Georgia Tech vs. Wake Forest: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Georgia Tech vs. Wake Forest: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Georgia Tech 57
(14-10, 2-6 away)
Wake Forest 56
(11-14, 10-4 home)
Venue: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Georgia Tech 30 27 57
Wake Forest 27 29 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Georgia Tech M Georges-Hunt 16 B Reed 6 M Udofia 6
Wake Forest T McKie 15 D Thomas 12 C Miller-McIntyre 3

On Saturday, Feb. 16, Wake Forest took on Georgia Tech and was narrowly defeated by the Yellow Jackets 57-56 in conference play. With the loss, the Demon Deacons stay winless against Georgia Tech this season at 0-2. The Demon Deacons were paced by Travis McKie, who put up a team-high 15 points and six rebounds. Devin Thomas had nine points and added 12 rebounds. Daniel Miller finished with 13 points and six rebounds (5 Blk 3 Ast) for the Yellow Jackets. Wake Forest (11-14, 4-9 ACC) gets third-ranked Miami (FL) (19-3, 11-0 ACC) on their home court on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Wake Forest Game Notes

  • The last time WFU started the season 11-14 was 2011.
  • The Demon Deacons have been unlucky six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Wake Forest is 24-19 in close games.
  • Wake Forest has lost 88 percent of the time this season (1-7) after recording five or fewer steals.
  • The Demon Deacons have lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after having a three-point percentage of 25.0 percent or worse.
  • Wake Forest has lost 80 percent of the time this season (2-8) after committing 17 or more turnovers.
  • WFU set a season low for field goals made (14).
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--WFU has a 5.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Devin Thomas recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 11.
  • The top two scorers (C.J. Harris and Travis McKie) accounted for 53.5 percent of the points.
  • Devin Thomas accounted for 34.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • C.J. Harris has led the team in scoring in nine out of 25 games this season.
  • Devin Thomas has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 25 games this season.
  • Travis McKie has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Devin Thomas recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • C.J. Harris has nine straight double-digit point games.

Georgia Tech Game Notes

  • The Yellow Jackets won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Georgia Tech is 22-36 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Marcus Georges-Hunt and Daniel Miller) accounted for 50.8 percent of the points.
  • Marcus Georges-Hunt has led the team in scoring seven times in 24 games this season.
  • Daniel Miller has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 24 games this season.
  • Marcus Georges-Hunt has three straight double-digit point games.
GT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADaniel Miller331363052
BM. Georges-Hunt321630001
BMfon Udofia33346101
BRobert Carter221050002
B-Julian Royal10530001
C+Brandon Reed14061000
C+Chris Bolden27620401
DKammeon Holsey15420004
-S. Poole, Jr.5000000
-Solomon Poole7000002
WFU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BTravis McKie361560023
BDevin Thomas339120003
BA. Roundtree III15420242
BA. Adala Moto18830101
C+C.J. Harris331511004
C+Chase Fischer13320110
CC. Miller-McIntyre32223001
C-Madison Jones12012101
-Tyler Cavanaugh5000002
-A. Washington3010010

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