WELCOME Letter from Director of Athletics Mike Bobinski DEAR YELLOW JACKET BASKETBALL FANS Welcome to McCamish Pavilion, the state-of-the-art home of Georgia Tech basketball. As we enter the second year in our remarkable arena, we look forward to you being a part of the action this season. The 2013-14 season promises to be an exciting one for many reasons. Our coaches and student-athletes look forward to competing in the expanded ACC, as the conference further stakes its claim as the country’s best with the addition of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame. Coach Brian Gregory has a veteran team ready to tackle the best home schedule in program history. The Jackets return four starters and five of their six top scorers from last season, giving this team plenty of experience on the floor. Illinois, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Miami, North Carolina and Duke all travel to Atlanta during this season. I know Coach Gregory appreciates how enthusiastically Georgia Tech fans have embraced his team and McCamish Pavilion. Attendance was up almost 50 percent last season, the fourth-highest increase in the nation. “Tech Tough” is the rallying cry for Coach MaChelle Joseph’s squad, as they welcome a stellar freshman class to complement their upperclassmen. Senior guard Tyaunna Marshall is among the nation’s elite, and she finished last season as the only player in the ACC to rank in the conference’s top 10 in scoring, rebounding and steals. Their home schedule includes key ACC contests against perennial powers Duke, North Carolina and Maryland. There will be no shortage of talent taking the court for the Jackets, and McCamish Pavilion is the place to be as our teams battle for postseason berths. At every game, your safety, comfort and convenience are our primary concerns. This fan guide is intended to provide information about policies, procedures and services available to you when attending games on campus. I hope you’ll take the time to review it prior to your visit as it should answer many of your questions about gameday activities. As I’m midway through my first full year at Georgia Tech, I’d like to thank you for your support of Georgia Tech basketball. Passionate fans are synonymous with college basketball, and we need you to bring the energy and enthusiasm that will give our Yellow Jackets a true home court advantage. I look forward to seeing you on campus and please know that we want your visit to be safe and enjoyable. If you have any questions, concerns or need assistance of any type, please contact a member of our gameday staff. Thanks for your support and Go Jackets! Sincerely,
Mike Bobinski Director of Athletics TABLE OF CONTENTS McCamish Pavilion 2-3 Henry F. “Hank” McCamish 3 General Information 4-6 McCamish Pavilion Accessibility Guide 7 McCamish Pavilion Maps 8-9 Basketball Parking Map 10
Concessions Map Public Safety Frequently Asked Questions Georgia Tech Basketball Coaches 2013-14 Yellow Jackets Georgia Tech Basketball Schedules
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McCAMISH PAVILION Georgia Tech basketball ushered in the dawning of a new era marked by the opening of McCamish Pavilion last year. Occupying the same footprint on the corner of 10th and Fowler Streets as the historic Alexander Memorial Coliseum, which hosted Tech basketball games for 55 years, McCamish Pavilion opened its doors Nov. 9, 2012 when the Tech men hosted Tulane. The women held their first game just two days later, hosting Tennessee on Nov. 1, 2012. It was the first of three sellouts for the men, and the women hosted the fifth-largest crowd in program history (5,517). McCamish Pavilion drew raves from friend and foe alike in its inaugural season, from its state-of-the-art audio-visual technology to the cozy and intimate, but loud atmosphere. McCamish Pavilion is named for the late Hank McCamish, a long-time insurance executive in the Atlanta area whose family provided the lead gift for the $50 million facility. The arena footprint expanded by about 30,000 square feet over that of Alexander Memorial Coliseum, and the former circular seating bowl was demolished and replaced with a rectangular bowl along with an upper deck. The most obvious difference is that the walls separating the concourse and the bowl were removed, meaning that the floor is visible from almost every point in the concourse. Ground was broken for the construction of Tech’s new on-campus arena on May 5, 2011, and 18 months later, the Yellow Jackets had a state-of-
