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What Georgia Tech's performance means for recruiting

On New Year’s Eve, when Georgia Tech pulled off its stunning upset of North Carolina, coach Josh Pastner was grateful for the support of Yellow Jackets fans who decided to pass on watching the football team play in the TaxSlayer Bowl to come to McCamish Pavilion.

However, he might have been more appreciative of the attendance of a young man who wouldn’t qualify as a Tech diehard. Among the announced crowd of 7,754 was Joseph Toppin, a junior small forward from Norcross High who is rated a four-star prospect by 247 Sports and came to the game with his coach, Jesse McMillan.

“Couldn’t have worked out better,” McMillan said.

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Ken Sugiura covers Georgia Tech sports for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.