Glen Rice, Jr.
Tech junior will finish out the spring semester academically
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 (10-18, 3-11 ACC) and Demon Deacons (13-16, 4-11) tip at 12 noon Saturday at Philips Arena
Yellow Jackets (10-18, 3-11 ACC) and Eagles (8-20, 3-11) tip at 7 p.m. Wednesday
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Georgia Tech vs. Boston College
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Dismissed from the Tech team following the 2011-12 season ... Wing player who was characterized as a "point-forward" ... Excellent feel for the game learned from being around the game and his ultra-successful father from an early age ... Good court vision and an improving jump shot ... Long arms allowed him to get his hands on lots of balls defensively for steals and blocks ... Often posted numbers in every column of the stat sheet, and was able to score in a variety of ways ... Earned a spot on the ACC All-Academic team for 2010.
2011-12 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Suspended for the last 6 games of the season ... Also sat out the FSU game on F1 with a sprained right toe (turf toe) ... Scored in double digits each of the 3 games in between (12.7 ppg, 8.0 rpg )... Versatile wing player capable of putting up numbers in every column of the stat sheet during a game ... Averaging 13.7 ppg in ACC games, and 6.6 rpg ... Matched career high with 28 pts vs. Duke, followed with 22 at NC State in Tech's 1st 2 ACC games this year ... Single-handedly gave Tech a chance to win at Clemson, scoring 15 straight points in the final 4 minutes to help reduce a 16-point deficit to 2 ... Ranked 15th in the ACC in scoring and 13th in rebounding for all games at the time of his suspension ... Reached double figures in points in 15 of his 21 games this season ... Played a lot of minutes at point guard since late December, first in the absence of Pierre Jordan, but has continued to serve in that role since Jordan returned ... Has led Tech in scoring 6 times off the bench this year ... Had 3 double-doubles this season (Tulane, Alabama A&M, Mercer), 6 for his career. Narrowly missed another vs. Miami (13 pts/9 reb) ... Ranks 18th at Tech in career 3s (100).
2010-11 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Tech's 2nd-leading scorer, rebounder and assist man, also 2nd in steals ... Ranked 17th in the ACC in scoring, 19th in rebounding, 6th in steals ... Came off the bench in Tech's last 5 games ... Averaged 12.4 ppg and 5.8 rpg vs. the ACC, hitting 30.9 pct. of his 3-point shots ... Led team in 3s made and taken in ACC games.
Scored 20 or more 6 times, including 4 times in ACC games - career-high 28 at Miami, 24 vs. FSU, 27 vs. Chattanooga in the last month ... Key player in Tech's win against Richmond, in which he scored nine points and had 3 assists in lifting Tech to a 13-point win ... Matched his career-high with 4 3s each against North Carolina and Wake Forest ... Posted 3 double-doubles - Maryland (16 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists), Georgia (14 pts/11 reb/5 ast) and UTEP (19/11/5 ast).
Best games occurred when he was able to get to the FT line (7-9 vs. UTEP, 5-6 vs. Richmond, 8-10 vs. Mercer, 5-7 combined vs. North Carolina and Wake Forest, 4-6 vs. Maryland, 8-10 vs. Miami, 8-10 vs. Chattanooga) ... Had more than twice as many FT made and attempted than in his freshman year.
2009-10 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Very active and heady player off the bench who made his presence felt in various ways on both ends of the court ... Also succeeded in the classroom, earning a spot on the ACC All-Academic team for 2010. ... Started Tech's last 11 games, averaging 7.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.6 steals in those games.
Scored a career-high 17 points at Clemson on Mar. 2, matching his high for rebounds (8) and dishing four assists with no turnovers in a career-high 33 minutes ... Missed only one game (Georgia), averaging more than 18 minutes a game overall ... Averaged more than 20 in ACC games.
Able to score in a variety of ways, and was a threat at times from long range, hitting 46.7 percent of his threes, 43.8 vs. the ACC in the regular season, 5-for-11 percent in the post-season ... Scored in double digits in five games after the end of January (six for the season), including a career-high 17 points at Clemson on Mar. 2 ... Averaged 6.3 points and shooting 43.8 percent from three-point range in ACC games.
Became the third different Tech reserve to lead the Jackets in scoring when he netted 15 against Kentucky State on Jan. 30 (6-for-6 FG, 3-for-3 on threes, three assists, four rebounds) ... First exhibited his famous father's shooting touch in back-to-back wins over Chattanooga and Arkansas-Pine Bluff, hitting 5-of-7 threes ... Sparkled for Tech in his collegiate debut, scoring seven points with seven rebounds (five offensive) with two steals in 13 minutes against Florida A&M.
All-state guard who played four years at Walton High School in Marietta, Ga., for coach Joe Goydish, serving as team captain two years ... He finished his career as the Raiders' all-time leader in points (1,783) and assists (353) ... Led team to a state title in 2009 and was named to the all-state team ... Averaged 21.4 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game, while also recording 2.1 blocks and 3.1 steals per contest ... Following his senior year, played for the South team in the Academic All-American Classic in Ontario ... Averaged 25.6 points and 6.4 rebounds a game as a junior, earning Cobb County Player of the Year honors by the Marietta Daily Journal and third-team all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Ranked as high as No. 48 in the nation by Rivals, No. 10 among shooting guards.
Full name is Glen Anthony Rice, Jr. ... Born January 1, 1991, in Miami, Fla. ... Son of Glen Rice and Tracey Starwood ... His father became the all-time leading scorer at Michigan who went on to play 15 years in the NBA ... Helped Michigan win a national championship in 1989, and the Los Angeles Lakers win an NBA title in 2000 ... Began playing basketball at age 9 at the suggestion of his football coach ... Chose Tech because it is close to home, is in the ACC and the academic programs ... Majoring in Management.