the-art building with 8,600 seats and a luxurious club area, which provides a cozy view of the court. The lower level seating bowl has 6,935 seats, and the new balcony level seating has 1,665 seats. Spectators are able to view the game as they walk to and from concessions and rest rooms, which are all located on the outside of the concourse. The balcony level seating has its own concourses with rest rooms and concessions. The building features a new center-hung scoreboard, with video screens on four sides and a circular message board underneath. The balcony level facing has a 360-degree ribbon board for messaging and graphics. Nearly the entire structure is brand-new, with the one notable exception being the familiar dome of Alexander Memorial Coliseum and its 32 steel ribs, which stayed in place and provided the skeleton for the new structure. A new roof was installed, and the ribs and the ceiling were re-painted. Around the concourses, pieces of the former AMC court have been inlaid into the ribs. A courtyard was created
outside the West entrance to honor William Alexander, the legendary Tech football coach and director of athletics who led the drive to build Alexander Memorial Coliseum in the 1950s. The new court remains named for legendary basketball coach Bobby Cremins, who led the Tech men’s team from 1981-2000 and compiled a record of 354237 with three Atlantic Coast Conference championships and 10 NCAA Tournament appearances in 19 seasons. Designed by the renowned architectural firm Populous and built under the direction of Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, the arena already has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects of Atlanta for its significant architectural impact on the city’s landscape along with such structures as the Sovereign building, TWELVE Centennial Park Tower I, The Atlantic, Loews Midtown, the Atlanta Botanical Garden Hardin Visitor Center, the Georgia Tech Human Research Building rehabilitation, the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Building and the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center.
McCAMISH PAVILION JUST THE FACTS Name: McCamish Pavilion (mc-CAME-ish), named for Atlanta insurance executive and philanthropist Hank McCamish who gave the lead gift for the facility Capacity: Approximately 8,600 Cost: $50 million Contractor: Whiting-Turner Architect: Populous Cremins Court: The court remains named for the former Tech head coach Alexander Courtyard: Located at the Fowler Street entrance, honors the former Tech Director of Athletics and national championship football coach Callaway Club: The Callaway Club offers 500 of the most desired seats in the Pavilion and is named for Fuller E. Callaway Jr. Grand Entrance: 10th and Fowler Streets, foyer includes graphic representations of retired jerseys and the Tech men’s two Final Four appearances and women’s NWIT championship Other Entrances: West Entrance off Fowler Street (students and media), East Entrance from main arena parking (premium seating patrons) Features: Center-hung scoreboard and video boards, mezzanine fascia ribbon boards, theatrical lighting, primarily chairback seating, club area Groundbreaking: May 5, 2011 Opening: October, 2012 First Public Event: Oct. 21, Jacket Jam (men’s and women’s scrimmages plus other activities) First Men’s Game: Nov. 9 vs. Tulane, 2012 First Women’s Game: Nov. 11 vs. Tennessee, 2013
HENRY F. “HANK” McCAMISH JR. IM 1950 Born in 1928 in Greenwood, South Carolina, Hank passed from this life in the summer of 2013. He was one of Georgia Tech’s most respected alumni and the quintessential self-made entrepreneur. He enrolled in Georgia Tech in 1946 and paid his tuition by working many part-time jobs. After graduating in 1950 with a degree in Industrial Management, Hank spent the better part of five decades pioneering unique and uncharted segments of the life insurance industry. As his success grew, so did his legendary support of Georgia Tech and its athletic programs.
