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Post-Game Notes

Dec. 20, 2009

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Georgia Tech’s Loss Tonight Gives The Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 8-2 overall, 0-1 in the ACC

… an end to their seven-game winning streak – their first loss since November 19 (vs. Dayton)

… four consecutive ACC-opener losses

… an 0-2 record in games decided by less than eight points

… an all-time record of 27-33 vs. Florida State

… four consecutive losses to the Seminoles

… a record of 162-133 in 10 seasons under Paul Hewitt

… a 5-1 record at home this season

… an all-time record of 537-188 in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… a 102-40 record at AMC under Hewitt

… an all-time record of 195-262 in ACC play, including a 128-88 mark at home

… an all-time record of 1,224-1,076 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

About The Overtime

… Tech played its first overtime game of the season (although the Yellow Jackets’ exhibition game vs. Indiana, Pa. went into OT)

Paul Hewitt is now 6-8 in overtime games at Tech entering tonight

… Tech began ACC play with an overtime game for the second straight year (88-84 loss to Virginia in Atlanta)

… Tech played four overtime games last season (1-3 overall, 0-3 ACC)

 

Team Notes

… Tech’s 11 blocked shots tied a season-high (also 11 vs. George Mason)

… Tech tied a season-low for points (also 59 in the loss to Dayton)

… After shooting better than 40 percent in each of the first eight games of the season, Tech has shot less than 40 percent in each of the last two

… Tech had more turnovers than assists for the second straight game

… Tech’s 22 first-half points tied for its fewest points in any half this season (also 22 in the first half of the Nov. 19 Dayton game)

… Tech played without sophomore guard Iman Shumpert (knee) for the fourth consecutive game

 

 

D’Andre Bell, Sr.

… played in his 97th career game and started for the 43rd time

… inched closer to 100 career steals (he entered the game with 96)

… his fourth assist tied a season high

… his fifth rebound tied a season high and gave him 10 boards over the last two games combined

 

Derrick Favors, Fr.

… his fourth blocked shot tied a career high

… after not blocking a shot in the first two games of the season, he has blocked at least two shots in each of the last eight games

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

… his third steal tonight gave him seven over the last two games combined; he had five steals in the first eight games of the season

… pulled down double-digit rebounds for the fourth straight game and for the fifth time overall this season

… held to single-digit scoring for the first time in his career

… has started all 10 games of his collegiate career

 

Gani Lawal, Jr.

… his season lows entering tonight were 9 points (vs. Dayton) and 6 rebounds (vs. USC)

… his third blocked shot tied a season-high

 

Maurice Miller, Jr.

… played in his 62nd career game

 

Zachery Peacock, Sr.

… scored in double figures for the second time this season and for the 35th time in his career

… had a career-high three 3-point field goals tonight; he had made two 3-pointers in a game four times in his career prior to tonight

… had his second blocked shot of the season

… played in his 96th 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

… fouled-out for the first time in his career; in fact, had committed just three personal fouls all season before tonight

 

Brian Oliver, Fr.

… has made at least one three-point field goals in nine out of 10 career games

… after not blocking any shots in the first seven games of the season, he has blocked at least one in each of the last three

 

Mfon Udofia, Fr.

… scored in double figures for the sixth time this season

… has made at least one three-point field goal in each of the last seven games after going a combined 0-for-5 in the first three games of the season

… has made four or more 3-point field goals in a game twice in his young career

… his fourth three-point field goal gave him 13 three-pointers over the last five games combined

… has started all 10 games of his career

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