Post-Game Notes - ACC Tournament

March 12, 2009

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Georgia Tech’s win today gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 12-18 overall

… two wins in their last three games and a 2-1 record in March

… a 58-56 all-time record vs. Clemson

… an 11-8 record vs. Clemson under Paul Hewitt

… a 3-0 record vs. Clemson in ACC Tournament play

… a 21-26 all-time record in ACC Tournament play

… a 2-4 record in ACC Tournament first-round (Thursday) games

… a 6-8 record in ACC Tournament play under Paul Hewitt

… a 2-1 record in ACC Tournament games played in the Georgia Dome

… a 9-4 all-time record in the Georgia Dome

… a 1-1 record this season after being tied at halftime

… a 154-130 record in nine seasons under Paul Hewitt

… a 27-17 record in March under Hewitt

… an all-time record of 1,216-1,072 in 92 seasons of basketball

 

Team Notes

… Georgia Tech’s field goal percentage (.557) was a season best (previously .548 vs. Pepperdine on Dec. 20)

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

… The Jackets’ free throw percentage (.750) was their highest in a month, since Feb. 11th at Virginia Tech (.850)

… Tech out-rebounded its opponent (38-30) for the first time since Feb. 5, at Florida State (47-35)

… The Jackets played their 13th game this season decided by five points or less and improved to 5-8 in those games

 

Lewis Clinch, Sr., G

… tied his career high of 30 points

… scored his 1,000th career point today (entered the game with 991)

… played in his 92nd career game and started for the 57th time

… his fifth three-point field goal was his 64th of the season and the 169th of his career – tying Jason Floyd for the 10th-most three-point field goals in Tech history

… his fifth three-point field goal also gave him a remarkable 34 three-point field goals over the last six games and the fifth time in the last six games he has made five or more three-pointers in a game

… scored in double figures for the 16th time this season and the 51st time in his career

… scored in double digits for the seventh consecutive game

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… played in his team-high 104th game today

… scored his 700th career point today (entered game with 694)

… his first blocked shot today was his 50th of the season and the 100th of his career; he is just the sixth Yellow Jacket to block 100 shots

… scored in double figures for the 20th time this season, the 31st time in his career

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… recorded his 15th double-double of the season and his first since Feb. 5 at Florida State

… scored in double figures for the 25th time this season, the 34th time in his career

… scored in double figures for the sixth consecutive game

… scored 20 points for the eighth time this season, the first time since Feb. 11 at Virginia Tech

… his 14 rebounds were his most since grabbing 14 boards since the Feb. 8 Maryland game

… his seven offensive rebounds were his most since the Dec. 17 Georgia State game

… was not credited with a blocked shot for the first time since Jan. 3 at Alabama

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… scored in double figures for the 15th time this season

… scored his most points since the Feb. 18 Wake Forest game

… had his m ost rebounds since the Feb. 8 Maryland game

 

Moe Miller, So., G

… his eight assists were is most since the Dec. 14 UIC game

… had more assists today than he produced in his previous three games combined

… is 3-of-4 from three-point range in March

 

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