GENERAL INFORMATION ATM ATMs are located on the Main Concourse level, across from Sections 103 and 111. Please note that ATMs are not available outside the facility or near the ticket offices. The ticket office does accept most major credit cards. CALLAWAY CLUB The Callaway Club is the premier spot for viewing a game at the Pavilion. While offering 500 of the most desired seats, Club members also have access to a stateof-art interior lounge, with numerous HDTV’s, upscale food and beverage options, and private restrooms. Callaway Club has two primary entrances located between sections 107 and 111. COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES All commercial activities must have prior written approval from Georgia Tech Sports Properties and the Georgia Tech Athletic Association. CONCESSION STANDS Six concession stands – four on the Main Concourse level and two on the Balcony level –are located across from Sections 103, 105, 112, 114, 204 and 210. Concessions
are operated by Sodexo and feature sporting venue favorites such as hot dogs, popcorn, sodas and water. New for the 2013-2014 season is Zaxby’s, located at section 105. DOORS The doors will open 60 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time of the event, and campus parking areas will open 90 minutes prior tip-off. Entrances to the facilities are located on the West, North and East sides of the arena. EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURES Should there be an immediate need to evacuate McCamish Pavilion, guests will be given instructions via the public-address system, the center court video boards and McCamish Pavilion event staff. Guests are encouraged to take the following steps: • Be aware of your location in McCamish Pavilion at all times. • Identify the two exits closest to your seats. • Listen, watch for and follow instructions from the public-address systems, video boards, and McCamish Pavilion event staff.
• Ask for assistance and information from McCamish Pavilion event staff, police, and medical personnel. ENTRY GATES Entry gates are located on the West, North and East sides of McCamish Pavilion. A dedicated entrance for courtside and Callaway Club ticket-holders is located at the East Entrance, but ticketed patrons may gain access to the facility via any of the three entrances. Students may only access the facility via the West Entrance, unless they possess a valid ticket outside of the student section. FAN BEHAVIOR Georgia Tech invites all fans to enjoy the game, but reminds you to be respectful of the competitors on the court and of other spectators. The Georgia Tech Athletic Association reserves the right to remove any patron who interferes with the game or causes a disturbance for fellow patrons around them. Profanity, racist or sexist comments and other intimidating words or actions are grounds for removal from McCamish Pavilion.
GENERAL INFORMATION FIRST-AID First-aid is present at all events at McCamish Pavilion. There is a First-Aid Station located inside the Grand Entrance on the Main Concourse level, across from Section 100. Should you need medical assistance, please notify event personnel or go to the First-Aid Station. In an emergency, AED units are also available in four locations: First-Aid Station on floor level, Grand Entrance First-Aid Station (Section 100), West Entrance (Section 113) and East Entrance (Section 106). GARBAGE/RECYCLING Waste and recycling areas are located throughout the Main Concourse and Balcony, as well as in all restroom areas. Co-mingle recycling containers may be used for paper, cardboard and plastic bottles and are found adjacent to all trash receptacles. GUEST SERVICES & LOST & FOUND Guest Services is located on the Main Concourse adjacent to the Grand Entrance and Section 100. Services include general game information, upcoming schedules, general Pavilion information, lost
persons and lost and found. After the conclusion of an event, please contact 404-8945474 no earlier than the next business day to claim any lost items. PARKING A total of six parking areas serve McCamish Pavilion for men’s basketball games, while four areas are available for women’s games and other events, based on expected attendance. All parking areas are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for women’s games. For men’s games, the McCamish, East O’Keefe and Family Housing Lots currently have no availability. Seasonlong parking is still available in Lower Peters Deck and Centergy Deck. PROHIBITED ITEMS For reasons of safety, the following items are NOT PERMITTED in McCamish Pavilion: Alcoholic beverages, food, cans, coolers, thermos bottles, TVs, ice bags, backpacks and large bags, horns or other noisemakers, laser pointers, video cameras, cameras with lenses longer than 4”, pets, large flags, banners or signs, weapons,
strollers, stadium seats with arms and any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate by security or game management. Please note: In keeping with current Homeland Security restrictions, Georgia Tech does not allow strollers to be left inside the gate entrances. Umbrellas ARE permitted in McCamish Pavilion. Bag Check: All bags will be searched upon entry into McCamish Pavilion. NO backpacks OR bags larger than 14 by 10 by 5 inches will be permitted into McCamish Pavilion. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION McCamish Pavilion is easily accessible from MARTA. The Midtown Station (at 10th and West Peachtree) is the closest MARTA stop and is serviced by the Tech Trolley. It is a short three blocks to McCamish Pavilion. For more information regarding routes, stop locations and schedules; please visit the MARTA website at www.itsmarta.com.
