ATLANTA -- Tracy Smith scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while five other North Carolina State players scored in double figures to help the Wolfpack defeat Georgia Tech 86-65 on Saturday, the reeling Yellow Jackets' fourth straight loss.
Javier Gonzalez and Courtney Fells each added 14 points, C.J. Williams and Dennis Horner each had 11 points and Brandon Costner had 10 points for N.C. State (14-9, 4-6 Atlantic Coast Conference). The Wolfpack won their first ACC game on the road after four losses.Georgia Tech (10-14, 1-10 ACC), losing its ninth in 10 games, was led by Iman Shumpert's 14 points. Lewis Clinch added 12 and Alade Aminu had 11.Tech's last win and only ACC victory was a 76-74 victory over then No. 6 Wake Forest on Jan. 31 at home. N.C. State beat No. 7 Wake Forest 82-76 in its last game on Wednesday night.