Post-Game Notes

Feb. 22, 2009

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Georgia Tech’s loss today gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 10-16 overall and 1-12 in the ACC

… their most ACC losses in one season since going 4-12 in 2005-06

… six consecutive losses and 11 defeats in their last 12 games

… a 1-4 record this season against teams ranked in the top 25

… a 57-56 all-time record vs. Clemson

… six losses in their last eight meetings with Clemson

… just their third loss in the last 12 meetings with Clemson in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… a 40-19 record vs. Clemson at home, including a mark of 26-14 at AMC

… a 10-8 record vs. Clemson under Paul Hewitt

… an 0-6 record in February

… an 8-8 record at home this season, including a 1-6 mark in the ACC

… an 0-1 record this season after being tied at the half

… a record of 152-128 in nine seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt

… a record of 531-186 all-time in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… an all-time record of 1,214-1,070 in 92 seasons of basketball


Team Notes

… Tech shot its highest field goal percentage since Dec. 20 when it shot .548 vs. Pepperdine

… Clemson is the third straight Tech opponent to shoot better than 50 percent against the Yellow Jackets

… Tech shot less than 68 percent from the free throw line for the first time since Jan. 14

… Tech shot its highest three-point percentage since Jan. 17

… Tech was out-rebounded for the fourth straight game

… Clemson scored its most points in Alexander Memorial Coliseum since 2002

… Clemson shot 42.3 percent in the first half, ending a streak of four consecutive halfs Tech’s opponents have shot better than 50 percent

… Tech was 5-of-5 from the free throw line in the first half with all five attempts by Gani Lawal


Lewis Clinch, Sr., G

… scored a career high today (previously 25 points vs. Southern Cal)

… scored in double figures for the 12th time this season and the 47th time in his career

… recorded his third straight double-figure scoring game after scoring just 12 points in his previous three games combined

… his sixth three-point field goal gives him 12 three-pointers over the last two games combined

… his sixth three-point field goal tied a career high (also 6 at  NC State on Jan. 17 and at Wake Forest on Feb. 18)

… has made at least three 3-point field goals in a game six times this season

… his fourth point today was the 900th of his career

… his first three-point field goal attempt was the 400th of his career

… played in his 88th career game and started for the 53rd time


Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… scored in double figures for the 17th time this season, the 28th time in his career

… played in his 100th career game today – the most of any current Yellow Jacket


Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… scored in double figures for the 21st time this season, the 30th time in his career

… his second blocked shot today was his 40th of the season – only the 20th time in Tech history a player has blocked 40 shots in one season

… his second blocked shot today was also the 72nd of his career, tying Tom Hammonds for the 15th-most in Tech history


Zachery Peacock, Jr., F

… played in his 82nd career game and started for the 34th time


Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… his sixth steal tied for the 8th-most single-game steals in Georgia Tech history and the most since Javaris Crittenton had 7 vs. Clemson on Feb. 3, 2007

… his sixth steal tied for the fifth-most ever by a Yellow Jacket in an ACC game

… had a career-high for steals today (previously 5 vs. Mercer)

… his fifth steal gave him 50 pilfers for the season

… his second rebound was the 100th of his career

… his fifth assist today gave him his most assists in a game since the previous Clemson game on Jan. 25

… had a career high for turnovers (9)


Moe Miller, So., G

… scored in double figures for the third time this season, the 13th time in his career

… scored in double figures for the first time since Jan. 20


Nick Foreman, Fr., G

… made his second career start (and second consecutive career start)


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