GENERAL INFORMATION RE-ENTRY Re-entry to McCamish Pavilion is not permitted. TICKETS/WILL-CALL All ticket windows, including will call, are staffed 90 minutes prior to tip-off through halftime. No tickets will be available for pick-up or purchase after the second half has begun. All persons over two years of age must have a ticket to enter the facility, and all guests picking up tickets or credentials from one of the following locations must present a valid government ID to gain admittance. General Will Call – General will call is located at the Grand Entrance ticket office (corner of 10th and Fowler). Media Will Call – Media will call is located at the
West Entrance ticket office, adjacent to the primary entrance to the facility for media and students (Fowler Street). Player Guest Will Call – Player guest will call for both Georgia Tech and the visiting team is located inside the doors closest to the ticket office at the Grand Entrance (corner of 10th and Fowler).
THE GOLD STANDARD In 2010, the Athletic Association established The Gold Standard Sportsmanship Initiative. The Gold Standard is a campus wide effort of the Georgia Tech Athletic Association to raise awareness of sportmanship at all Georgia Tech Athletic events by increasing positive Yellow Jacket support; creating a sense of pride in Georgia Tech venues, events and traditions; promoting appreciation for the spirit of competition and providing a safe, healthy and respectful gameday environment for all. For more information and to sign our pledge, please visit: RamblinWreck.com/ GoldStandard.
ACCESSIBILITY GUIDE McCamish Pavilion provides a fully accessible environment for all of its guests. Wheelchair accessible and aisle transfer seating is available at various price points and locations on the concourse and balcony levels. Please note, accessible seating locations may change depending on the event. If assistance is needed during an event, please visit Guest Services, located on the Grand Concourse adjacent to the Grand Entrance, across from Section 100. If Guest Services is not open due to the event configuration, please check with the ticket office at the Main Entrance to McCamish Pavilion. DROP-OFF & PICKUP Two vehicular drop-off and pickup areas are available for McCamish Pavilion. One is located adjacent to the West Entrance along Fowler Street. Those patrons who possess parking passes for the McCamish Lot may also utilize a drop-off zone adjacent to the East Entrance. All three public entrances into McCamish Pavilion are fully accessible. For more information, please contact the Georgia Tech Ticket Office by calling 888-832-4849. ELEVATORS Two (2) public elevators provide access to all levels of McCamish Pavilion. One is located at the Grand Entrance and provides access to the main ticket booth and concourse and balcony levels only. The second elevator is located inside the Callaway Club and provides access to the floor, concourse and balcony levels. This elevator also services the Georgia Tech locker rooms and, as such, may be offline to ticket holders for certain periods of time prior to, during and after the game. FOOD, BEVERAGE & CONCESSIONS All food and beverage concessions in McCamish Pavilion are wheelchair accessible. Concession stands have pens and paper and large print LED menus to provide assistance in communication.
GUEST SERVICES McCamish Pavilion Guest Services is open during all events to assist guests and answer questions. Guest Services is located on the Concourse adjacent to the Grand Entrance and Section 100. If Guest Services is not open due to the event configuration, please check with the ticket office at the Grand Entrance to McCamish Pavilion. MEDICAL SERVICES The First Aid Station is located near the Grand Entrance doors adjacent to Section 100. PARKING Designated ADA parking spaces are available for guests with disabled parking placards along Fowler Street, between 6th and 10th Streets, on a season-long basis. A limited number of single-game spots will also be available on a firstcome, first-serve basis. RESTROOMS All restroom facilities in McCamish Pavilion are fully accessible. There are seven (7) public restrooms for each gender located throughout the Main and Balcony concourses. There are also three (3) fully accessible family/unisex restrooms: one on the floor level (for courtside patrons only) and two on the Main Concourse level.
