Post-Game Notes

Jan. 20, 2009

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Georgia Tech’s loss tonight gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 9-9 overall and 0-5 in the ACC

… four consecutive losses (last win came Jan. 6 vs. Georgia)

… an 0-5 record in ACC play for the first time since 2001-02 when they began 0-7

… a record of 151-121 in nine seasons under Paul Hewitt

… a 7-3 all-time record vs. Boston College

… their first ever home loss to the Eagles (2-1) and their first loss to BC overall since Jan. 29, 2006

… a record of 4-2 vs. BC under Hewitt

… a 7-4 record after leading at halftime

… an all-time Alexander Memorial Coliseum record of 530-184

… an all-time record of 1,213-1,063 in 92 seasons of basketball

… an all-time ACC record of 192-252

… a 7-5 record at home this season

 

About The Overtime

… Tech has played in back-to-back overtime games for the first time since Feb. 7-10, 1996 vs. Duke and North Carolina (the Yellow Jackets won both of those games)

… Tonight’s game was Tech’s fourth overtime game of the season (Tech is 1-3 in OT games this season)

… Tech’s four overtime games are its most in one season since playing five OT games in 1998-99

… Tech’s all-time record in overtime games is 60-49

… Tech is 6-7 in overtime games under Paul Hewitt

 

Notes

… The Yellow Jackets recorded a season-high 10 blocked shots (previously 8 vs. Georgia)

… Tech is 27-of-35 from the free throw line over the last two games combined

… The Jackets had their fewest assists since the Dec. 14 UIC game

… Georgia Tech had more turnovers than assists for the fifth consecutive game

… Tech shot less than 50 percent for the ninth consecutive game

 

Lewis Clinch, Sr., G

… played in his 80th career time and started for the 45th time

… had just his second blocked shot of the season and the seventh block of his career

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… played in his 92nd career game tonight and started for the 25th time

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… recorded his ACC-leading 11th double-double and his 13th double-digit rebound game

… his sixth blocked shot gave him a career-high (previously 5 vs. NC State last season)

… his fifth blocked shot (his 56th career rejection) moved him into 18th place on Tech’s all-time career blocks list, passing both Duane Ferrell and Robert Brooks

… his fifth blocked shot matched his total number of blocked shots over the previous five games combined

… scored his 500th career point tonight in just his 50th career game (he entered the game with 498 career points)

… scored in double figures for the 15th time this season and for the 24th time in his career

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… eclipsed 200 career points and 100 career assists tonight in just his 18th career game (he entered the game with 198 points and 99 assists)

… his fourth steal tonight gave him eight pilfers over the last two games combined

… scored in double figures for the second straight game and for the 10th time overall this season

 

Zachery Peacock, Jr., F

… scored in double figures for the 10th time this season and the 29th time in his career

 

Maurice Miller, So., G

… scored in double figures for the second time this season, the first time since the season opener vs. Winston-Salem State; he reached double figures with 11 points in the first half

… scored in double figures for the 12th time in his career

… scored his 300th career point in just his 39th career game (he entered the game with 295 career points)

 

Lance Storrs, So., G

… has made at least one three-point field goal in 10 straight games and in 15 of 18 games this season; last season he made four three-pointers for the entire season

… has made at least two three-point field goals in each of the last two games

… fouled out for the first time this season, the second time in his career

 

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