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Post-Game Notes

Dec. 16, 2009

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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

 

Team Notes

… Tech’s Derrick Favors and Gani Lawal combined for 30 points, 26 rebounds, six blocked shots and five steals

… 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

 

 

 

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