SEATING & TICKET PRICES For ADA accessible seating locations and prices please contact the Georgia Tech Ticket Office at 888-832-4849 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. SERVICE ANIMALS Service animals are welcome in McCamish Pavilion, and will rest in the seating area of the individual with a disability, rather than in the aisle. WHEELCHAIR & STORAGE Wheelchairs and other mobility devices can be stored during all events. Please visit Guest Services for assistance. Our staff will make arrangements to return the wheelchair to you at the end of the event or at any other time you prefer. WHEELCHAIR TRANSFER Wheelchairs will be available upon request on the Main Concourse level to transport a patron to his or her seat, free of charge. Guests who are interested in this service should ask an event staff member or visit Guest Services for assistance. Please note that there may be a wait for this service.
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No TECH Fund
$100 TECH Fund Level
$150 TECH Fund Level
$200 TECH Fund Level
$300 TECH Fund Level
$600 TECH Fund Level
Callaway Club ($2,000 TECH Fund Level)
Courtside Seating ($5,000 TECH Fund Level)
AED ATM Concessions Concessions (Upper Level) Elevators First Aid Guest Services Restrooms (men’s, women’s, family) Restrooms (upper level) (men’s, women’s, family)
McCAMISH MAP (MEN’S GAMES)
Courtside Seats Single-Game Seating (General Admission)
AED ATM Concessions Elevators First Aid Guest Services Restrooms (men’s, women’s, family)
McCAMISH MAP (WOMEN’S GAMES)
MEN’S BASKETBALL PARKING
Section 204: Classic Concessions Fare
Section 105: Classic Concessions Fare Zaxby’s The Grill
Section 103: Classic Concessions Fare
Feel free to contact our Operations Manager, Adam Wesolowski!
Questions? Concerns? Suggestions?
Also New for the ‘13-’14 season is ZAXBY’S, serving several different takes on their worldfamous chicken dishes.
Your destination for premium stadium eats, featuring Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches, 100% Angus cheeseburgers, and a rotating menu or gourmet hot sandwiches, new of the 2013-14 season!
Includes all of your traditional game-day favorites: All-beef hotdogs, Coca-Cola soft drinks, popcorn, peanuts, nachos, king-sized candy bars, sausage dogs, bottled water, and more!
Classic Concessions Fare
Section 214: Classic Concessions Fare Section 115: Classic Concessions Fare
Section 111: Classic Concessions Fare
PUBLIC SAFETY GENERAL • During any emergency situation, following the directions of the public address announcer, the videoboards, event staff and emergency responders. • Always designate a pre-determined location both inside and outside the stadium to meet friends and family in case you get separated or in the event of an emergency. • Upon arriving at your seat location, first find the nearest exit/emergency exit and then locate an alternate exit in case of an emergency. • Specific emergency instructions are provided for the guests in the sky suites and other private areas. Patrons at those locations should read and be familiar with the emergency evacuation instructions located there. • Do not use elevators in the event of a fire evacuation or power failure. • In the event of an emergency, check RamblinWreck.com, follow on Twitter @GTAthletics, or listen to local radio and news stations for gameday traffic and other important updates. • If you see or become aware of any activity that is unusual, suspicious or causes you concern, report the activity to the nearest police officer or event staff. • Remember, text messaging may be an option when voice phone calls do not work. • Emergency vehicles are present in and around the stadium on game day. Please do not obstruct the path of travel of a fire truck or 12 RAMBLINWRECK.COM
emergency response vehicle or interfere with any of their operations. • Please do not obstruct any exits or exit pathways. • Rowdy, threatening, unsafe or inappropriate conduct including profane, racial, sexist, abusive or intimidating comments or actions, fighting, smoking, drunkenness and throwing of any object in the stadium will not be tolerated and can result in ejection, arrest and/or loss of ticket privileges. EVACUATION PROCEDURE In the event the Georgia Tech Athletics Association deems it necessary to evacuate McCamish Pavilion, an announcement will be made via the public address system and information will be displayed on the arena’s videoboards. Patrons are asked to exit in an orderly fashion. Security personnel will be on hand to direct and assist patrons. Guests are to exit through the nearest portal and exit through the same gate marked as the entrance on their ticket. WEATHER • Monitor the weather prior to the game. Take the necessary precautions to protect your family and friends should severe weather be encountered before, during or after the game. In the event of inclement weather during the game, please be prepared to evacuate the arena and return to your car. • Emergency instructions will be delivered via the public address system and the message boards when possible.
