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ACC Baseball Tournament 2012: Georgia Tech Proves ACC Depth with Tourney Win

Published by on May 27, 2012

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets showed just how deep the ACC is with their conference tournament victory as a No. 8 seed.

Manager Danny Hall's team beat the Miami Hurricanes 8-5 in Sunday's game, in an impressive victory over the team they beat at the end of the regular season to secure a spot in this conference tournament.

The Yellow Jackets had a rough go at it this season, suffering numerous injuries and a tough schedule (RPI: 36). You don't see too many No. 8 seeds winning their conference tournaments in college baseball these days, and you definitely don't see them winning in the fashion that Georgia Tech did, outscoring its opponents 35-15 in the four games it played.

Tech started off its improbable run with a 5-4 upset victory over the Florida State Seminoles. It became only the third No. 8 seed to beat a No. 1 in the 39 years the tournament has been played.

There were no qualms or under-the-breath complaints about the Seminoles as the No. 1 seed, as they had proved their worth for the entire season, making this ...

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