Georgia State, Georgia Tech agree to three-game men’s basketball series

ATLANTA — Georgia State and Georgia Tech have agreed to play a three-game series in men’s basketball that begins with the upcoming 2020-21 season.

Georgia Tech will host Georgia State at McCamish Pavilion on Dec. 16 this season and again during the 2021-22 season on a date to be determined. The Panthers will host the Yellow Jackets on a date to be determined during the 2022-23 season.

The teams last played on Oct. 28, 2017, an exhibition game Georgia State won 65-58. The game aided the victims of the hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

The two squads last played in a regular-season game on Dec. 17, 2008, at Alexander Memorial Coliseum. Georgia Tech won the game, the final of a three-game series between the two schools, 84-64 Tech victory.

The series dates back to the 1969-70 season with Tech holding a 17-2 lead advantage in the series.

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