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Post-Game Notes

Dec. 3, 2008

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Georgia Tech’s loss tonight gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a 4-1 record to start the 2008-09 season

… a 4-6 all-time record in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge

… a 3-1 home record in ACC/Big Ten Challenge history

… a 146-113 record in nine seasons under coach Paul Hewitt

… a 160-12 record against non-conference opponents in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… their second loss to the Nittany Lions in the Thrillerdome (also in 1998)

… a 1-2 all-time record vs. Penn State

… a 16-30 all-time record against Big Ten teams

… an all-time Alexander Memorial Coliseum record of 526-180

… an all-time record of 1,208-1,055 in program history

 

Notes

… Georgia Tech had season-lows for free throws made (previously 12 free throws and 20 attempts vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff)

Iman Shumpert is the second Yellow Jacket this season to record double-figure assists (Miller had 10 assists vs. Winston-Salem State)

… Tech had two players register double-doubles (actually three players tonight) in a game for the second time this season (also vs. Winston-Salem State)

… The Jackets shot 50 percent in a loss for the first time since Dec. 30, 2007 vs. Florida State

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… had his second double-double of the season (also at Mercer)

… his 12th rebound tied a career-high

… after scoring six points in the season opener, has scored in double-digits in four consecutive games

… scored in double-figures for the 15th time in his career

… has had at least six rebounds in every game this season

… his second blocked shot tied a season-high

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… scored a career-high tonight (previously 27 points at Mercer)

… his 34 points were the most by a Tech player since Will Bynum scored 35 points vs. North Carolina on March 12, 2005 (ACC Tournament)

… is the first Yellow Jacket to score 30 points in a game since Matt Causey scored 30 vs. Virginia Tech on Jan. 19, 1908

… has scored in double figures in every game this season (at least 15 points in every game)

… scored in double figures for the 14th time in his young career

… scored 20-plus points for the second time this season (also 27 at Mercer)

… had a career-high number of field goals made (previous high was 10, at Mercer)

… had a career-high number of field goal attempts (previous high was 17 at Mercer)

… has blocked at least one shot in four of five games this season

… has shot 50 percent or better in every game this season

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… his 12 assists were the most by a Tech player since Jarret Jack had 12 assists vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 23, 2002

… recorded his first career double-double

… registered a career-high number of assists (previously 8 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff)

… had a career-high tonight for three-point field goals made (previous best was one, three times)

… had a career-high for three-point field goal attempts (previously four vs. Jacksonville)

… after recording a combined five assists in the first two games of the season, he has had a minimum of five assists in each of the last three games

… scored in double figures for the fourth consecutive game

 

 

 

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