Head Coach Brian Gregory knows rebuilding is a process and looks for the players to help lead the way.
Though not finished, Gregory has laid much groundwork in the past year
A final numerical look at the 2011-12 Georgia Tech Men's Basketball team
Yellow Jackets (11-19, 4-12 ACC) and Hurricanes (18-11, 9-7) tip at 9 p.m. Thursday at Philips Arena
Yellow Jackets gain No. 11 seed in ACC Tournament, face No. 6 Miami Thursday
Tough, physical guard who joined the team as a walk-on at the beginning of the 2008-09 academic year ... Earned his playing time as a good defender who hustles and can jump, and took care of the basketball ... Awarded a scholarship for his senior year ... Played in 106 games in his career (56 ACC games), averaged 8.8 minutes, started four games altogether.
2011-12 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Continued to earn his playing time with defense, giving Tech help at the 2, 3 and 4 spots... Averaged 6.6 ppg, 6-10 FG, 5-9 on 3s in last 3 regular-season games... Scored season-high 8 pts, career high for an ACC game, on 3-3 FG (2-2 on 3s) vs. Maryland on February 25. Had scored just 3 pts in ACC play before then, and 16 straight games without a FG... Averaging 10.8 minutes, most since his freshman year... Averaged 16 minutes last 6 games, partially due to absences of Rice and Hicks. Had averaged just 3.2 mpg in 1st 11 games of the New Year... Started against Siena and Northwestern (1st starts since freshman year), then again for Senior Day March 3 vs. Wake Forest. Has 5 career starts... Played part of the year with a partially torn tendon in the middle finger of his right (shooting) hand, which was caught on the jersey of a teammate in practice earlier in the fall... Tied career highs with 9 points and a pair of 3s against Florida A&M (3-4 FG, 2 reb, 2 stl in 14 min)... Had 9 3s in his first 3 seasons combined, had 10 as a senior.
2010-11 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 22 games, including an 11-minute stint against Albany, his season high, and 10 against Chattanooga ... Played in 14 of the 16 ACC regular season games, usually when extra defensive help was needed or when foul trouble occurred in the front court ... Played 6 minutes against Maryland, 4 minutes at Miami when Nate Hicks was sidelined, 9 minutes at Virginia Tech ... Scored his first points from the floor of the season at Virginia Tech, and went 3-for-4 from the line for a season-high 6 points ... Only other field goal came March 3 at Wake Forest ... Made the Dean's List in the fall semester.
2009-10 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Played a lot early in the season, but less once Tech got into the ACC schedule ... His 15 minutes at Virginia Jan. 13 were a season high, and he played in 10 of Tech's ACC games ... Made the most of his limited time on the court (6 points, 3-4 FG, 3 assists in 15 minutes at Chattanooga; 9 points, 4-5 FG, 1 assist in 10 minutes vs. Kennesaw State; 4 points, 2-3 FG, 1 steal in 6 minutes vs. Winston-Salem State) ... Committed only nine turnovers in 397 minutes (best ratio per 40 minutes on the team) last year, and only three turnovers in 122 total minutes this year ... Established career highs for points (9) and field goals (4-for-5) against Kennesaw State.
2008-09 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Took advantage of the absences of D'Andre Bell, Lewis Clinch and Moe Miller early in the season to earn playing time ... Played in all 31 games, averaging 12.8 minutes ... Started Tech's games against Wake Forest (Feb. 18) and Clemson (Feb. 22) in place of Moe Miller ... Did not score in those games, but went 2-for-2 with a three-pointer at North Carolina on Feb. 28 ... Played just seven minutes in Tech's victory against No. 6 Wake Forest on Jan. 31, but played a big role in defending Demon Deacons' leading scorer Jeff Teague, denying him the ball in key possessions in the final minute ... Committed just nine turnovers in 397 minutes (best ratio per 40 minutes on the team), and was 6-for-15 on three-point attempts ... Scored in 17 of 31 games ... Key figure in Tech's rugged win over Vanderbilt in December, getting five rebounds and two steals in 22 minutes ... Scored a career-high eight points with two threes against UIC.
Played his final two years of high school at Bellaire High School for head coach Bruce Glover, serving as team captain his senior year ... Helped the Cardinals to a pair of district championships in 2007 (22-9 record) and 2008 (25-6 record) ... Averaged 10.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists and two blocked shots per game as a senior ... Played one year at James Madison High School, where he earned all-district honors in 2006 and helped lead the team to a district title ... Once scored 46 points in a game.
Full name is Nicholas McMillan Foreman ... Born January 6, 1990 in Houston ... Son of Willie and Marcella Foreman ... Father is self-employed emergency medical technician who played for the Fresno Stars in the Western Basketball Association and the Harlem Globetrotters between 1978-83 ... He also was an assistant basketball coach at Texas A&M from 1983-87 ... Also has lived in Miami, Fla., Brussels, Belgium, and Fairfax, Va. ... Enjoys traveling ... Majoring in History.
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