SECURITY • Georgia Tech Police Department monitors security cameras throughout the arena. • All bags will be searched upon entrance to the arena • All persons over the age of two years old must have a ticket to enter the arena. • Do not leave valuables in your car. Laptops, purses, GPS units, iPods and other electronic devices are especially at risk for theft. • Any item deemed dangerous or inappropriate by management can and will be prohibited from the arena. SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING! • Do not touch suspicious items or confront someone with suspicious behavior. • Watch for unattended packages whether left behind accidentally or purposely. • Be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times. • Remember if you see something suspicious report it to the nearest police officer.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS When will McCamish Pavilion open on game day? The arena will open 60 minutes prior to tipoff. Where can I purchase tickets on game day? Tickets can always be purchased online at ramblinwreck.com or at the main ticket office at 150 Bobby Dodd Way Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. On game day, the best place to purchase tickets is from the ticket office at the Grand Entrance to McCamish Pavilion (corner of 10th and Fowler). This ticket office opens 90 minutes prior to tip-off every game day and closes at the start of the 2nd half. There is also an auxiliary ticket window located at the West Entrance (Fowler Street). What gate should I enter through? Ticketed seat-holders may gain access to the building through any of the three entrances (Grand, East, West). Students are required to enter through the West Entrance of the building (Fowler Street). Where should I park if I do not have a season parking pass? Men’s basketball season parking passes are still available by contacting the Georgia Tech Ticket Office. Single game parking is available at the Centergy Deck (off Spring Street). In addition, Campus Parking opens the State Street deck and has installed a new lighted walkway to make nighttime travel more accommodating. What are the Callaway Club hours? The Callaway Club will be open when the gates are open, from 60 minutes prior to tipoff through the conclusion of the game. DURING MEN’ S BASKETBALL GAMES What do I show to get into Callaway Club? Do I need a special pass? Callaway Club is exclusive to Callaway Club and Courtside seat holders. How do I access the Callaway Club? There are two entries to the Callaway Club: 1) From the concourse level, adjacent to Section 107 (via VIP Gate at the East Entrance) 2) From the concourse level, adjacent to Section 111) [For Courtside seat holders only] via team elevator on south side of facility When are Courtside seat-holders permitted to visit the Callaway Club? Courtside members may visit the Callaway Club at any time. However, to ensure an optimal experience for all of our fans, we recommend Courtside members consider moving only during pre-game, timeouts, halftime, and post-game. When are food and drink available in the Callaway Club? A light buffet will be served through halftime. Refreshments and snacks are available at all times during Club operating hours. DURING WOMEN’ S BASKETBALL GAMES How do I access the Callaway Club? The Callaway Club will be available for special events on a single-game basis for women’s basketball games. For more information, please contact the Georgia Tech Ticket Office at tickets@ athletics.gatech.edu or by calling 888-832-4849.
