Georgia Tech Postgame Notes

March 13, 2010

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Georgia Tech Postgame Notes March 13, 2010 vs. NC State

Georgia Tech’s Win Today Gives The Yellow Jackets…
… a record of 22-11 overall
… a chance to win the ACC title in football and basketball in the same academic year
… three consecutive victories for the first time since late December/early January
… a spot in the ACC Tournament championship game for the first time since 2005 (in Washington, D.C.)
… a spot in the ACC Tournament championship game for the seventh time overall, and for just the second time in Greensboro (also 1996)
… their most wins in one season since going 28-10 in 2003-04
… a 24-27 all-time record in the ACC Tournament, including a mark of 9-9 under Paul Hewitt
… a 4-1 record as the ACC Tournament’s No. 7 seed
… a 36-50 all-time record vs. NC State
… five wins in the last seven meetings with the Wolfpack including a 2-0 record this season
… a 3-3 record vs. the Wolfpack in ACC Tournament play
… an 8-11 record vs. NC State under Hewitt
… a 10-17 all-time record in the Greensboro Coliseum including a mark of 8-12 in ACC Tournament play
… a record of 176-142 in 10 seasons under Paul Hewitt
… a 3-2 record in March
… 19-1 this season after leading at halftime (*this note courtesy of Dan Radakovich)
… an all-time record of 1,238-1,085 in 95 seasons of basketball

Team Notes
… Tech’s two 3-point field goals tied for a season low (also vs. Dayton)
… Tech has held all three ACC Tournament opponents to less than 40 percent shooting
.. Tech has shot less than 60 percent from the free throw line in all three ACC Tournament games
… Tech’s 57 points were a season low
… Tech’s 57 points were its fewest in an ACC Tournament game since 1999 (78-49 loss to UNC)
… Tech’s 57 points were its fewest in an ACC Tournament WIN since 1985 (57-54 win over UNC in title game)

D’Andre Bell, Sr.
… made his 51st consecutive start and his 66th career start overall; also played in his 121st career game
… had more assists today than in his previous four games combined (3)

Derrick Favors, Fr.
… scored in double figures for the eighth consecutive game
… scored in double figures for the 24th time this season
… his 13th point was also his 400th of the season
… has played in all 33 games this season and has started 32 times
… has blocked at least two shots in each of the last seven games
… had as many steals today as he had in his previous four games combined (2)

Gani Lawal, Jr.
… scored in double figures for the 24th time this season and the 58th time in his career
… has scored in double figures in 15 of his last 21 games
… pulled down double figure rebounds for the 15th time this season
… recorded his 12th double-double of the season
… his seventh free throw attempt was his 125th of the season, which ranks 20th in Tech history for single-season FTAs
… played in his 97th career game and started for the 89th time
… entered the game with 280 rebounds this season, inching closer to the 300-rebound mark, which has been reached only 10 times in Tech history
… entered the game with 1,124 career points, needing 13 to pass Jim Nolan for 32nd place on Tech’s all-time career scoring list
… his first blocked shot today was the 125th of his career

Mo Miller, Jr.
… played in his 81st career game
… his first three-point field goal today means four of his 11 three-point field goals this season have come in the ACC Tournament

Brian Oliver, Fr.
… has played in all 33 career games

Zachery Peacock, Sr.
… entered tonight’s game with 991 career points
… scored in double figures for the 12th time this season
… has made a three-pointer in 14 of Tech’s last 16 games

Glen Rice, Fr.
… made his eighth consecutive start
… scored in double figures for the sixth time

Iman Shumpert, So.
… made his 20th consecutive start and his 57th career start overall
… was one rebound shy of tying a season high

Mfon Udofia, Fr.
… has played in all 33 career games
… came off the bench for the eighth consecutive game after starting games 1-25

Rebounds/Season
364, Jim Caldwell 1963-64
356, Rich Yunkus 1970-71
346, Jim Caldwell 1964-65
323, Rich Yunkus 1969-70
321, Malcolm Mackey 1990-91
316, Malcolm Mackey 1991-92
312, Alvin Jones 2000-01
306, Malcolm Mackey 1992-93
302, Matt Harpring 1997-98
302, Alvin Jones 1998-99
293, Matt Harpring 1995-96
290, Gani Lawall 2009-10
288, Lenny Cohen 1956-57
283, Jim Caldwell 1962-63
279, Derrick Favors 2009-10
278, Chris Bosh 2002-03
276, Jason Collier 1999-00
276, Rich Yunkus 1968-69

Blocked Shots/Season
141, Alvin Jones 1997-98
107, Alvin Jones 1998-99
101, Alvin Jones 2000-01
82, John salley 1984-85
76, Alvin Jones 1999-00
71, Derrick Favors 2009-10
67, John Salley 1983-84
67, Chris Bosh 2002-03
65, Matt Geiger 1991-92
65, Eddie Elisma 1995-96
61, Malcolm Mackey 1992-93
59, John Salley 1985-86
56, Luke Schenscher 2004-05
55, Alade Aminu 2008-09
54, Malcolm Mackey 1990-91
54, Eddie Elisma 1996-97
54, Luke Schenscher 2003-04
48, Gani Lawal 2009-10
46, Gani Lawal 2008-09

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