Yellow Jacket Postgame Notes

March 19, 2010

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Georgia Tech Postgame Notes
March 19, 2010 vs. Oklahoma State

Georgia Tech’s Win Tonight Gives The Yellow Jackets…
… a record of 23-12 overall
… their most wins in a season since the 2004 national runner-up team won 28 games
… a 23-15 all-time record in NCAA Tournament play
… their first NCAA Tournament win since 2005
… a 7-5 record in NCAA Tournament play under Paul Hewitt
… a 1-1 record in NCAA Tournament play as the No. 10 seed
… a 5-0 all-time record in the Bradley Center
… a 2-2 all-time record vs. Oklahoma State, including a 2-0 record in NCAA Tournament play
… a record of 177-143 in 10 seasons under Hewitt
… four wins in their last five games
… a 4-3 record in March
… a 4-9 record this season after trailing at halftime
… an all-time record of 1,239-1,086 in 95 seasons of basketball

Team Notes
… Georgia Tech’s free throw percentage of .960 (24-of-25) was the best of the season and the third time Tech has shot 90 percent or better from the line this season
… Tech’s previous high free throw percentage in an NCAA Tournament game was .917 (22-of-24) vs. Georgetown in 1985
… Tech scored less than 70 points for the fifth consecutive game
… Tech won the rebounding battle for the fourth consecutive game
… Tech’s +15 rebound margin was its largest since out-rebounding Winston-Salem State 52-30 on Dec. 29
… Tech is just 9-of-33 from three-point range over the last three games
… Tech had more turnovers than assists for the fifth straight game
… Tech had just one blocked shot, its fewest since Dec. 22 vs. Kennesaw State

D’Andre Bell, Sr.
… made his 53rd consecutive start and his 68th career start overall; also played in his 123rd career game

Derrick Favors, Fr.
… scored in double figures for the 10th consecutive game and for the 26th time overall
… has played in all 35 games this season and started for the 34th time
… entered the game with 73 blocked shots, three short of tying Alvin Jones (2000) for the fifth-most single-season blocks in Tech history
… has blocked at least one shot in nine consecutive games
… now has 299 rebounds, the 12th-most single-season boards in Tech history

Gani Lawal, Jr.
… scored in double figures for the 17th time in his last 23 games
… scored in double figures for the 25th time this season, the 59th time in his career
… played in his 98th career game and started for the 90th time
… eclipsed 450 points in one season for the second straight season
… now has 1,156 career points; tonight he passed Jim Caldwell for 31st place on Tech’s all-time career scoring list
… eclipsed 300 rebounds on the season – the 11th time in Tech history a player has had 300 boards in one season
… now has 708 career rebounds which ties Jeremis Smith for the 12th-most rebounds in Tech history
… now has 218 career free throw attempts, which ranks fourth in Tech history

Mo Miller, Jr.
… played in his 83rd career game
… needed 13 points tonight to reach 500 for his career

Brian Oliver, Fr.
… has played in all 35 career games

Zachery Peacock, Sr.
… scored his 1,000th career point tonight; entered the game with 995 career points
… played in his 121st career game

Glen Rice, Fr.
… has made two or more three-point field goals in a game eight times
… his fourth steal tied a career high
… had as many steals tonight as he had in his previous four games combined (3)
… made his 10th consecutive start

Iman Shumpert, So. … played in his 60th career game and started for the 59th time

Mfon Udofia, Fr.
… has played in all 35 career games
… came off the bench for the 10th 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
301, Gani Lawall 2009-10
299, Derrick Favors 2009-10
293, Matt Harpring 1995-96
288, Lenny Cohen 1956-57
283, Jim Caldwell 1962-63
278, Chris Bosh 2002-03
276, Jason Collier 1999-00

Rebounds/Career
1,205, Malcolm Mackey 1990-93
1,075, Alvin jones 1998-01
997, Matt Harpring 1995-98
993, Jim Caldwell 1963-65
955, Rich Yunkus 1969-71
885, Tom Hammonds 1986-89
846, James Forrest 1992-95
798, John Salley 1983-86
762, Eddie Elisma 1994-97
744, Bruce Dalrymple 1984-87
740, Jim Wood 1974-77
708, Gani Lawal 2008-
708, Jeremis Smith 2005-08
704, Lenny Horton 1977-80

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
74, 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
49, Gani Lawal 2009-10
46, Gani Lawal 2008-09

Free Throw Attempts/Season
241, Rich Yunkus 1970-71
223, Alvin Jones 2000-01
221, Matt Harpring 1997-98
218, Gani Lawal 2009-10
217, Rich Yunkus 1969-70
216, Bobby Kimmel 1956-57

Points/Career
30. 1,184, Sammy Drummer 1978-79
31. 1,156, Gani Lawal 2009-10
32. 1,154, Jim Caldwell 1963-65

Assists/Career
15. 285, Dennis Scott 1988-90
16. 269, Iman Shumpert 2009-
17. 265, Phil Wagner 1966-68
18. 264, Maurice Miller 2008-

Steals/Career
15. 125, Marvin Lewis 2001-04
16. 124, Jon Barry 1991-92
17. 122, D’Andre Bell 2006-
18. 119, Duane Ferrell 1985-88
18. 119, Mario West 2004-07
20. 118, Iman Shumpert 2009-

Blocked Shots/Career
5. 157, Luke Schenscher 2002-05
6. 127, Gani Lawal 2008-

14. 82, Ivano Newbill 1991-94
14. 82, Theodis Tarver 2003-06
16. 74, Derrick Favors 2010-
17. 72, Tom Hammonds 1986-89

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