Team preview: Georgia Tech

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 19, 2004, 5:36 PM ET
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Nobody saw it coming … except Paul Hewitt.

Georgia Tech's struggling program was supposed to take a hit last season after losing 2003 ACC Rookie of the Year Chris Bosh to the NBA lottery and 2002 ACC Rookie of the Year Ed Nelson to transfer. How could a 15-16 team that lost its two best frontcourt players and didn't have an incoming freshman emerge as a Final Four team?