Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 15 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds remaining.
Tech's personnel issues caught up to the team late in Saturday's game
Without Carter, Jr., Jackets re-tooling themselves for ACC play
Trae Golden scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to cap Georgia Tech's 12-2 run to open the second half
Yellow Jackets a week away from beginning season 3 under Brian Gregory
Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse (USATSI)
Georgia Tech vs. Notre Dame
Georgia Tech vs. NC State
Georgia Tech men's basketball
Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh
Power forward who has a thin, but strong build ... Made a big leap in production from his freshman to sophomore years and continued that improvement into his junior year ... Has great length and athletic ability ... Quick jumper who can defend a wing player as well as his own position ... Runs the court effortlessly, has great stamina, and is aggressive on the offensive end ... Did not play in 2009-10 following surgery on a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee suffered while playing basketball on Aug. 1 of that year ... Underwent successful surgery to repair the ligament 10 days later, and participated in off-season practices in the spring.
Began the season 34 points shy of 700 for his career, and 22 rebounds shy of 400 ... Missed one game in his career (due to illness as a freshman).
2013-14 - Game-by-Game Statistics
One of the ACC's top sixth men all last year and the first half of this season, but joined the starting lineup for Tech's game at Maryland Jan. 4 after Robert Carter, Jr., sustained a knee injury... Averages 7.0 ppg and 5.4 rpg ... Had typically been Tech's first sub into the game... Scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in Tech's last two games, hitting 12-of-18 shots from the floor... Turned in his best game of the season against Notre Dame, scoring 13 points (6-9 FG) and grabbing seven rebounds ... Followed with 12 points and five rebounds against Pitt... Has hit 51.1 percent from the floor (55.1 pct. in ACC games) and a career-best 75.8 percent from the foul line... Five double-digit scoring games this year, first three came in consecutive games against Georgia, Dayton and N.C. A&T ... Grabbed career-high 12 rebounds at Georgia and notched his second career double-double (10 pts) in the Tech victory... Gave Tech good energy off the bench with his aggressiveness in the post as a junior and the first half of this season after starting all 31 as Tech's 4-man as a sophomore... Has made a dramatic improvement at the free throw line ... Converted 61.4 percent of his free throws last season, which itself was a major improvement over his first two years (48.4 pct. as a freshman, 52.7 pct. as a sophomore)... Needs 15 points for 800 in his career (now has 785) and and 31 rebounds for 500 in his career (now has 469)... Scored in double figures 34 times for his career (15 times last year), and his only other career double-double came against Maryland as a sophomore (16 pts/10 rebounds)... Missed one game in his career (due to illness as a freshman).
2012-13 - Game-by-Game Statistics
One of the ACC's top sixth men who gave Tech good energy off the bench with his aggressiveness in the post after starting all 31 as Tech's 4-man as a sophomore... Averaged 8.8 ppg (third on the team) in just 19.3 minutes per game, and was the third-leading rebounder at 4.7 per game ... Hit 55.8 pct. of his shots from the floor (tops on the team)... Converted 61.4 percent of his free throws, major improvement over his first two years (48.4 pct. as a freshman, 52.7 pct. as a sophomore) ... Second on the team with 83 attempts... Did not have a double-digit rebound game, but grabbed as many as eight four times (nine vs. North Carolina and Virginia Tech on the road, eight vs. Duke and Clemson)... Averaged 8.5 ppg (5th on the team currently), 4.5 rpg and shot 55.5 pct. with six double-digit efforts in ACC games... Scored 13 first-half points to help stake the Yellow Jackets to a 37-18 halftime lead at Virginia Tech and 12 in Tech's Feb. 3 win over Virginia... Scored in double digits in 12 games ... Scored a season-high 18 twice, reaching that total in just 18 minutes against Tulane (7-9 FG, 4-5 FT) and 21 minutes at North Carolina (8-13 FG)... Averaged 9.7 ppg and 5.3 rpg in the DirecTV Classic, hitting 10-of-16 FG.
2011-12 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Tech's starting 4-man every game, an aggressive scorer in the post area... Led Tech in scoring 8 times in the last 16 games, including 18 pts at Virginia Tech, 17 vs. NC State on February 9, 16 vs. Maryland on February 25... Averaged 12.5 ppg in his last 8 games (55.9% FG), reaching double figures in 6... Recorded 1st career double-double vs. Maryland on F25, 16 pts and a career-high 10 rebounds... Bright spot in Tech's loss to Alabama with 14 pts, and was Tech's only double-digit scorer vs. Maryland (11) and Virginia (12)... Has team's best FG pct. overall (59.5%), 51.8% in ACC games... Has become Tech's top scorer in ACC games (9.5 ppg) and has averaged 5.1 rpg... Has hit 24-of-35 FT (68.4%) over his last 7 games (7-for-8 vs. NC State, 6-for-6 vs. Virginia Tech, 6-7 vs. Maryland)... 2nd on team in scoring with an average of 9.5 ppg, 3rd-leading rebounder (4.8 pg). Scoring average up 6.1 ppg over last year, top improvement on the team, 5th-best in ACC... Scored in double figures in 15 games this year (17 career), including a career-high 21 against Delaware State (9-10 FG) in 25 minutes.
2010-11 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Started 12 of Tech's 13 games from Mercer on Jan. 31 to Virgnia Tech on Feb. 13, came off the bench as one of Tech's post options after that ... Up and down offensively, but reached double figures twice in a 3-game stretch (Mercer, Boston College) ... Led Tech with a career-high 18 points in his ACC debut at Boston College (8-of-10 FG, 2-of-2 FT) ... 5-pt, 5-reb performance at Wake Forest March 3 was his best since Clemson (6 pts, 3-4 FG) on Feb. 5 ... Solid performance against North Carolina (4 pts, 5 reb, 21 minutes) ... Played just 10 minutes against Maryland, but pulled a career-best 7 rebounds ... Had Tech's 2nd-best FG percentage figure (48.9 pct.), and hit 50 pct. in ACC games ... Made his first collegiate start against Mercer, and responded with career highs at the time in points (13), field goals (5-6) and free throws (3-4) ... Tied his previous career best in rebounds (5) ... Active on the offensive boards, more than half of his rebounds came on the offensive glass.
All-state performer from Hancock Central High School in Sparta, where he lettered four years and served as team captain for three ... Led his team to a class A state title in 2008 and earned state tournament MVP honors ... Earned first-team all-state honors in 2009, and also was named class A state player of the year ... Earned MVP honors for the South team in the GHSA North-South All-Star game ... Averaged better than 27 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior ... Ranked as high as No. 63 (ESPN.com) among senior prep players in 2009 ... No. 77 by Rivals, No. 78 by Scout ... No. 13 among power forwards by ESPN.com ... Averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds as a junior and was named first-team all-state in class A, as well as class A player of the year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Full name is Kammeon Holsey, goes by "Kam" ... Born September 4, 1990 in Milledgeville, Ga. ... Son of Gary and Priscilla Hill ... Has a twin brother named Garreon ... Both parents played competitive basketball in high school ... Began playing when he was 5 ... Enjoys bowling, fishing, billiards, ice hockey, skating, movies, table tennis and swimming in his spare time ... Chose Tech in part because of the academic challenge ... On track to receive his bachelor's degree in Science, Technology and Culture in the spring of 2014.