Post-Georgia Tech game notes

Dec. 6, 2008

Recap | Box Score | Quotes

Vanderbilt 51 – Georgia Tech 63
December 6, 2008 – Alexander Memorial Coliseum
Attendance: 7,219

· Vanderbilt falls to 5-3 on the season, while Georgia Tech improves to 5-1. The Commodores are now 2-2 home, 2-0 on neutral floors, and 0-1 on the road.

· Vanderbilt now leads the all-time series 39-32. Georgia Tech is now 24-16 against the Commodores in Atlanta.

· Sophomore A.J. Ogilvy led all Vanderbilt scorers with 15 points. Freshman Jeffery Taylor was the Commodores’ only other scorer in double figures with 11 points. Ogilvy and Taylor also led the team in rebounds with seven.

· Georgia Tech outrebounded Vanderbilt, 48-33, in the game. The Commodores are now 0-3 when outrebounded by their opponent.

· The Commodores were 16-of-50 from the field (32.0%) and was 2-for-16 from three (12.5%). Both were season lows for Vanderbilt.

· Vanderbilt committed 17 turnovers; Georgia Tech turned it over 15 times.

· Ogilvy and Festus Ezeli both had a team-high three blocks.

· Jermaine Beal had a team-high three steals.

· Ogilvy and Tinsley have scored in double figures in every game so far this season. Ogilvy has scored in double digits in 40 out of 42 career games at Vanderbilt.

· Tinsley’s three at the 17:51 mark in the first half extended the Commodores’ three-point streak to 706 games. Vanderbilt has made a three in every game played since the 3-point line was implemented for the 1986-87 season.

· Freshman forward Steve Tchiengang made the first start of his career against Georgia Tech.

· The Commodores’ line up of Tchiengang, Jeffery Taylor, A.J. Ogilvy, Jermaine Beal, and Brad Tinsley was the first time Vanderbilt has used that lineup.

· Vanderbilt has used five different starting lineups this season.

· Ogilvy had a career-high seven turnovers against the Yellow Jackets.