Post-Game Notes

Feb. 14, 2009

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Georgia Tech’s loss today gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 10-14 overall and 1-10 in the ACC

… four consecutive losses and nine losses in their last 10 games

… a record of 34-50 all-time vs. NC State

… a 6-11 record vs. NC State

… two losses to the Wolfpack in one regular season for the first time since 2005

… a home loss to the Wolfpack for the first time since 2005

… a record of 152-126 in nine seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt

… an 8-7 record at home this season, 1-5 in the ACC

… an 0-4 record in February

… a 3-9 record after trailing at halftime

… an all-time Alexander Memorial Coliseum record of 531-185

… an all-time record of 1,214-1,068 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

Notes

… Tech shot less than 50 percent from the field for the 15th consecutive game

… NC State is just the third team to shoot 50 percent or better against the Yellow Jackets this season

… NC State’s field goal percentage was the highest by a Tech opponent this season (previously .526 by Alabama)

… Tech forced more opponent turnovers today in any game since Jan. 17th, when the Jackets forced 22 turnovers by… NC State

… Tech’s 16 steals were its most ever in an ACC game

… Tech’s 16 steals also tie for the fourth-most single-game steals in school history

                24 vs. Florida A&M, 11-26-94

                21 vs. Saint Francis, Pa. (12-30-06)

                19 vs. Alabama A&M (12-17-03)

                16 vs. NC State (2-14-09)

                16, three other times

               

… Tech suffered its largest margin of defeat at home since losing by 22 (51-73) vs. UIC on Nov. 25, 2005

… Tech faced its largest halftime deficit since Jan. 3 at Alabama

 

Lewis Clinch, Sr., G

… made more than one three-point field goal in a game for the first time since the Jan. 20 Boston College game

… his second three-pointer today was his 20th against ACC competition this season, his eighth against NC State (he was 6-10 in the previous meeting)

… broke a streak of three straight games of being held to single-digit points by scoring in double figures today

… scored in double figures for the 10th time in 17 games played this season and for the 44th time in his career

… played in his 86th career game and started for the 51st time

… broke a tie with Michael Maddox for the 12th-most career three-point field goals in Tech history

… had his third straight game with at least four assists

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… scored in double figures for the second straight game, the fifth time in the last six games and for the 16th time overall this season

… played in his 98th career game today

… his first blocked shot today was the 87th of his career, tying Antoine Ford for the 11th-most career blocks in Georgia Tech history

… his first block today, his 37th of the season, also tied for the 20th-most single-season blocked shots in Yellow Jacket history

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… his eighth point today was the 600th point of his young career

… held to single-digit rebounds in consecutive games for the first time this season

… has blocked at least one shot in 11 consecutive games and has blocked at least two shots in three straight games

… his second blocked shot today gave him 37 for the season, tying for the 20th-most single-season rejections in Tech history

 

Zachery Peacock, Jr., F

… The junior played in his 80th career game today

… had a season high for steals in an ACC game

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… scored in double figures for the third straight game, and for the 13th time overall this season

… has started all 24 games this season

 

Moe Miller, So., G

… recorded his 1,000th career minute played (entered today with 983)

… had more steals today than in his previous five games combined

… had his most steals since Nov. 28

 

Lance Storrs, So., G

… recorded just the third blocked shot of his career

 

Nick Foreman, Fr., G

… sank his first three-point field goal in more than a month, since the Jan. 10 game at Maryland

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