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Dec. 20, 2016

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MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

  • Georgia Tech starting lineup: Okogie, Stephens, Lammers, Moore, Heyward (sixth game with this lineup)
  • First subs for Georgia Tech: Heath, Jackson for Moore, Okogie, 15:33 – 1st half
  • On the floor for Georgia Tech at the end: Gueye, Heath, Heyward, McCormick, Moore
  • Opening tap won by Georgia. Georgia Tech has won the opening tap in six of 10 games this season.
  • Series record vs. Georgia: Georgia Tech leads 105-88 overall, 62-26 at home, 2-1 at McCamish Pavilion, 0-1 under Josh Pastner, 4-4 vs. Mark Fox
  • Current series streak: Georgia Tech has won four of the last six meetings
  • Georgia Tech is 5-2 at McCamish Pavilion this season, 48-28 in its fifth season in the building, 5-2 under Josh Pastner
  • Georgia Tech’s next game: December 22, 2016, vs. Wofford, 7:30 p.m., McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Ga. [ACC Network Extra]

 

TEAM NOTES

  • Georgia Tech has started the lineup of Lammers, Stephens, Moore, Heyward and Okogie in six of 10 games this season. Three Yellow Jackets – Ben Lammers, Josh Okogie and Quinton Stephens – have started every game this season.
  • Tech trailed at the half (39-22) for the third time in 10 games, and is 0-3 when behind at the half.
  • Tech’s 43 points was its lowest output in 88 games, dating back to scoring 41 in a loss at Clemson on February 4, 2014.
  • Tech shot under 40 percent for the fourth time this season, each time resulted in a loss.
  • Tech held Georgia to 37.1 percent from the floor, the fourth time this season that the Yellow Jackets have limited an opponent to under 40 percent, but the first time Tech has lost the game.
  • Georgia’s 60 points were actually the third-lowest total for a Tech opponent this season. Tennessee Tech scored 55, Alcorn State 50.
  • Tech got it’s only three-point basket (Tadric Jackson) with 6:37 left in the game. Tech is 3-for-22 from three-point range in the last two games.
  • Tech used 10 players in the game, eight for double-digit minutes..
  • Tech went 6-of-10 from the free throw line, its second-fewest attempts of the season (5-for-7 at Penn State).
  • Tech was out-rebounded 40-31, its biggest deficit on the boards this season.

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Ben Lammers kept alive his streak of scoring in double digits in every game this season (10 points, 8 rebounds). He also had three assists and three blocked shots in 36 minutes. He is averaging 4.1 blocks per game, entering tonight as the national leader.
  • Lammers is averaging 10.7 rebounds per game, having entered tonight’s game as the conference’s leading rebounds, and also is No. 2 in the conference in offensive rebounds (4.6 per game) after corralling four on the offensive glass against Georgia.
  • Quinton Stephens went scoreless for the first time since last season’s final game at San Diego State. He did have seven rebounds and three steals.
  • Josh Okogie matched Lammers’ team high of eight rebounds, but failed to reach double figures in points (8) for the third time this season. He went 2-for-2 from the foul line to improve his season rate to 73.3 percent. At his current rate, he will shoot 192 free throws this year (Tech record is 205).

 

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