Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech: Recap and Stats

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Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech: Recap and Stats
Wake Forest 62
(10-9, 1-7 away)
Georgia Tech 82
(11-7, 11-2 home)
Venue: Hank McCamish Pavilion
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Wake Forest 29 33 62
Georgia Tech 52 30 82
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Wake Forest T McKie 15 T McKie 8 C Miller-McIntyre 2
Georgia Tech M Georges-Hunt 10 R Carter 6 M Udofia 3

Georgia Tech pounded Wake Forest 82-62 in ACC play in a game where they scored 30 points from three-point territory. Georgia Tech was up big at the break, 52-29, and didn't let up in the second half. The Yellow Jackets got the win with a season-high 20 points and six rebounds from Robert Carter. Chris Bolden had nine points (4 Stl 3 Ast). For the Demon Deacons, C.J. Harris finished with a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds. Georgia Tech (11-7, 1-5 ACC) gets Clemson (10-8, 2-4 ACC) on the road on Tuesday, January 29th.

Georgia Tech Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:23 left to go.
  • Georgia Tech started 11-7 during the 2002, 2000, and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • GT beat the spread by 13.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Yellow Jackets have beaten the spread.
  • This was the 4th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, GT has been on the winning end of 25 blowout games.
  • GT has won 100% of the time this season (8-0) when opponents record 20 or fewer field goals made.
  • GT has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 35.1% field goal percentage.
  • This season Georgia Tech has won 100% of the time (5-0) when Marcus Georges-Hunt has 12 points or more and 82% of the time (9-2) when Kammeon Holsey has 5 rebounds or more.
  • The Yellow Jackets set season highs for assists, field goals made, three-pointers, three-point percentage, and total points.
  • The last time GT recorded at least 82 total points was Jan 11, 2012 against NC State.
  • Georgia Tech has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--GT has a 14.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Robert Carter recorded a team season high in field goals made with 9.
  • Chris Bolden tallied a team season high in steals with 4.
  • Robert Carter has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 18 games this season.
  • Marcus Georges-Hunt has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Robert Carter's career.

Wake Forest Game Notes

  • Wake Forest lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This was the 2nd blowout loss this season (a loss by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, WFU has been on the losing end of 25 blowout games.
  • The top two scorers (C.J. Harris and Travis McKie) accounted for 45.1% of the points.
  • Devin Thomas accounted for 36.1% of the team's rebounds.
  • C.J. Harris has led the team in scoring 7 times in 19 games this season.
  • Devin Thomas has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 19 games this season.
  • C.J. Harris has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Devin Thomas recorded the 5th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Travis McKie has 11 straight double-digit point games.
WFU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AC.J. Harris331873102
BDevin Thomas328130157
B-Travis McKie321050112
C+C. Miller-McIntyre35923001
C+Tyler Cavanaugh18332010
CA. Adala Moto14620001
CChase Fischer13501000
C-A. Roundtree III8021101
DMadison Jones11000201
-A. Washington4300001
GT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARobert Carter252061013
AChris Bolden18913401
AM. Georges-Hunt231261101
ADaniel Miller28855011
B+Brandon Reed19861214
B+Kammeon Holsey25854222
BS. Poole, Jr.14621011
B-Mfon Udofia34913002
D+Solomon Poole11210000

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