Boxscore
Georgia Tech 62, Georgia 54
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Hank McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - Roger Ayers, Chuck Jones, Les Jones
Attendance - 8600

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgia 22 32 54
Georgia Tech 35 27 62

Recap


Georgia Tech 62, Georgia 54:
Freshman Marcus Georges-Hunt scored a career-high 18 points, and the host Yellow Jackets used strong 3-point shooting to hold off their in-state rival.

Chris Bolden, Mfon Udofia and Georges-Hunt hit 3-pointers to fuel a 16-4 first-half surge, giving the Yellow Jackets a 29-16 advantage with 3:27 left before the break. Last in the Atlantic Coast Conference at 24 percent from 3-point range entering the night, Georgia Tech (5-2) hit 9 of 21 3-point attempts (42.9 percent).

Down 55-42 with 5:21 remaining, Georgia (2-6) scored eight straight points to close within 55-50 with 2:07 left. But Udofia’s three-point play with 58.2 seconds left pushed the Yellow Jackets’ advantage to 58-50.

Georges-Hunt finished with three 3-pointers. Udofia also hit three 3-pointers, finishing with 12 points for Georgia Tech, which won for the second time in its past three games.

Georgia lost for the sixth time in seven games. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led the Bulldogs with 16 points and 13 rebounds.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Georgia Tech hit six 3-pointers and went 11-for-14 from the free-throw line in the first half. The Bulldogs made just one 3-pointer and shot 3-for-5 from the line in the opening 20 minutes. … The Bulldogs started the night ranked 325th in the nation in scoring offense (57.1). … Georgia finished just 2-for-17 from 3-point range (11.8 percent).

Georgia Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Marcus Thornton 16:00 3-7 0-2 1-1 1 2 3 0 3 0 1 1 7
Donte Williams 22:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 5 2 7 0 5 1 1 1 6
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 35:00 5-18 1-8 5-6 4 9 13 2 4 1 3 1 16
Nemanja Djurisic 33:00 1-8 0-2 2-2 3 3 6 2 4 2 1 0 4
Vincent Williams 32:00 0-7 0-3 3-4 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 3
John Cannon 19:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 4
Kenny Gaines 8:00 2-2 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5
Charles Mann 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Brandon Morris 19:00 2-2 0-0 5-6 0 4 4 2 3 1 0 0 9
Sherrard Brantley 5:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Tim Dixon 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-57 2-17 16-22 15 24 39 7 22 7 10 4 54
  31.6% 11.8% 72.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 10

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Daniel Miller 29:00 1-2 0-0 4-6 3 5 8 2 0 1 0 3 6
Brandon Reed 19:00 0-5 0-1 4-4 0 3 3 2 3 0 1 0 4
Marcus Georges-Hunt 32:00 5-10 3-6 5-8 1 5 6 2 3 1 1 0 18
Robert Carter 23:00 1-6 0-3 3-4 2 3 5 0 1 2 1 1 5
Mfon Udofia 31:00 4-10 3-6 1-4 0 2 2 2 4 0 2 0 12
Chris Bolden 13:00 2-4 2-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 6
Jason Morris 17:00 2-5 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 5
Kammeon Holsey 24:00 1-3 0-0 4-6 4 2 6 1 3 1 1 1 6
Julian Royal 4:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pierre Jordan 8:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 16-48 9-21 21-32 10 22 32 10 17 8 9 6 62
  33.3% 42.9% 65.6% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 9