HEAD COACHES BRIAN GREGORY Men’s Head Coach Brian Gregory, who led the University of Dayton to 97 victories over his last four seasons there and worked under Tom Izzo at Michigan State when the Spartans won the 2000 NCAA Championship, was named Georgia Tech’s head basketball coach on March 28, 2011. Gregory coached eight seasons at Dayton where he compiled a record of 172-94 and participated in the NCAA Tournament or NIT five times. The 1990 Oakland (Mich.) University graduate won 150 games faster (seven seasons) than any coach in Dayton history. Gregory clearly put an emphasis on academics during
MaCHELLE JOSEPH Women’s Head Coach MaChelle Joseph has taken the Georgia Tech women’s basketball program to new heights, has compiled a 193-122 and has the highest overall and ACC winning percentage of any Tech coach in program history. She enters her 11th season at the helm of the Yellow Jackets in 2013-14 looking to become only the second coach in program history to win 200 games. The 2012-13 season had some growing pains as Tech finished 14-16, but a number of the young Jackets earned valuable experience that will significantly help in the coming seasons.
his tenure at Dayton. Entering the 2010-11 season, every senior who played for Gregory graduated (23-of-23). Gregory has gone about laying the foundation for similar success in the Yellow Jackets’ program. The Yellow Jackets demonstrated significant improvement in year two with a winning record (16-15), three road victories in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and two wins over teams ranked among the top 30 in the RPI - Saint Mary’s and ACC Champion Miami. Tech also scored a victory over rival Georgia for the second straight year, something that hasn’t been done since the early 1990s, and the win at Miami was Tech’s first win on the road over a top-10 team since 2004. He and his staff made a big splash on the recruiting trail in their first year on the job, signing
four highly-regarded high school players from the Atlanta area to form a class ranked as high as 14th nationally. He has added three more highly regarded players for the 2013-14 season. Two of Tech’s 2012-13 freshmen - Chris Bolden and Marcus Georges-Hunt, made the ACC’s AllAcademic team while starting for the Jackets, and a third member of the class, Robert Carter, Jr., was named to the ACC All-Freshman team. All six of the seniors in the Tech program since Gregory arrived have graduated, or are scheduled to, by the end of the summer following their senior seasons - Maurice Miller and Lance Storrs in 2011, Derek Craig and Nick Foreman in 2012, and Pierre Jordan (graduate degree) and Mfon Udofia in 2013. Gregory and wife Yvette have two daughters, Isabella and Elyse.
Tyaunna Marshall was the brightest star on the Yellow Jackets all season as the junior earned All-ACC first team, ACC All-Defensive Team, Associated Press honorable mention all-America and WBCA honorable mention All-America honors. Sophomore Sydney Wallace continued to show flashes of scoring brilliance, while freshmen Roddreka Rogers and Aaliyah Whiteside stepped into the starting lineup and were significant contributors in their first year on the Flats. Under the tutelage of Joseph, five Yellow Jackets have been selected in the WNBA Draft, including first round selections Alex Montgomery (10th overall in 2011 by the New York Liberty) and Sasha Goodlett (11th overall in 2012 by the Indiana Fever).
Fourteen Yellow Jackets have earned All-ACC honors and three – Janie Mitchell in 2008, Brigitte Ardossi in 2010 and Sasha Goodlett in 2012 – have earned the Georgia College Player of the Year award from the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Joseph has twice (2007 and 2012) been named the Georgia College Coach of the Year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. A native of Auburn, Ind., Joseph graduated from Purdue in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in movement and sports science.
