Georgia Tech vs. Boston College: Full Game Preview

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Georgia Tech vs. Boston College: Full Game Preview
Georgia Tech
(16-14, 3-8 away)
Boston College
(15-16, 12-8 home)
Venue: Greensboro Coliseum
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, March 14, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Georgia Tech M Georges-Hunt 10.8 R Carter 6.7 M Udofia 2.9
Boston College O Hanlan 15.5 R Anderson 8.0 J Rahon 3.8

Georgia Tech squares off against Boston College in the first round of the ACC Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on Thursday. The game tips off at 12 p.m. ET and you can see it on ESPN U or ACC Network. The Yellow Jackets lost to the Eagles 74-72 on Mar. 9 and are 2-5 against them over the last four years.

In their last game on Mar. 9, Marcus Georges-Hunt put up 16 points for the Yellow Jackets in a loss to Boston College, 74-72. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 10.8 points per contest. For the Eagles, Ryan Anderson finished with 13 points and five rebounds in the 74-72 win over Georgia Tech on Mar. 9. He is averaging 14.9 points per game in addition to a team-best 8.0 rebounds per game.

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  • Georgia Tech is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Georgia Tech is 220 lbs compared to 210 lbs for Boston College.
  • Since 1998, Georgia Tech has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Boston College (11 vs. zero).
  • Daniel Miller is ranked 1st in the ACC in blocks.
  • Georgia Tech is better at defending the three (30.9 percent allowed vs. 38.0 percent allowed) than Boston College this season.
  • The Georgia Tech blocks leader (Daniel Miller, 62 blocks) has more blocks than the Boston College blocks leader (Dennis Clifford, 24 blocks).
  • Georgia Tech has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Boston College ($36,672 vs. $53,524).
  • Georgia Tech has a better scoring defense (62.1 allowed per game vs. 68.7 allowed per game) than Boston College this season.
  • Diaper Dandies love Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Boston College (18 vs. 1).
  • Georgia Tech has more wins against the RPI Top 50 than Boston College this season (two vs. zero).
  • Georgia Tech players are more experienced than Boston College players (15,514 minutes played vs. 11,494 minutes played).
  • Georgia Tech has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Boston College ($18,462 vs. $53,524).
GT Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Daniel Miller 28 8 7 2 1 2 2
B- Robert Carter 27 10 7 1 1 1 2
B- M. Georges-Hunt 29 10 5 2 1 0 1
C+ Mfon Udofia 29 8 3 3 1 0 2
C Kammeon Holsey 19 9 5 1 0 0 2
C Chris Bolden 24 7 2 1 1 0 1
C- Brandon Reed 16 5 3 1 0 0 1
D+ Jason Morris 13 4 2 1 1 0 1
D Brooks Doyle 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Solomon Poole 9 2 1 1 0 0 2
D Julian Royal 7 2 1 0 0 0 1
D S. Poole, Jr. 7 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Pierre Jordan 8 0 1 1 1 0 1
BC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Ryan Anderson 32 15 8 2 1 0 2
B Olivier Hanlan 0 15 4 2 1 0 2
B- Joe Rahon 0 10 3 4 1 0 2
C Lonnie Jackson 30 9 3 2 1 0 2
C P. Heckmann 23 8 2 1 1 0 1
C- Eddie Odio 18 4 3 1 0 1 1
D+ Dennis Clifford 15 3 3 0 0 1 1
D Andrew Van Nest 11 3 2 0 0 0 1
D K.C. Caudill 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Danny Rubin 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Drew Jacobs 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
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