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ATLANTA -- Paul Johnson hears criticism of his Georgia Tech teams mixed performance in its 2-0 start, and he is reminded that it can be dangerous to reach conclusions after only two games. Cheap Adidas NMD 2018 .Last year was a painful example.The Yellow Jackets outscored their first two opponents by a combined margin of 134-19 in 2015. After the strong 2-0 start, they lost five straight and finished 3-9 overall with only one Atlantic Coast Conference win.The lesson was that it was unwise to read too much into lopsided wins over 2015 underdog opponents Alcorn State and Tulane.Georgia Tech, which plays Vanderbilt (1-1) on Saturday, opened this season with a narrow win over ACC rival Boston College before beating Mercer 35-10 last week. Apparently, Johnson has heard feedback that the win over Mercer should have been more impressive.The first two games we came out of the gate last year and killed everybody, and everybody was talking about how great we were, and we werent, Johnson said Tuesday when asked what he has learned about his team.And now after the first two games this year people want to talk about how bad we are, and were not. So its kind of somewhere in between.Johnson should learn more about his team in the next few weeks. After the visit from Vanderbilt , Georgia Tech plays No. 5 Clemson and No. 25 Miami.Johnson provided hints he is encouraged by what he has seen so far.At least this team in the first game found a way to win without our A game, he said, referring to the 17-14 win over Boston College in Dublin.Johnson said he gave a C grade to the win over Mercer.This game also should reveal much to Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason. The Commodores have lost five straight in the series and are 0-11-1 against the Yellow Jackets since 1941.Were facing a Georgia Tech team who we have not had the opportunity to beat in a while, Mason said Tuesday. So with that says theres an opportunity in front of us to do something great.Georgia Tech freshman running back Dedrick Mills, who scored the game-winning touchdown against Boston College, was suspended last week for a violation of team rules. He is back with the team and may start against Vanderbilt. Mills and Marcus Marshall are listed as co-starters.Mills rushed for 73 yards on 18 carries against Boston College.Marshall and Quaide Weimerskirch lost fumbles against Mercer.Qua Searcy ran for a career-high 91 yards on only seven carries in his first career start against Mercer.Quarterback Justin Thomas, who sat out the second half last week with a minor injury, should return against Vanderbilt.Matthew Jordan and TaQuon Marshall played behind Thomas. The three quarterbacks combined to run for 125 yards and four touchdowns in the spread-option offense.I thought Saturday we made some improvement in some areas, Johnson said. Weve still got a ton of work to do. Certainly were not where wed like to be in any facet.Its no surprise that the triple-option aspect of Georgia Techs offense has led to extra work for Mason and his staff. He said his staff began studying the offense this summer.---AP Sports Writer Teresa M. Walker in Nashville, Tennessee contributed to this report.---AP college football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org Green Adidas NMD 2018 Store . -- Playing time has been limited for Maxim Tissot this season, so the Montreal Impact defender made the most of his first scoring opportunity on Saturday. Blue 2018 Adidas NMD Outlet . Each of Houstons starters scored in double figures as the Rockets improved to 2-0 against the Spurs this season, with both victories coming on the road. They also moved within 3 1/2 games of San Antonio (22-7) for the lead the Southwest Division. http://www.cheapadidasnmdfromchinaonline.com/ . Those lessons were more than enough to overwhelm the Utah Jazz. Lou Williams scored 25 points and the Hawks continued their offensive upswing as they rolled to an easy 118-85 victory over the Jazz on Friday night, winning their third straight and for the fourth time in five games. Sri Lanka Cricket has announced it will invest heavily in the existing club-based domestic structure, although a provincial first-class tournament is also in the works. The board has promised a grant of 11 million Sri Lankan rupees (USD $74,000 approx) for each of the 14 clubs in the first-class tournament, and has also said it will beef up facilities by providing bowling machines, mechanised rollers and other groundskeeping equipment. Ten Tier B clubs will get a grant of nine million rupees as well.We have identified our clubs as the places that we promote, sustain and develop cricket in our country, and we will invest as much as possible in this area, SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala said. For Sri Lanka to make an indelible mark on the world arena we need to focus on strengthening and developing our domestic cricket - this will provide us with a world-class pool of players to select from. Our focus is on the quality of cricket and not just the quantity.The announcement of these grants comes weeks after SLC had reinstated domestic contracts, handing out 85 of them to cricketers from a variety of clubs. This was a repudiation of the pay-model devised by 2015s SLC interim committee, who sought to better incentivise players by paying out substantial match fees ffor games played, instead of handing out contracts that guarantee income through the season. Purple Adidas NMD 2018 Sale. The present board also rejected the 2015 interim committees vision for Sri Lankas domestic cricket, having canned the provincial tournament devised by Mahela Jayawardene.Moreover, these latest grants suggest the board does not want to move away from a club-based domestic structure, despite growing criticism of the competition. Several former players have suggested the current first-class format does not encourage high-quality cricket, and have also voiced concerns that senior cricket has not meaningfully spread beyond Basnahira (western province) and Ruhuna (southern province).SLC is expected to announce the details of a new provincial tournament over the next few weeks. However, this tournament is expected to be much shorter than the club tournament, and is likely to feature just four teams.The Premier League Tournament - for now the main first-class competition in Sri Lanka - will be unchanged from the previous seasons format. 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