Dec. 16, 2009
Georgia Tech’s Win Tonight Gives The Yellow Jackets…
… a record of 8-1 overall, 0-0 in the ACC
… seven consecutive wins
… their longest winning streak since winning nine straight in the 2004-05 season
… a 3-0 all-time record vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
… a 10-1 all-time record against teams from the SWAC
… a 162-132 record in 10 seasons under head coach Paul Hewitt
… a 5-0 record at home this season
… a 537-187 all-time record in Alexander Memorial Coliseum
… a 102-39 record at AMC under Hewitt
… a 169-13 record vs. non-ACC opponents since the beginning of the 1981-82 season
… an all-time record of 1,223-1,075 in 92 seasons of basketball
… played without two of its key players tonight – Zachery Peackock and Iman Shumpert – who are nursing injuries
… Tech is 8-0 when scoring at least 60 points
… the Yellow Jackets had a season-low for field goal percentage; in fact, Tech had not shot less than 46.9 percent from the field in any game this season until tonight
… Tech allowed a season-low-tying number of points tonight (also 53 by USC)
… Tech has held its last seven opponents to less than 40 percent shooting
… UAPB’s field goal percentage (.294) was the lowest by a Tech opponent this season
D’Andre Bell, Sr.
… played in his 97th career game and started for the 42nd time
Derrick Favors, Fr.
… recorded a double-double for the fourth time this season and for the third consecutive game
… had a career-high for steals (previously, 2 vs. Florida A&M)
… had a career-high for field goal attempts (previously, 9, three times)
… has scored in double figures in all nine career games
… pulled down double-digit rebounds for the fourth time this season
… his second blocked shot gave him a team-high 20 on the season
… has blocked at least two shots in each of the last seven games
… has started all nine games of his collegiate career
Gani Lawal, Jr.
… pulled down his 500th career rebound tonight
… recorded his fifth double-double of the season, the 20th double-double of his career
… pulled down double-digit rebounds for the fifth time this season
… scored in double figures for the eighth time this season
… his third blocked shot tied a season-high
… made his 64th career start and played in his 72nd career game
Maurice Miller, Jr.
… played in his 61st career game
Glen Rice, Jr., Fr.
… his second three-point field goal gave him five over the last two games combined; he was 1-for-6 from three-point range in the first seven games of the season
Brian Oliver, Fr.
… has made at least one three-point field goals in eight out of nine career games
Mfon Udofia, Fr.
… his fifth assist tied a career-high
… has made at least one three-point field goal in each of the last six games after going a combined 0-for-5 in the first three games of the season
… has started all nine games of his career