Post-Game Notes

Nov. 14, 2008

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Georgia Tech’s win tonight gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a 1-0 record overall

… a 143-112 record in nine seasons under Paul Hewitt (209-139 in 12 seasons overall)

… an 8-1 record in season openers under Hewitt

… a 2-0 all-time record vs. Winston-Salem State

… an all-time record of 524-179 in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… an all-time record of 1,205-1,054 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

Notes

… Georgia Tech had two players – Gani Lawal and Maurice “Moe” Miller — register double-doubles in the same game for the first time since Jan. 21, 2006 vs. Clemson

… Tech won by 40-plus points for the first time since Dec. 22, 2007 vs. Centenary (86-41); that game also marked the last time the Jackets won a game by 30-plus points

… It has only been since March 13th of last season that Tech scored 90 points (92-76 vs. Virginia); the Yellow Jackets scored 90 points only three times all of last season

… The Yellow Jackets grabbed more than 50 rebounds in a game for the first time since Dec. 28, 2006 vs. Troy

… Tech had five players score in double figures; that last happened on March 13th of last season vs. Virginia in the ACC Tournament

… The Jackets held the Rams to just 26.2 percent shooting, better than last year’s season-best effort of 28.6 percent by Centenary on Dec. 22, 2007

… In the first half, Georgia Tech had more free throws than field goals (17-14) and more free throw attempts than field goal attempts (28-27)

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… eclipsed his career scoring high before the first half was over with 18 points (previous high was 17 points vs. Indiana on Nov. 27, 2007)

… had a career-high number of rebounds tonight (previously 9 vs. Presbyterian on Jan. 6, 2008)

… recorded his first career double-double

… scored in double figures for the 10th time in his career, including the season opener last year

 

Maurice “Moe” Miller, So., G

… scored in double figures for the 11th time in his career and for his third consecutive game dating back to last season

… went over 100 career assists tonight (he entered the game with 96)

… recorded a career-high number of assists (previously 9 vs. Maryland on Feb. 2, 2008)

… had a career-high number of rebounds (previously 6 vs. Wake Forest on March 1, 2008)

… recorded his first career double-double

 

Zachery Peacock, Jr., F

… scored in double figures for his sixth consecutive game dating back to last season

… scored in double figures for the 20th time in his career

… his second blocked shot tied a career high (three previous times)

 

Lance Storrs, So., G

… scored a career-high tonight (previously 8 points vs. Centenary on Dec. 22, 2007)

… sank more than one three-point field goal in a game for the first time; he had four three-pointers all of last season

… recorded a career-high number of rebounds (previously 3 vs. Tennessee State on Nov. 11, 2007)

… recorded his first career blocked shot

… scored in double figures for the first time in his career

 

Brad Sheehan, So., C

… scored a career-high tonight (previously 5 points vs. Tennessee State on Nov. 11, 2007)

… had career-highs for field goals (previously 2) and field goal attempts (previously 3)

… scored in double figures for the first time in his career

 

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