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Post-Game Notes

March 6, 2010

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Georgia Tech’s Loss Today Gives The Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 19-11 overall, 7-9 in the ACC

… a No. 7 seed in next week’s ACC Tournament

… their first loss on Senior Day (last regular season home game) since the 1997-98 season (11 consecutive wins)

… a 2-8 record this season when trailing at halftime

… a 173-142 record in 10 seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt

… a 3-10 all-time record vs. Virginia Tech, including a mark of 1-4 in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… three consecutive losses to the Hokies and five losses in the last six meetings

… a 2-6 record vs. Va Tech under Paul Hewitt

… an 0-2 record in March

… three losses in their last four games

… a 5-2 record this season when scoring at least 80 points

… a 546-189 all-time record in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… a record of 14-2 at home this season

… an all-time record of 1,235-1,085 in 95 seasons of basketball

 

Team Notes

… Virginia Tech’s 45 first-half points tied for the most by a Tech opponent in a first half this season

… The Jackets have allowed 80-plus points just four times this season, including each of the last two games

… After not allowing an opponent to shoot 50 percent in games 1-28, each of Tech’s last two opponents have shot better than 50 percent

… after today, Iman Shumpert and Mo Miller have combined for more than 500 career assists

… Tech’s 10 three-point field goals tied a season high

 

D’Andre Bell, Sr.

… made his 48th consecutive start today in his final home game

… played in his 118th game and started for the 63rd time

… needed one steal today to give him 119 for his career, which would tie Duane Ferrell and Mario West for the 17th-most in Tech history

 

Derrick Favors, Fr.

… saw his streak of starting appearances end at 29 as Tech started its seniors today

… his first blocked shot today gave him 58 for the season, which ranks 12th in Tech history for blocks in one season, and ranks 19th for the most blocks in a Tech career

… has blocked at least two shots in each of the last four games

… scored in double figures for the fifth straight game and for the 21st time overall this season

 

Gani Lawal, Jr.

… made his 33rd consecutive start

… scored in double figures for the 22nd time this season and the 56th time in his career

… needed 13points to reach 1,100 for his career (34th in Tech history)

… needed 11 rebounds today to tie Duane Ferrell for the 15th-most career boards (680) in Tech history

… played in his 93rd career game and started for the 85th time

 

Mo Miller

… played in his 78th career game

 

Brian Oliver, Fr.

… has played in all 30 career games

 

Zachery Peacock, Sr.

… played in his 116th career game and started for the 40th time

… inched closer to 1,000 career points (entered the game with 966)

 

Glen Rice, Fr.

… made his fifth career start

… his second three-point field goal gave him five three-pointers over the last two games

… has made two or more three-point field goals in a game six times this season

… has attempted double-digit field goal attempts three times in his career, including in each of the last two games

 

Iman Shumpert, So.

… made his 17th consecutive start

… played in his 55th career game and started for the 54th time

… scored in double figures for the 10th time this season and for the third time in his last four games

… his fifth assist today gave him 250 for his career (18th-most in Tech history)

… his third steal today gave him nine pilfers over his last three games combined

… his fifth three-point field goal today gave him 13 over the last four games combined

… his fifth three-point field goal was a career-best, passing his previous career-high of four against Boston College

… has made multiple three-point field goals in a game three times in his last four games

… his sixth steal tied a career high (also 6 vs. Clemson on 2-22-09)

 

Mfon Udofia, Fr.

… has played in all 30 career games

… made a three-point field goal for just the second time in the last 11 games

 

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