Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Utah Utes
Date: Monday 21 November 2022
Location: Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers, FL
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-0) are headed to Suncoast Credit Union Arena on Monday where they will attempt to beat the Utah Utes (3-1).
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets faced Northern Illinois and won their last contest 68-50. In terms of personal fouls, the Yellow Jackets ended with 16 and Northern Illinois with 16 total personal fouls. They also buried 5 of their 24 attempts from outside the perimeter. Northern Illinois finished the game with 42.9% at the free throw line, converting 9 of their 21 shots. Additionally, Northern Illinois pulled down 43 rebounds (16 offensive, 27 defensive) but didn’t score a block. Northern Illinois recorded 11 dimes and had 5 steals in the game. When it comes to defense, Georgia Tech allowed the other team to go 26.9% off the field on 18 of 67 shots. They also dished out 14 assists in the game, forced the other team into 14 turnovers, and earned 7 steals. Regarding grabbing boards, they have compiled a total of 42, 10 of which are offensive. When shooting from the free throw line, the Yellow Jackets made 9 of their 13 shots for a 69.2% percentage. Georgia Tech finished the contest with a 39.1% field goal percentage (27 of 69) and knocked down 5 of 18 3-point attempts.
Javon Franklin is a guy who played a role in the game. He ended up walking 66.7% off the field and dishing out 2 assists. He was on the court for 30 minutes and collected 11 boards. He finished with 14 points on 6 of 9 shooting.
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Georgia Tech come into this game with a campaign record of 3-0. They average 73.3 points per game (198th in college hoops) while connecting 42.6% from the floor. The Yellow Jackets shoot 32.6% on 3-point shots (15 of 46) and 67.2% on the charity streak. As a team, Georgia Tech amassed 44.3 rebounds per game and earned 38 assists for the year, which ranks 323rd in Division 1 for passing the rock. They spit possession 11.7 times per competition, and as a basketball team they commit 16.3 fouls each night.
At the defensive end of the court, the Yellow Jackets have forced 14.0 turnovers per fight while drawing 20.0 fouls. They give up 18.3% on shots from outside the perimeter, while in D-1 they rank 35th (56.7) in PPG Allowed (56.7). The Yellow Jackets give up a 33.5% shot percentage (65 of 194) and concede 38.3 rebounds per game as a squad. They are 63rd in the nation when it comes to giving up assists, with 35 given up for the season.
The last time they took the court, the Utah Utes lost with a final score of 65-55 when they faced Sam Houston State. In terms of rebound, Utah allowed Sam Houston State to grab 40 overall (13 offense). They finished 26.3% from downtown by shooting 5 of 19 and walked away from it by shooting 12 of 14 from the free throw line (85.7%). The Utes allowed Sam Houston State to knock down 24 of their 62 attempts from the floor, which put them at 38.7% for the contest. Overall, the Utes went out on 20 out of 46, giving them a 43.5% percentage. Regarding shooting from beyond the arc, Utah buried 7 of 22 attempts (31.8%). You could bury 8 of them for a 50.0% percentage. Sam Houston State earned 15 fouls in that matchup, which put the Utes at the free throw line for 16 tries. They also turned the ball over 16 times while recording 4 steals in that matchup. The Utes were able to snag 24 defensive rebounds and 3 offensive boards for a total of 27 for the matchup.
Rollie Worster was important to the Utes for this competition. He amassed 14 points in his 35 minutes on the court and amassed 5 assists for that game. He converted 5 of 6 for the matchup for an 83.3% field goal rate and 7 rebounds overall.
Utah is 3-1 so far this year. The Utes commit 13.0 fouls per match while shooting 70.6% from the charity streak. They assist their teammates 14.3 times per game (157th in the country) and turn it over 11.5 times per game. Utah has 286 points for the season (71.5 per game) and they’re grabbing 41.8 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Utes connect with 44.4% of the field, which ranks them 188th in the country.
The Utah defense concedes 25.0% on 3-point shots (20 out of 80) and their opponents put down 68.9% of their foul shots. They conceded 11.0 assists and 34.3 rebounds per game, which ranks them 118th and 165th in those defensive categories. The Utes on the defensive side of the court are 17th in college hoops in points per game, retiring at 53.8. They’ve forced 12.3 turnovers per game and allowed teams to shoot 34.0% from the field (17th in Division 1).
Who will win today’s NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink’s Pick: Take Utah
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