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Post-Game Notes

Dec. 18, 2008

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Georgia Tech’s win tonight gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a 6-2 record and no back-to-back losses since February of 2007

… a 148-114 record in nine seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt

… a 162-13 record against non-conference opponents at Alexander Memorial Coliseum since the beginning of the 1981-82 season

… a 2-2 record in December

… a record of 35-20 under Hewitt in December

… a 17-2 all-time record vs. Georgia State, including 14 consecutive wins against the Panthers

… a 16-1 record vs. Georgia State in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… an all-time record of 19-2 vs. teams in the Colonial Athletic Association

… an all-time Alexander Memorial Coliseum record of 528-181, including a 5-2 record this season

… an all-time record of 1,210-1,056

 

Notes

… Senior Lewis Clinch, academically ineligible for the fall semester, made his season debut tonight

… Georgia State’s first points of the game came with 14:56 left in the first half (2-10)

… In Tech’s two losses this season, the Jackets have a combined 25 free throw attempts; in each of the six wins Tech has attempted at least 20 free throws

… Tech had more assists tonight than in any game this season (previously 20 assists vs. Penn State)

… Tech also had a season-high for turnovers, committing more than 19 turnovers for the first time this season

… Tech shot over 50 percent for the first time since shooting 54.2 percent in the season opener

… The Jackets had a season-high for total rebounds (47)

 

Lewis Clinch, Sr., G

… scored in double figures for the first time since March 8, 2007, at Boston College in the regular season finale

… scored his most points since Dec. 18, 2007, when he scored 22 points against Kansas

… scored in double figures for the 36th time in his career

… played in his first game of the season, the 70th of his career

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… in games 1-4 he had two blocked shots total; in games 5-8 he has blocked 10 shots

… scored in double figures for the sixth time this season and for the sixth time in his last seven games

… scored in double figures for the 17th time in his career

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… recorded his fifth double-double of the season (and the fifth of his career)

… scored in double figures for the seventh time in eight games this season and for the 16th time in his career

… grabbed double-digit rebounds for the sixth time this season

… had at least 20 points and at least 10 rebounds in a game for just the second time in his career (also, 34 and 10 vs. Penn State earlier this season)

… reached his career high for free throws made in just one half with nine; his previous career high was seven made against Mercer earlier this season

… entering tonight, his career-high for free throw attempts was 17; he had 15 attempts in the first half alone

… scored in double figures for the seventh time in eight games this season, and for the 16th time in his two-year career

… has blocked at least one shot in seven of eight games this season and has three multiple-block games this year

… played in his 40th career game and started for the 33rd time

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… recorded the second double-digit assists game of his career (also 12 vs. Penn State)

 

Brad Sheehan, So., C

… scored a career-high tonight (previously 10 points vs. Winston-Salem State on Nov. 14, 2008)

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

… had a career-high number of field goals made (previously 4 vs. Winston-Salem State)

… tied a career-high for free throws made and recorded a career-high for free throw attempts

 

Lance Storrs, So., G

… has as many three-point field goals over the last two games combined than he had all of last season (4)

 

Maurice Miller, So., G

… missed his second game of the season because of injury (also missed the Arkansas-Pine Bluff game with a mild concussion)

 

Nick Foreman, Fr., G

… recorded his first career blocked shot

 

 

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