Georgia Tech 82, Wake Forest 62

Saturday, January 26, 2013 3:00 PM
Location - Hank McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - Bernard Clinton, Karl Hess, Ray Natalli
Attendance - 8180

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Wake Forest 29 33 62
Georgia Tech 52 30 82

Recap

Georgia Tech 82, Wake Forest 62: Robert Carter Jr. scored a career-high 20 points, including 15 in the first half, to lead the host Yellow Jackets past the Demon Deacons and give Georgia Tech its first ACC victory.

Carter, a freshman forward, was 9-for-10 from the field and grabbed six rebounds. Marcus Georges-Hunt added 12 points and six rebounds to help Georgia Tech (11-7, 1-5 ACC) snap a five-game losing streak and improve to 9-2 at home.

Wake Forest (10-9, 3-4) fell to 1-5 on the road. The Yellow Jackets were led by C.J. Harris, who scored 18 points to surpass 1,400 in his career and grabbed seven rebounds. Devin Thomas added eight points and a game-high 13 rebounds.

Georgia Tech set the tone early and emphatically, jumping out to a 16-0 lead and increasing it to 37-7 with 8:51 left in the first half to put the game out of reach. The Yellow Jackets led 52-29 at halftime. Wake Forest appeared sluggish coming off an 86-84 victory at home against No. 18 North Carolina State on Tuesday, the program’s first win against a ranked opponent in nearly three years.

Georgia Tech shot 54.2 percent (32-for-59) while Wake Forest shot 35.1 percent (20-for-57). The Yellow Jackets were 50 percent (10-for-20) from 3-point range as five players made two apiece from long distance. Georgia Tech registered 20 assists.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: Georgia Tech and Wake Forest are tied at 37 in the series. … The Yellow Jackets came into the game 0-5 in ACC play for the first time since the 2008-09 team began the season 0-6. … Georgia Tech’s Daniel Miller has started 80 consecutive games, the team’s longest streak, and has not missed a game in his career.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
C.J. Harris 33:00 5-11 2-6 6-8 2 5 7 3 1 1 2 0 18
Travis McKie 32:00 4-8 1-2 1-1 1 4 5 0 3 1 2 1 10
Codi Miller-McIntyre 35:00 3-10 0-1 3-6 2 0 2 3 2 0 1 0 9
Devin Thomas 32:00 3-10 0-0 2-4 6 7 13 0 2 1 7 5 8
Arnaud William Adala Moto 14:00 3-5 0-0 0-2 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 6
Tyler Cavanaugh 18:00 1-7 0-2 1-2 2 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 3
Madison Jones 11:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0
Aaron Rountree III 8:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 4 1 1 0 0
Chase Fischer 13:00 1-3 0-1 3-5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Andre Washington 4:00 0-0 0-0 3-4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
TOTAL 200 20-57 3-12 19-32 14 20 34 10 18 6 16 7 62
  35.1% 25.0% 59.4% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 16

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mfon Udofia 34:00 2-5 2-5 3-4 0 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 9
Chris Bolden 18:00 3-8 2-3 1-2 0 1 1 3 4 4 1 0 9
Robert Carter 25:00 9-10 2-3 0-0 3 3 6 1 3 0 3 1 20
Marcus Georges-Hunt 23:00 4-6 2-4 2-2 2 4 6 1 4 1 1 0 12
Daniel Miller 28:00 3-5 0-0 2-2 0 5 5 5 2 0 1 1 8
Kammeon Holsey 25:00 4-10 0-0 0-1 1 4 5 4 1 2 2 2 8
Stacey Poole Jr. 14:00 3-6 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 1 2 0 1 1 6
Brandon Reed 19:00 3-7 2-3 0-0 2 4 6 1 2 2 4 1 8
Solomon Poole 11:00 1-2 0-0 0-2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
Aaron Peek 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
Julian Royal 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Brooks Doyle 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pierre Jordan 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 32-59 10-20 8-13 9 25 34 20 24 9 15 7 82
  54.2% 50.0% 61.5% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 15