Post-Game Notes

Nov. 25, 2008

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Georgia Tech’s win tonight gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a 3-0 record overall

… a 3-0 record to start the season for the sixth time in seven years (last year Tech lost its season

opener)

… a 145-112 record in nine seasons under Paul Hewitt (211-139 in 12 seasons overall)

… a 2-0 all-time record vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff; the previous meeting was a 113-75 win to open the 2002-03 season

… a 10-1 all-time record against teams in the SWAC

… an all-time record of 525-179 in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… an all-time record of 1,207-1,054 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

Notes

… Moe Miller did not start tonight (concussion) – the first time he has not started since March 6th, on Senior Night, against Clemson

Lance Storrs made his first career start tonight

… The Yellow Jackets started one freshmen, two sophomores, one junior and one senior tonight

… Tonight’s game marked the first of six consecutive home games for the Yellow Jackets

… Georgia Tech’s 31 first-half points were its fewest points in any half this season

… Tech attempted just four three-point field goals; last season the Jackets attempted at least 10 three-pointers in every game

 

Lance Storrs, So., G

… made his first career start tonight and played in his 28th career game

… had a career-high four assists (previous career-high: 3)

 

Zachery Peacock, Jr., F

… scored in double figures for the third straight game this season and for the eighth consecutive game dating back to last season

 

Gary Cage, Sr., G

… made the first three-point field goal of his career

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… played his 1,000th career minute tonight (entered tonight’s game with 996)

… recorded his 250th career rebound (entered tonight’s game with 249)

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… scored in double figures for the third straight game – the first time in his career he has reached double-digits in three consecutive games

… recorded his second double-double of the season (also the second of his career)

 

Lawal first three games of 2007-08: 21 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist; 1 block; 1 steal

Lawal first three games of 2008-09: 62 points, 34 rebounds, 1 assist; 4 blocks; 5 steals

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… had a career-high eight assists; more than he had in first two games combined (5)

 

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