ATLANTA -- Daniel Miller blocked seven shots in his first game and Georgia Tech overcame poor shooting to defeat Charleston Southern 52-39 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night.
Georgia Tech, which shot 28.8 percent from the floor, was 3 for 22 on 3-point attempts. Charleston Southern was 4 for 24 from behind the arc.
Johathan Brooks scored 14 points and had 11 rebounds for Charleston Southern, which fell behind by 11-0 to start the game and trailed by as many as 20 points in the second half.
Miller, a 6-foot-10 redshirt freshman, had five points, six rebounds and three steals. Georgia Tech was outrebounded 51-39.
Four of the five starters scored in the Yellow Jackets' 11-0 opening run.