2014–15 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball team

The 2014–15 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. They were led by fourth year head coach Brian Gregory and played their home games at McCamish Pavilion. They were members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 12–19, 3–15 in ACC play to finish in fourteenth place. They lost in the first round of the ACC Tournament to Boston College.

2014–15 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2014–15 record12–19 (3–15 ACC)
Head coachBrian Gregory (4th season)
Assistant coachChad Dollar
Assistant coachMamadou N'Diaye
Assistant coachTom Herrion
Home arenaMcCamish Pavilion
Seasons
2014–15 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Virginia 16 2   .889     30 4   .882
#4 Duke 15 3   .833     35 4   .897
#8 Notre Dame 14 4   .778     32 6   .842
#15 North Carolina 11 7   .611     26 12   .684
Miami (FL) 10 8   .556     25 13   .658
NC State 10 8   .556     22 14   .611
Syracuse 9 9   .500     18 13   .581
Clemson 8 10   .444     16 15   .516
Florida State 8 10   .444     17 16   .515
Pittsburgh 8 10   .444     19 15   .559
Wake Forest 5 13   .278     13 19   .406
Boston College 4 14   .222     13 19   .406
Georgia Tech 3 15   .167     12 19   .387
Virginia Tech 2 16   .111     11 22   .333
#17 Louisville* 0 6   .000     0 8   .000
ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll
*Lousiville: 24 reg. season games, 4 postseason games vacated due to sanctions against the program; Disputed Record-(27-9)(12-6)

Contents

Last seasonEdit

The Yellow Jackets finished the season 16–17, 6–12 in ACC play to finish in a three way tie for 11th place. They advanced to the second round of the ACC Tournament where they lost to Clemson.

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Stacey Poole, Jr. 1 G 6'4" 199 Junior Jacksonville, FL Graduated early
Solomon Poole 2 G 6'0" 190 Sophomore Jacksonville, FL Kicked off the team; transferred to Florida Atlantic
Robert Carter Jr. 4 F 6'8" 247 Sophomore Thomasville, GA Transferred to Maryland
Daniel Miller 5 C 6'11" 275 Senior Loganville, GA Graduated
Jason Morris 14 G/F 6'5" 231 Senior Augusta, GA Graduated
Trae Golden 23 G 6'2" 205 Senior Powder Springs, GA Graduated
Kammeon Holsey 24 F 6'8" 234 Senior Sparta, GA Graduated

Incoming TransfersEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous School
Charles Mitchell 0 F 6'7" 260 Junior Atlanta, GA Transferred from Maryland. Mitchell will be eligible the 2014–15 season in January. Will have 1.5 years of remaining eligibility.
Demarco Cox 4 C 6'8" 276 Senior Yazoo City, MS Elected to transfer from Ole Miss. Will be eligible to play immediately since Cox graduated from Mississippi.
Josh Heath 11 G 6'2" 165 Sophomore Tampa, FL Transferred from South Florida. Heath will be eligible the 2014–15 season in January. Will have 2.5 years of remaining eligibility.
Nick Jacobs 54 F 6'8" 265 Senior Atlanta, GA Transferred from Alabama. Under NCAA transfer rules, Jacobs will have to redshirt from the 2014–15 season. Will have one year of remaining eligibility.

RecruitingEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Tadric Jackson
SG
Tifton, GA Tift County High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Aug 14, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Ben Lammers
C
San Antonio, TX Alamo Heights High School 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sep 25, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
A.D. Gueye
PF
Birmingham, AL Central Park Christian High School 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Apr 17, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247Sports:     ESPNN/A
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2014 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

