Georgia Tech vs. Boston College: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Georgia Tech vs. Boston College: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Georgia Tech 72
(16-14, 3-7 away)
Boston College 74
(15-16, 12-6 home)
Venue: Silvio O. Conte Forum
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Georgia Tech 36 36 72
Boston College 32 42 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Georgia Tech M Georges-Hunt 16 D Miller 6 D Miller 3
Boston College J Rahon 15 R Anderson 5 J Rahon 7

On Saturday, Mar. 9, Georgia Tech took on Boston College and lost by a slim margin to the Eagles 74-72 in conference play. The Yellow Jackets got 10 points and six rebounds from Daniel Miller. Marcus Georges-Hunt had a game-high 16 points and added three rebounds. For the Eagles, Joe Rahon got a team-high 15 points and seven assists. Next up for Georgia Tech (16-14, 6-12 ACC) is Boston College (15-16, 7-11 ACC) on Thursday, Mar. 14 on the road.

Georgia Tech Game Notes

  • GT beat the spread by two points. That makes the 14th time this season the Yellow Jackets have beaten the spread.
  • The Yellow Jackets have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Georgia Tech is 23-37 in close games.
  • Georgia Tech has lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after recording five or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition records 74 or more total points this season, Georgia Tech has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records eight or more steals this season, Georgia Tech has lost 88 percent of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Georgia Tech has lost 83 percent of the time (1-5).
  • The Yellow Jackets have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the fifth loss of the season where the Yellow Jackets opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two rebounders (Daniel Miller and Robert Carter) accounted for 42.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Marcus Georges-Hunt has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 30 games this season.
  • Daniel Miller has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 30 games this season.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Mfon Udofia.

Boston College Game Notes

  • The Eagles won this one, but have lost eight times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Boston College is 37-28 in close games.
  • Joe Rahon has led the team in scoring five times in 31 games this season.
  • Ryan Anderson has led the team in rebounding 23 times in 31 games this season.
  • Olivier Hanlan has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Joe Rahon has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Patrick Heckmann set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
GT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADaniel Miller331063202
B+M. Georges-Hunt321631101
B+Brandon Reed17912000
BJulian Royal6410120
BKammeon Holsey15631002
B-Robert Carter23651011
C+Chris Bolden241201101
CMfon Udofia32930103
D+Pierre Jordan11021001
-Jason Morris7000000
BC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Joe Rahon351547201
B+Olivier Hanlan371452203
B+Eddie Odio281141110
BAndrew Van Nest13920001
BP. Heckmann30722311
B-Ryan Anderson291351003
CLonnie Jackson20530001
-Dennis Clifford8010001

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