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Post-Game Notes

Feb. 6, 2010

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Georgia Tech’s Win Today Gives The Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 17-6 overall, 5-4 in the ACC

… an even 200 wins all-time in ACC play (since 1980), a record of 200-265

… a 171-137 record in 10 seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt

… a 35-50 all-time record vs. NC State

… four wins in the last six meetings with the Wolfpack, but just the first victory over State since 2008

… a 7-11 record vs. NCSU under Paul Hewitt

… a 544-188 all-time record in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… seven straight wins in AMC and a 12-1 record within the friendly confines this season

… an all-time record of 1,233-1,080 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

Team Notes

… Tech played its fourth game decided by two points or less; in fact, four of Tech’s last seven games have been decided by two points and the Yellow Jackets are 3-1 in those games

… Tech improved to 2-4 this season in games it trailed at halftime

… Tech has not allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent or better this season

… Tech had more turnovers than assists for the fourth time in its last five games

… Tech shot better than 50 percent for the third time in its last four games

… Tech was out-rebounded for the second straight game

… Tech shot less than 60 percent from the free throw line for the fourth time in the last six games

… Tech’s 22 turnovers were its most since committing 24 errors Dec. 29 vs. Winston-Salem State

… NC State’s 17 steals were the most by a Tech opponent this season, the most by a Tech opponent since Feb. 21, 1999 when Maryland had 19 and the 17 pilfers actually tie for the second-most ever by a Tech opponent (the Big Green of North Texas had 17 steals vs. Tech on Dec. 31, 1998 in a memorable New Year’s Eve game)

 

D’Andre Bell, Sr.

… played in his 111th game and started for the 56th time

… moved closer to a pair of individual milestones – entered the game with 145 assists and 196 rebounds

 

Derrick Favors, Fr.

… has started all 23 games of his collegiate career

… his first blocked shot today gave him 45 this season, tying Antoine Ford (1987) for the 18th-most single-season blocks in Tech history

… scored his 250th career point (entered the game with 249)

… closing in on 200 rebounds (entered the game with 187)

… scored in gouble figures for the 16th time

 

Gani Lawal, Jr.

… his first blocked shot today, the 106th of his career, moved him past Alade Aminu into sixth place on Tech’s all-time career blocks list

… has blocked at least 30 shots in each of his three seasons with the Yellow Jackets

… his sixth point, the 1,016th of his career, moved him past Jason Floyd into 38th place on Tech’s all-time career scoring list

… played in his 86th career game and started for the 78th time

… grabbed double-digit rebounds for the 10th time this season, but for the first time since the Jan. 19 Clemson game

… had more blocked shots today than in his previous four games combined

… his fourth blocked shot today gave him a season high (career high is six, vs. BC last season)

 

Mo Miller

… played in his 72nd career game

 

Brian Oliver, Fr.

… has played in all 23 games this season

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

… has made at least two three-pointers in a game 10 times

 

Zachery Peacock, Sr.

… scored 20-plus points for the second time this season and the fourth time in his career

… played in his 109th career game

… scored 14 of Tech’s 30 first-half points

… scored in double figures for the second straight game and for the ninth time overall this season

… moved closer to a pair of milestones – needed two assists and four steals today to reach 100 in both categories

 

Glen Rice, Fr.

… played in his 22nd career game

 

Iman Shumpert, So.

… needed 13 points to reach 500 for his career

… played in his 48th career game and started for the 47th time

… needed one steal today to give him 100 for his career

… made two or more three-point field goals in a game for the fourth time this season

… his second three-point field goal was the 50th of his career

… scored in double figures for the seventh time this season

… his seventh assist today, the 228th of his career, moved him past Ray Schnitzer for the 19th-most in Tech history

 

Mfon Udofia, Fr.

… has started all 23 games of his career

… needed 11 points today to reach 200 for his career

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