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#Overtime with Marcus Georges-Hunt

Feb. 18, 2015

THE FLATS – A model Georgia Tech student-athlete who takes his basketball, academics and family seriously, Marcus Georges-Hunt has started all but one game in his career and has improved statistically each season in most every category.

A member of the ACC All-Academic team each year at Tech, Georges-Hunt became the 43rd player in Tech history to reach 1,000 career points Jan. 31 against NC State. He now stands in 39th place with 1,079 points.

Georges-Hunt is a veteran of 89 career starts in a Tech uniform. He currently leads the team in scoring with a career-best 13.8 points per game, which ranks 14th in the ACC, and 14.6 points in ACC games. He also is working on career bests in rebound average (5.7 per game), free throw percentage (77.4 percent, 9th in the ACC) and steals (1.36 per game).

Shoe Size: 13
Roommate: Tadric Jackson, Demarco Cox, Josh Heath
Interests/Hobbies: playing video games, hanging with family
Three Words That Describe Me: humble, ambitious, goofy
Favorite Food: chicken
Favorite Late Night Snack: yogurt
Meal I Prepare Most Often: a bowl of cereal
Favorite Spot on Campus: Technology Square
Favorite Childhood Activity: game of 21 (basketball)
Favorite TV Channel: NBA TV, ESPN, BET
Moment in History I’d Like to Have Witnessed: “I have a dream” speech
Celebrity Crush: Beyonce
Biggest Fear: God
Job I’d Like Outside of Basketball: owning my business or company
Favorite Sports Movies: Space Jam, Coach Carter, Glory Road
Favorite Non-Sports Movies: Bad Boys II, Think Like A Man
Best Sports Talent Besides Basketball: football
Favorite Pro Athlete: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade
Favorite Non-NBA Pro Team: Miami Dolphins
Favorite Georgia Tech Sport to Watch: football
Most Memorable Sports Moment: scoring 56 points in a high school game
Pregame Ritual: shower, lift, stretch, listen to music
My Focus This Summer: getting into better shape, getting to know all the newcomers and working on my leadership skills
Favorite Coach Gregory Phrase: “Shoot the ball, don’t hesitate”
What I Like Most About Georgia Tech: The education here is awesome, and the environment is great. Great students and fan support. I love our tradition.”

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