Miami (10-16, 6-15) vs. No. 4 seed Georgia Tech (15-8, 11-6)
Atlantic Coast Convention Tourney Quarterfinals, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina; Thursday, 2:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Miami is about to face off in opposition to Georgia Tech within the ACC match quarterfinals. The one assembly between the groups this season got here on Feb. 20, when the Yellow Jackets outshot Miami 57.1 % to 39.2 % and made six extra 3-pointers on the best way to an 87-60 victory.
PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Each of those groups have relied closely on their seniors this yr. Moses Wright, Jose Alvarado, Jordan Usher and Bubba Parham have mixed to account for 67 % of Georgia Tech’s scoring this season together with 61 % of the crew’s factors over its final 5 video games. For Miami, Kameron McGusty, Elijah Olaniyi and Nysier Brooks have collectively scored 37 % of the crew’s factors this season, together with 53 % of all Hurricanes factors over their final 5.
OFFENSIVE THREAT: Wright has both made or assisted on 48 % of all Georgia Tech discipline objectives during the last three video games. The senior ahead has accounted for 34 discipline objectives and 10 assists in these video games.
WINLESS WHEN: Georgia Tech is 0-5 this yr when it scores 68 factors or fewer and 15-3 when it scores at the very least 69.
ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Yellow Jackets have lately used assists to create baskets extra typically than the Hurricanes. Georgia Tech has 56 assists on 91 discipline objectives (61.5 %) over its earlier three outings whereas Miami has assists on 41 of 82 discipline objectives (50 %) throughout its previous three video games.
TENACIOUS TECH: Georgia Tech has pressured opponents into committing turnovers on 22.2 % of all possessions, the second-highest price amongst all ACC groups. That determine has climbed to 22.8 in the course of the crew’s six-game successful streak.