Post-Game Notes

Nov. 28, 2014

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MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

• Opening tip: won by Georgia Tech (Jackets are 3-1 on opening tips this season)

• First subs for Georgia Tech: Josh Heath for Travis Jorgenson at 16:47 1st half

• On the floor for Georgia Tech at the end:  Jackson, Bolden, Georges-Hunt, Stephens, Sampson

• Series Record vs. Marquette:  3-4 overall, 1-2 on neutral floors

• Current series streak:  three straight wins for Marquette

• Tech is now 16-18 against current members of the Big East Conference

• Georgia Tech is now 3-6 in Thanksgiving tournaments under Brian Gregory, and 4-9 on neutral floors.

• Georgia Tech’s next game:  Friday, Nov. 28 vs. Rider (2-3), 6:30 p.m., Orlando Classic, HP Field House, Orlando, Fla. [ESPN2]

 

TEAM NOTES

• Georgia Tech suffered a rare loss when it out-shot its opponent from the floor. The Yellow Jackets are 42-12 when shooting a higher field goal percentage than its opponent.

• Georgia Tech is now 26-10 under Gregory when scoring 70 or more points. The Jackets are also 8-27 when the opponent scores 70 or more.

• Georgia Tech led 31-29 at the half, and has led at halftime in every game this season. The Jackets are 36-17 when leading at the half under Brian Gregory.

• Georgia Tech out-rebounded Marquette, 41-29, and has outrebounded all four of its opponents this season. The Jackets are 40-26 under Gregory when out-rebounding their opponent.

• Tech is 6-46 when trailing at the 5-minute mark of the second half under Brian Gregory.

• Tech utilized nine players against Marquette, and eight of them scored.

• Tech committed a season-high 16 turnovers.

• Tech received a season-high 35 points from its bench.

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

• Freshman Tadric Jackson came into Thursday night’s game 0-for-11 from three-point range, but broke his drought with a trio of threes and his first double-digit scoring game (team-high 17 points).

Josh Heath had seven assists and just one turnover against Marquette. For the season, the sophomore point guard has 25 assists and two turnovers.

Travis Jorgenson made his second start of the season at point guard, moving back into the lineup after missing the Alabama A&M game with soreness in his surgically repaired knee and coming off the bench against IPFW.

Marcus Georges-Hunt scored a season-high 14 points, reaching double figures for the third time in four games and the 43rd time in his career.

Robert Sampson had a season-high nine rebounds.

 

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