Post-Game Notes

March 4, 2009

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Georgia Tech’s win tonight gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 11-17 overall, 2-13 in the ACC

… a win on Senior Night for the 11th consecutive season (9-0 under Paul Hewitt)

… an end to their seven-game losing streak and their first win since Jan. 31 (vs. #6 Wake Forest)

… a winning record at home for the season (9-8)

… an even 5-5 all-time record vs. Miami

… a 3-2 record vs. the Hurricanes in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… a 3-2 mark vs. the ‘Canes under Paul Hewitt

… an end to Miami’s four-game winning streak over Tech

… a record of 153-129 in nine seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt

… a 1-0 record in March this season, 26-16 in March under Hewitt

… a record of 532-186 in 53 seasons of action in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… a record of 1,215-1,071 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

Most 3-Point Field Goals / Game (Georgia Tech)

11, Dennis Scott vs. Houston (12-28-88)

9, Lewis Clinch vs. Miami (3-4-09)

9, Tony Akins vs. Florida State (2-21-00)

9, Dennis Scott vs. North Carolina (1-28-89)

9, Drew Barry vs. North Carolina 92-10-96)

8, four times

 

Most 3-Point Field Goals / ACC Game (Georgia Tech)

9, Lewis Clinch vs. Miami (3-4-09)

9, Tony Akins vs. Florida State (2-21-00)

9, Dennis Scott vs. North Carolina (1-28-89)

9, Drew Barry vs. North Carolina 92-10-96)

8, Mark Price vs. Virginia (3-12-83)

8, Fred Vinson vs. North Carolina (2-12-94)

 

Most 3-Point Field Goals in ACC History (All Teams, All Games)

11, Dennis Scott (GT) vs. Houston (12-28-88)

11, Craig Dawson (WF) vs. Clemson (2ot) (2-13-02)

 

Most 3-Point Field Goals in ACC History (All Teams, ACC Games Only)

11, Craig Dawson (WF) vs. Clemson (2ot) (2-13-02)

 

 

Team Notes

… Tech broke a streak of four consecutive games in which the opponent shot better than 50 percent from the floor

… The Jackets held their opponent to less than 40 percent shooting for the fourth time in the last eight games

… Tech’s 10th three-point field goal tied a team season-high (also 10 at Wake Forest and 10 at NC State)

… Tech was out-rebounded for the sixth consecutive game

… Tech had more assists than turnovers for the first time since Feb. 14 vs. NC State

… Tech approached a season-high for blocked shots (10 vs. Wake Forest and Boston College)

… Tech had double-digit steals for the fourth time in the last five games

… Tech shot better than 50 percent for the second time in the last three games

… Tech has made at least one three-point field goal in 127 consecutive games

 

Lewis Clinch, Sr., G

… his ninth three-point field goal tied a Tech record for the most three-point field goals in an ACC game and tied for the second-most by a Yellow Jacket in ANY game

… his ninth three-point field goal gave him a remarkable 27 three-pointers over the last four games combined

… his ninth three-point field goal was his 57th of the season (remember, he missed the first seven games of the season)

… his ninth three-point field goal was the 162nd of his career, the 11th-most in Georgia Tech history

… scored a career-high tonight (previously 27 points vs. Clemson on Feb. 22)

… is the first Yellow Jacket to score 30-plus since Dec. 3 when Gani Lawal scored 34 vs. Penn State

… made six three-point field goals in the first half alone

… had a career-high for three-point field goals; he had made six three-pointers in a game four times including each of the three previous games

… had a career-high for three-point attempts (previousl 15 vs. North Carolina on Feb. 28)

… has made at least two three-point field goals in each of the last five games

… scored in double figures for the 14th time this season and the 49th time in his career

… scored in double figures for the fifth consecutive game

… played in his 90th career game and started for the 55th time

… eclipsed 950 career points tonight (entered the game with 945)

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… played in his 102nd career game tonight

… his fifth blocked shot gave him 48 for the season – the 16th-most single-season blocks in Tech history and the most since Luke Schenscher blocked 56 in 2004-05

… his fourth blocked shot was also the 98th of his career, passing Anthony McHenry and Ra’Sean Dickey for sixth place on Tech’s all-time career blocks list (only five players in Tech history racked up 100 career blocks, most recently Schenscher)

… his fifth blocked shot gave him eight blocks over the last two games combined and 12 blocks over the last five games

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… scored in double figures for the 23rd time this season and the 32nd time in his career

… has blocked at least one shot in 15 consecutive games

… has recorded at least one steal in 11 of the last 12 games

… held to single-digit rebounds for the sixth consecutive game after having double-digit boards in each of the previous nine games

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… had his most assists in a game since dishing out 10 at Alabama on Jan. 3

… scored his 300th career point (he entered the game with 296)

 

Lance Storrs, So., G

… made his 30th three-point field goal of the season – he  had four all of last season

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