Post-Game Notes

Jan. 28, 2010

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Georgia Tech’s Win Tonight Gives The Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 15-5 overall, 4-3 in the ACC

… a record of 169-136 in 10 seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt

… an all-time series record of 33-35 vs. Wake Forest, including a 23-9 mark in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… four wins in the last five meetings with the Demon Deacons

… six consecutive home wins over Wake Forest

… a 10-10 record vs. Wake Forest under Hewitt

… a 5-3 record in January

… an all-time record of 542-188 in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… an all-time record in ACC play of 199-264 (1980-present)

… an all-time record of 1,231-1,079 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

Team Notes

… Tech’s 21-point margin of victory was its largest ever against Wake Forest (previously 19 points in 1992)

… Georgia Tech held Wake Forest well under its season scoring average of 76.7 points. The Yellow Jackets had similar efforts against Duke (19 points under average), North Carolina (-12) and Clemson (-13)

… Tech shot its highest field goal percentage (.537) since Dec. 14 vs. Chattanooga (.608)

… Tech has held every opponent this season to less than 50 percent shooting

… Tech’s streak of playing in games decided by two points ended at three games

 

D’Andre Bell, Sr.

… his 16 points were a career high (previously 15 points vs. Florida State on Dec. 30, 2007)

… scored in double figures for the first time since Jan. 2 vs. Charlotte

… scored in double figures against an ACC opponent for the first time this season

… played in his 108th career game and started for the 53rd time

… played his 2,000th career minute tonight (had 1,992 entering the game)

 

Derrick Favors, Fr.

… scored in double figures the third straight game and for the 15th time overall this season

… in the first half alone he tied his career high for blocked shots with four

,,, his fifth blocked shot gave him 41 on the season, which ties for the 20th-most single-season blocks in Tech history

… has started all 20 games of his collegiate career

 

Gani Lawal, Jr.

… scored in double figures for the 50th time in his career and for the 16th time this season

… his first blocked shot tonight gave him 105 for his career, which tied Alade Aminu for the sixth-most career blocks in Tech history

… moved closer to 1,000 career points and 600 rebounds (had 976 points and 582 rebounds entering tonight’s game)

… played in his 83rd career game and started for the 75th time

 

Brian Oliver, Fr.

… scored in double figures in back-to-back games for the first time

… scored in double figures for the sixth time overall this season

… has made two or more three-point field goals in a game nine times this season

… his third three-pointer tonight gave him nine over the last two games combined

… has played in all 20 games this season

 

Zachery Peacock, Sr.

… needed 13 points tonight to reach 900 for his career

… played in his 106th career game

 

Iman Shumpert, So.

… scored in double figures for the second straight game, the fourth time in his last five games, and for the sixth time overall this season

… had more than one three-point field goal for just the third time this season

… played in his 45th career game

 

Mfon Udofia, Fr.

… has started all 20 games of his career

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