Post-Game Notes

Dec. 15, 2008

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Georgia Tech’s loss today gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a 5-2 record and two losses in their last three games

… a 147-116 record in nine seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt

… a 161-13 record against non-conference opponents at Alexander Memorial Coliseum since the beginning of the 1981-82 season

… a record of 104-19 under Hewitt when holding opponents to less than 70 points

… a record of 89-17 under Hewitt when shooting more free throw attempts

… a record of 34-20 under Hewitt in December

… a 1-2 all-time record vs. UIC

… a 3-4 all-time record against teams in the Horizon League

… a 1-2 record in December

… a 4-1 record after leading at halftime

… a 2-2 record in games decided by six points or less

… an all-time Alexander Memorial Coliseum record of 527-181, including a 4-2 record this season

… an all-time record of 1,209-1,056

 

Notes

… Held to a season-low today (60 points)

… Has scored just 123 combined points over the last two games combined after scoring scoring at least 74 points in games 1-5

… The Yellow Jackets had their most made three-point field goals since making six in the season opener vs. Winston-Salem State

… Tech was out-rebounded for just the second time this season

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… pulled down double-figure rebounds for the third consecutive game and for the fourth time this season (prior to this season he had zero double-digit rebound games)

… has blocked at least two shots in each of the last three games

… his third blocked shot today gave him seven blocks over the last two games combined and nine blocks over the last three games combined

… his second blocked shot today was the 60th rejection of his career, which ranks 17th in Georgia Tech history

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… scored in double figures for the sixth time in seven games this season, and for the 15th time in his two-year career

… his first blocked shot today was the 40th of his career

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… had his fewest points since scoring seven points in the season opener

 

Nick Foreman, Fr., G

… made the second three-point field goal of his career

 

Lance Storrs, So., G

… tied a career-high with his third three-point field goal (also vs. Winston-Salem State on Nov. 18, 2008)

… his fifth three-point field goal tied a career high (5 vs. Centenary, 12-22-07)

… has already made twice as many three-pointers this season than he did all of last season (4)

 

Zachery Peacock, Jr., F

… had a career-high number of field goal attempts (previous high: 13, two times)

… scored in double figures for the fifth time in seven games this season, and for the 10th time in his last 12 games dating back to last season

… scored his 500th career point today (he entered the game with 498 points)

 

Maurice Miller, So., G

… had more assists today than he had in his previous two games combined (6)

… his fourth missed three-point field goal attempt today made him 0-for-21 from behind the arc this season

… had his second blocked shot of the season and the fourth of his career

 

 

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