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Jan. 6, 2009

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Georgia Tech’s win tonight gives the Yellow Jackets…

… a record of 9-5 overall (0-1 ACC)

… a 101-84 all-time record in the series with Georgia

… four consecutive homecourt wins against the Bulldogs

… a 151-117 record in nine seasons under coach Paul Hewitt

… a 4-5 record vs. Georgia under Hewitt, including a 4-1 record in AMC

… a 7-3 record at home this season

… a 2-1 record vs. SEC opponents this season

… a 2-4 record this season after trailing at halftime

… a 164-13 record against non-conference opponents in Alexander Memorial Coliseum since the beginning of the 1981-82 season

… a 530-182 all-time record in Alexander Memorial Coliseum

… an all-time record of 1,213-1,059 in program history

 

Notes

… Georgia Tech had a season-high number of blocked shots as a team (previously 7, two times)

… Tech recorded double-figure steals for the fifth time this season

… Tech out-rebounded its opponent for the third time in the last four games

… Tech held its opponent to less than 40 percent shooting for the second time in the last three games

… Tech’s lone three-point field goal tied a season-low (also just 1 vs. Vanderbilt)

… Tech and Georgia combined for their fewest points in the series since a 62-61 Yellow Jacket victory on Dec. 3, 1996

… Seven of Tech’s 14 games this season have been decided by six points or less

… Tech had more turnovers than assists for the fourth time in the last five games

… Georgia Tech faced a halftime deficit for the fourth time in the last five games

… Over the last two games combined, Tech has been outscored 82-53 in the first half

 

Lewis Clinch, Sr., G

… has scored in double figures six times in the seven games since his return to action

… his fourth assist tied a season high

… had career highs for free throws made (8) and attempted (11)

… was shut out from behind the arc for the first time this season

… played in his 76th career game and started for the 41st time

 

Alade Aminu, Sr., F/C

… his fourth blocked shot tonight gave him 23 blocks on the season and 73 blocks for his career

… his 73rd career block moved him past Tom Hammonds for the 14th-most in Georgia Tech history

… played in his 88th career game and started for the 21st time

 

Gani Lawal, So., F/C

… pulled down double-digit rebounds for an ACC-leading ninth time this season

… recorded a double-double for an ACC-leading eighth time this season

… scored in double figures for the 12th time this season

… has already passed his scoring total from last season after tonight’s effort

 

Iman Shumpert, Fr., G

… his seventh turnover tied a career high

 

Nick Foreman, Fr., G

… has scored in four straight games after being held scoreless in five of the first 10 games of the season

 

Zachery Peacock, Jr., F

… recorded his first double-double of the season and the second of his career (he had one double-double last season vs. North Carolina)

… pulled down double-digit rebounds for the second time in his career

… scored in double figures for the eighth time this season, the 27th time in his career

… had a season-high number of steals (previously, 2)

… his third blocked shot tonight gave him a career high

 

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