Post-Game Notes

Nov. 18, 2016

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MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

  • Georgia Tech starting lineup: Moore, Okogie, Stephens, Gueye, Lammers (3rd straight game)
  • First subs for Georgia Tech: Heyward for Moore, Ogbonda for Lammers, 13:41 1st half
  • On the floor for Georgia Tech at the end: Gueye, Heyward, Lammers, Okogie, Stephens
  • Opening tap won by Ohio. Georgia Tech has won the opening tap in two of three games this season.
  • Series record vs. Ohio: Georgia Tech is 1-1 overall, 0-1 at home, 0-1 at McCamish Pavilion, 0-1 under Josh Pastner, 0-1 vs. Saul Phillips
  • Current series streak: Ohio won the last game
  • Georgia Tech is 2-1 at McCamish Pavilion this season, 45-27 in its fifth season in the building, 2-1 under Josh Pastner
  • Georgia Tech’s next game: November 22, 2016, vs. Sam Houston State, 7:30 p.m., McCamish Pavilion

 

TEAM NOTES

  • Tech led at the half for the third straight game, this time by five points (32-27), but lost for the first time after being outscored 40-29 after intermission
  • Tech stretched its streak of holding opponents under 40 percent to all five halves this season when it held Ohio to 37.9 percent in the first half, but the Bobcats hit 43.8 percent in the second half and 41.0 percent for the game.
  • Tech used eight players in the game, seven of them scored.
  • Tech blocked eight more shots against Ohio and has 33 in three games (11.0 per game), which leads the ACC.
  • Tech shot a season-low 33.3 percent from the floor, including 27.8 percent in the second half. The Yellow Jackets shot well over 50 percent in the opener and 49 percent against Southern.
  • Tech outrebounded Ohio, 47-39, and has won the battle of the boards twice in three games.
  • Tech turned the ball a season-low 11 times, five in the second half. In three games, Tech has just 12 second-half turnovers.
  • Tech had more assists than turnovers for the third straight game, and had 12 assists on 22 made field goals. For the season, Tech has assisted on 43 of 78 made field goals (55.1 percent).

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Ben Lammers reached double figures in scoring for the third time in three games with a career-best 22 points, and reached double digits before the under-4 media timeout in the first half. He had just two double-digit games in his career (10 points twice last year) before this season.
  • Lammers set career highs not only in points but shots taken (19) and minutes played (38).
  • Lammers notched his first career double-double, also grabbing 11 rebounds.
  • Lammers blocked four more shots against Ohio, giving him 18 in three games (6.0 per game), which leads the ACC.
  • Tadric Jackson drained his first three three-point attempts and scored 17 points. It was the 13th double-digit scoring effort of his career and his second in a row after missing the season opener against Tennessee Tech. Jackson hit 6-of-13 from the floor in the game, and is 14-of-24 from the floor (4-of-5 on threes) in two games.
  • Freshman point guard Justin Moore had a season-best eight assists and no turnovers in 28 minutes.
  • Josh Okogie scored just five points after getting 18 in each of his first two games as a collegian.
  • Okogie and Quinton Stephens combined to shoot just 3-of-22 from the floor, 0-for-7 on threes.
  • Stephens had four rebounds and three assists (no turnovers) in the game, and is averaging 5.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists through three games, both career-best rates.
  • Okogie (11) and Abdoulaye Gueye (9) each had career bests in rebounds.