Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Georgia-Georgia Tech Basketball Stats To Ponder

-GT has won 12 of their last 13 games at home
-All 7 of UGA's games this year have been decided by 9 or fewer points, 4 by 3 or less
-GT has won last 4 meetings in Atlanta and 6 of last 7
-12 of last 26 meetings have been decided by 5 or fewer points; 20 meetings by 10 or fewer
-GT is 31-8 at Alexander Memorial Coliseum against UGA
-Tech's turnovers, often a big problem in recent years, are down 2.7 per game versus last year and the 13.7 total is 4th best in the ACC
-The Yellow Jackets have the 4th best assist/turnover ratio and the best turnover margin in the ACC this year at +9
-Georgia Tech has a small lineup with only two contributors standing above 6'7", but has out rebounded 4 of their last 5 opponents
-Under Paul Hewitt, Tech is 144-32 when leading at halftime and just 35-104 when trailing; they are 3-9 when tied
-The numbers are similar when leading with 5 minutes to play (153-23) and trailing (23-117)
-If Tech scores 80 points or more they are 80-21 under Hewitt
-UGA has an RPI rank of 58, Tech's rank is 134
-UGA's Sagarin Rating is 92 compared to 115 for Tech
-GT holds a 101-85 series advantage

Game is 7PM on ESPN2

*Stats from UGA and Tech releases

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