RosterEdit

2014–15 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 0 Charles Mitchell 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Jr Marietta, Georgia
G 1 Tadric Jackson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Tifton, Georgia
G 2 Chris Bolden 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 216 lb (98 kg) Jr Tifton, Georgia
G/F 3 Marcus Georges-Hunt 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 219 lb (99 kg) Jr College Park, Georgia
C 4 Demarco Cox 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 276 lb (125 kg) Sr Yazoo City, Mississippi
G 5 Corey Heyward 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 221 lb (100 kg) RS So Duluth, Georgia
G 10 Travis Jorgenson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 177 lb (80 kg) RS Fr Columbia, Missouri
G 11 Josh Heath 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 165 lb (75 kg) So Tampa, Florida
F 12 Quinton Stephens 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 184 lb (83 kg) So Atlanta, Georgia
G 30 Bernard Woodside (W) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 181 lb (82 kg) Fr Tampa, Florida
G/F 31 Aaron Peak 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Sr Atlanta, Georgia
G 32 Brooks Doyle 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 199 lb (90 kg) Jr Atlanta, Georgia
F 34 Abdoulaye Gueye 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 211 lb (96 kg) Fr Dakar, Senegal
G 35 Patrick Lamar (W) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Fr Marietta, Georgia
G 41 Collin Gurry 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Jr Canton, Connecticut
F 42 Rand Rowland 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 208 lb (94 kg) So Cleveland, Georgia
G 43 Ron Wamer 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Dacula, Georgia
C 44 Ben Lammers 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Fr San Antonio, TX
F 54 Nick Jacobs   6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Sr Atlanta, Georgia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/07/2014*
7:00 PM
Clayton State W 74–41  0–0
Hank McCamish Pavilion (2,122[1])
Atlanta, GA
Non-conference regular season
11/14/2014*
7:00 PM, RSN
Georgia W 80–73  1–0
Hank McCamish Pavilion (8,127[2])
Atlanta, GA
11/18/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Alabama A&M W 66–46  2–0
Hank McCamish Pavilion (4,722[3])
Atlanta, GA
11/21/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
IPFW W 78–69  3–0
Hank McCamish Pavilion (5,297[4])
Atlanta, GA
11/27/2014*
8:30 PM, ESPN2
vs. Marquette
Orlando Classic Quarterfinals
L 70–72  3–1
HP Field House (3,216[5])
Lake Buena Vista, FL
11/28/2014*
6:30 PM, ESPNU
vs. Rider
Orlando Classic Consolation
W 61–54  4–1
HP Field House (2,554[6])
Lake Buena Vista, FL
11/30/2014*
6:30 PM, ESPNU
vs. Rhode Island
Orlando Classic 5th Place
W 64–61  5–1
HP Field House (4,842[7])
Lake Buena Vista, FL
12/03/2014*
9:15 PM, ESPNU
at Northwestern
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
W 66–58  6–1
Welsh-Ryan Arena (6,133)
Evanston, IL
12/06/2014*
2:00 PM, RSN
USC Upstate L 54–59  6–2
Hank McCamish Pavilion (4,901)
Atlanta, GA
12/15/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Appalachian State W 70–57  7–2
Hank McCamish Pavilion (4,961)
Atlanta, GA
12/20/2014*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
Vanderbilt W 65–60  8–2
Hank McCamish Pavilion (6,081)
Atlanta, GA
12/23/2014*
8:00 PM, CBSSN
at Dayton L 61–75  8–3
UD Arena (12,424)
Dayton, OH
12/30/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Charlotte W 67–66  9–3
Hank McCamish Pavilion (5,567)
Atlanta, GA
ACC regular season
01/03/2015
2:30 PM, ACCN
at No. 14 Notre Dame L 76–83 2OT 9–4 (0–1)
Edmund P. Joyce Center (7,582)
South Bend, IN
01/07/2015
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Syracuse L 45–46  9–5 (0–2)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (7,831)
Atlanta, GA
01/10/2015
12:00 PM, ACCN
at Wake Forest L 69–76  9–6 (0–3)
LJVM Coliseum (11,514)
Winston-Salem, NC
01/14/2015
7:00 PM, RSN
No. 12 Notre Dame L 59–62  9–7 (0–4)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (7,282)
Atlanta, GA
01/17/2015
4:00 PM, ACCN
at Pittsburgh L 65–70  9–8 (0–5)
Peterson Events Center (12,508)
Pittsburgh, PA
01/22/2015
8:00 PM, ACCN
at No. 2 Virginia L 28–57  9–9 (0–6)
John Paul Jones Arena (13,809)
Charlottesville, VA
01/25/2015
1:00 PM, RSN
Boston College L 62–64  9–10 (0–7)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (5,587)
Atlanta, GA
01/28/2015
9:00 PM, RSN
at No. 23 Miami (FL) W 70–50  10–10 (1–7)
BankUnited Center (5,031)
Coral Gables, FL
01/31/2015
12:00 PM, ACCN
NC State L 80–81 OT 10–11 (1–8)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (6,384)
Atlanta, GA
02/04/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN2
at No. 4 Duke L 66–72  10–12 (1–9)
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
02/07/2015
12:00 PM, RSN
Wake Forest W 73–59  11–12 (2–9)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (6,580)
Atlanta, GA
02/09/2015
12:00 PM, ESPNU
at Virginia Tech L 63–65  11–13 (2–10)
Cassell Coliseum (5,346)
Blacksburg, VA
02/14/2015
2:30 PM, ACCN
Florida State L 53–57  11–14 (2–11)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (6,317)
Atlanta, GA
02/16/2015
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Clemson W 63–52  12–14 (3–11)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (5,653)
Atlanta, GA
02/21/2015
12:00 PM, ACCN
at No. 15 North Carolina L 60–89  12–15 (3–12)
Dean Smith Center (20,779)
Chapel Hill, NC
02/23/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 17 Louisville L 51–52  12–16 (3–13)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (7,009)
Atlanta, GA
02/28/2015
12:00 PM, ACCN
at Clemson L 63–70 OT 12–17 (3–14)
Littlejohn Coliseum (8,553)
Clemson, SC
03/03/2015
7:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 19 North Carolina L 49–81  12–18 (3–15)
Hank McCamish Pavilion (6,913)
Atlanta, GA
ACC Tournament
03/10/2015
1:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. Boston College
First Round
L 65–66  12–19
Greensboro Coliseum (N/A)
Greensboro, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Georgia vs Georgia Tech score". Georgia Tech. Retrieved 15 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Alabama A&M vs Georgia Tech score". Georgia Tech. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  4. ^ "IPFW vs Georgia Tech score". Georgia Tech. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Marquette vs Georgia Tech score". Georgia Tech. Retrieved 27 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Rider vs Georgia Tech score". Georgia Tech. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
  7. ^ "Rhode Island vs Georgia Tech score". Georgia Tech. Retrieved 30 November 2014.