Florida State vs. Georgia Tech: Recap and Stats

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Florida State vs. Georgia Tech: Recap and Stats
Florida State 56
(13-9, 5-3 away)
Georgia Tech 54
(12-9, 12-3 home)
Venue: Hank McCamish Pavilion
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Florida State 26 30 56
Georgia Tech 27 27 54
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Florida State M Snaer 15 O White 10 M Brandon 5
Georgia Tech B Reed 9 C Bolden 5 M Udofia 4

Florida State won a nail-biter over Georgia Tech 56-54 in conference action on Tuesday, February 5th. Michael Snaer led the Seminoles and got a game-high 15 points and four rebounds. Boris Bojanovsky also had a solid game, scoring a season-high 10 points and adding three rebounds. For the Yellow Jackets, Daniel Miller finished with a team-high nine points and five rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). Next up for Florida State (13-9, 5-4 ACC) is Wake Forest (10-12, 3-7 ACC) on Saturday, February 9th on the road.

Florida State Game Notes

  • Florida State started 13-9 during the 2007 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • FSU beat the spread by 4.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Seminoles have beaten the spread.
  • The Seminoles have won 6 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Florida State is 44-23 in close games.
  • Florida State has won every game this season (4-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.0% or better.
  • The Seminoles have won 86% of the time this season (12-2) after recording 5 or more blocks.
  • FSU has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record 1 or fewer blocks.
  • FSU has won 75% of the time this season (6-2) after holding an opponent to under 38.0% field goal percentage.
  • This season Florida State has won 90% of the time (9-1) when Michael Snaer has 15 points or more and 100% of the time (4-0) when Kiel Turpin has 5 rebounds or more.
  • The Seminoles have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • Florida State has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 4th win of the season where the Seminoles came back after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Michael Snaer and Kiel Turpin) accounted for 44.6% of the points.
  • Okaro White accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Michael Snaer has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 22 games this season.
  • Okaro White has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 22 games this season.
  • Okaro White recorded the 5th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Okaro White had a career high with 9 defensive rebounds.

Georgia Tech Game Notes

  • The Yellow Jackets have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Georgia Tech is 21-35 in close games.
  • The top two rebounders (Daniel Miller and Chris Bolden) accounted for 41.6% of the rebounds.
  • Daniel Miller has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 10 times in 21 games this season.
FSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMichael Snaer301544201
AB. Bojanovsky121030020
B+Kiel Turpin291050231
BT. Whisnant II15222200
C+Okaro White293101002
CIan Miller15313002
CMontay Brandon18115004
C-Aaron Thomas20610001
C-Devon Bookert22303002
-R. Gilchrist10320003
GT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADaniel Miller32954311
BChris Bolden28653201
B-Mfon Udofia27644101
C+Brandon Reed18901001
CPierre Jordan7201100
CKammeon Holsey16610102
CM. Georges-Hunt31831103
D+Robert Carter32430202
-Solomon Poole5300000
-S. Poole, Jr.4110000

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