 last season, and the Yellow Jackets (6-2) in McCamish Pavilion.
Upstate shot just 30.2 percent (16 for 53), but cashed in on 17 turnovers by Georgia Tech, and made 10 of 26 3-point shots.
The game was tied at 28 at halftime, and the Yellow Jackets led much of the second half before the Spartans took a 49-48 lead when ShunQuez Stephens made two free throws with 4:07 left in the game. Upstate led rest of the way.