Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech: Recap and Stats

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Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech: Recap and Stats
Virginia Tech 70
(10-6, 2-3 away)
Georgia Tech 65
(10-5, 10-2 home)
Venue: Hank McCamish Pavilion
2:30PM ET / 11:30AM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Virginia Tech 22 33 70
Georgia Tech 25 30 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Virginia Tech E Green 24 J Eddie 6 E Green 4
Georgia Tech M Georges-Hunt 10 R Carter 6 M Udofia 3

Even though they entered the game as a 10-point underdog, Virginia Tech got a road victory against Georgia Tech 70-65 in overtime. Erick Green got his third straight game with 24 points or more for the Hokies, scoring a game-high 28 points on 56% shooting in 42 minutes. Erick Green played brilliantly for the Hokies and got a game-high 28 points plus five rebounds. C.J. Barksdale played his way to a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. For the Yellow Jackets, Daniel Miller got six points and 11 rebounds. Next up for Virginia Tech (10-6, 1-2 ACC) is Wake Forest (8-6, 1-1 ACC) on Saturday, January 19th on their home court.

Virginia Tech Game Notes

  • Virginia Tech started 10-6 during the 2007, 2005, and 2004 seasons (since 1996).
  • VT beat the spread by 15.0 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Hokies have beaten the spread.
  • Virginia Tech has played in 2 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Hokies have played in 19 overtime games with a record of 13-6.
  • The Hokies have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Virginia Tech has won 32 close games.
  • The Hokies have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 43 or more rebounds.
  • This season Virginia Tech has won 71% of the time (5-2) when Cadarian Raines has 4 field goals made or more, 86% of the time (6-1) when Erick Green has 8 free throws made or more, and 78% of the time (7-2) when Jarell Eddie has 7 rebounds or more.
  • Virginia Tech has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past 9 games.
  • This is the 3rd win of the season where the Hokies came back after being down at halftime.
  • Erick Green accounted for 40.0% of the team's points.
  • Erick Green has led the team in scoring in 14 out of 16 games this season.
  • C.J. Barksdale has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 22nd 20-point game of Erick Green's career.
  • Erick Green has 3 straight 20+ point games.
  • C.J. Barksdale recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • C.J. Barksdale recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.

Georgia Tech Game Notes

  • Georgia Tech lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Yellow Jackets losing streak to 3 games.
  • Robert Carter recorded a team season high in free throws made with 6.
  • Daniel Miller accounted for 34.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Robert Carter has led the team in scoring 4 times in 15 games this season.
  • Daniel Miller has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 15 games this season.
  • Mfon Udofia has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Daniel Miller recorded the 7th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Marcus Georges-Hunt.
VT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Erick Green422851204
AC.J. Barksdale3311100011
BCadarian Raines30862011
BJarell Eddie30971012
B-Robert Brown321033002
CJ. van Zegeren15410010
CMarquis Rankin24032201
-Will Johnston6010000
DChristian Beyer13020001
GT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BDaniel Miller366111142
BRobert Carter331250120
BMfon Udofia381123101
BS. Poole, Jr.16531100
B-Chris Bolden241024001
B-M. Georges-Hunt201130102
C+Kammeon Holsey21432100
D+Brandon Reed30312002
-Solomon Poole7300001

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