Boxscore
Georgia Tech 62, Chattanooga 53
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:30 PM
Location - Alexander Memorial Coliseum, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - Tim Comer, William Humes, Raymond Styons
Attendance - 5364

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Chattanooga 23 30 53
Georgia Tech 28 34 62

Recap


Georgia Tech stepped out of Atlantic Coast Conference play and snapped a five-game losing streak Wednesday, downing Tennessee-Chattanooga at home 62-53.

The Yellow Jackets (11-14) got 27 points from Glen Rice Jr., in their first victory since beating Virginia Tech 72-57 on Jan. 25. The Mocs (14-14) were led by Omar Wattad’s 18 points in losing their fourth straight.

After falling behind by 11 points in the first half, Tennessee-Chattanooga hung around, pulling within 39-37 on Deantre Jefferson’s layup with 9:54 to go. Two Ricky Taylor free throws with 5:23 remaining brought Tennessee-Chattanooga within 52-46.

But Iman Shumpert scored on a dunk for Georgia Tech with 4:40 left, and his free throw with 3:59 to go made it 55-46.The Mocs would get no closer than seven points the rest of the way.

Shumpert added 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Yellow Jackets.

Chattanooga Mocs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Omar Wattad 35:00 7-17 2-10 2-2 3 3 6 1 4 3 2 0 18
DeAntre Jefferson 29:00 7-9 0-0 0-1 3 6 9 1 3 0 6 0 14
Keegan Bell 26:00 0-3 0-3 2-2 1 1 2 2 0 0 4 0 2
Jahmal Burroughs 19:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 3 1 1 0 0
Ricky Taylor 36:00 5-16 1-8 2-2 1 3 4 2 4 1 1 0 13
Jeff Smith 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Jeremy Saffore 11:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 0 0
Troy Cage 6:00 0-4 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Early 17:00 1-3 1-3 0-4 1 7 8 2 4 1 1 0 3
Dontay Hampton 18:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 3
TOTAL 200 21-56 5-27 6-11 9 26 35 9 23 6 20 0 53
  37.5% 18.5% 54.5% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 20

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Maurice Miller 20:00 2-6 2-5 0-0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 6
Iman Shumpert 33:00 7-14 0-3 5-8 3 8 11 3 3 0 2 0 19
Glen Rice Jr. 35:00 8-17 3-8 8-10 0 7 7 2 2 4 4 1 27
Daniel Miller 30:00 0-2 0-0 1-3 2 3 5 0 2 1 1 0 1
Lance Storrs 18:00 0-2 0-1 2-2 1 2 3 3 4 0 2 0 2
Nate Hicks 10:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4
Mfon Udofia 20:00 0-4 0-4 1-4 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 1
Jason Morris 16:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0
Kammeron Holsey 8:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2
Nick Foreman 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-50 5-22 17-27 7 24 31 13 17 8 15 1 62
  40.0% 22.7% 63.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 15
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