2013-14 YELLOW JACKETS 2013-14 GEORGIA TECH MEN’S BASKETBALL No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. 1 Stacey Poole, Jr.* G/F 6-4 ½ 199 Jr. 2 Solomon Poole* G 6-0 190 So. 3 Marcus Georges-Hunt* F 6-5 219 So. 4 Robert Carter, Jr.* F 6-8 247 So. 5 Daniel Miller*** C 6-11 ½ 275 r-Sr. 10 Travis Jorgenson G 6-0 177 Fr. 11 Chris Bolden* G 6-3 216 So. 12 Quinton Stephens F 6-8 ½ 184 Fr. 13 Robert Sampson F 6-8 215 Sr.# 14 Jason Morris*** G/F 6-5 ½ 231 Sr. 23 Trae Golden G 6-2 205 Sr.# 24 Kammeon Holsey*** F 6-8 ½ 234 r-Sr. 30 Corey Heyward G 6-1 221 r-Fr. 31 Aaron Peek** G/F 6-4 188 Jr. 32 Brooks Doyle* G 6-4 199 So. 40 Ron Wamer G 6-2 190 So. 41 Colin Gurry G 6-1 183 So. 42 Rand Rowland F 6-6 208 Fr.
Hometown (Previous School) Jacksonville, Fla. (Kentucky) Jacksonville, Fla. (North Florida Educational Institute) College Park, Ga. (North Clayton HS) Thomasville, Ga. (Shiloh HS) Loganville, Ga. (Loganville Christian Academy) Columbia, Mo. (New Hampton School) Suwanee, Ga. (North Gwinnett HS) Atlanta, Ga. (Marist School) Atlanta, Ga. (East Carolina) Augusta, Ga. (The Hotchkiss School) Powder Springs, Ga. (Tennessee) Sparta, Ga. (Hancock Central HS) Duluth, Ga. (Hargrave Military Academy) Atlanta, Ga. (Benjamin E. Mays HS) Atlanta, Ga. (Marist School) Dacula, Ga. (Mill Creek HS) Canton, Conn. (Canton HS) Cleveland, Ga. (White County HS)
* Letters earned; # Must sit out 2013-14 season as a transfer
Head Coach: Assistant Coaches: Director of Player Development: Director of Basketball Operations:
Brian Gregory (Oakland, 1990), 3rd year Chad Dollar (Milligan, 1996), 3rd year Josh Postorino (Dayton, 1999), 3rd year Billy Schmidt (Wake Forest, 1992), 3rd year Bruce Evans (Furman, 1992), 2nd year Chris Jacobs (Coe College, 1999), 10th year
2013-14 GEORGIA TECH WOMEN’S BASKETBALL No. 1 2 3 5 10 11 12 15 23 24 32 40 54
Name Dawnn Maye*** Aaliyah Whiteside* Kaela Davis Kymberly Ellison* Katarina Vuckovic Nariah Taylor* Frida Fogdemark*** Tyaunna Marshall*** Sydney Wallace** Shayla Bivins*** Donnaizha Fountain Gabrielle Holston Roddreka Rogers*
Ht. Pos. Sr. 5-6 So. 6-0 Fr. 6-2 So. 5-7 Fr. 6-3 So. 6-5 Sr. 6-1 Sr. 5-9 Jr. 5-8 R-Sr. 6-5 Fr. 6-0 Fr. 6-0 So. 6-0
Cl. G G/F G G F C G G G C G G/F F
Hometown (Previous School) Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Dillard) Memphis, Tenn. (Memphis Central) Suwanee, Ga. (Buford HS) Columbus, Ga. (Hardaway) Smeredevo, Serbia (Crvena Zvezda) Indianapolis, Ind. (North Central) Södertälje, Sweden (Igelstavikens Gymnasium) Upper Marlboro, Md. (Elizabeth Seton) Johns Creek, Ga. (Northview) Jacksonville, Fla. (Stanton College Prep) Roxbury, Mass. (Cambridge Rindge and Latin) Margaret, Ala. (Center Point) Charlotte, N.C. (Myers Park)
* Letters earned
Head Coach: Assistant Coaches: Director of Operations: Director of Video Player Personnel:
MaChelle Joseph (Purdue, 1992), 11th season Deja Foster (Georgia Tech, 2011), 1st season M.L. Willis (Iowa, 1998), 1st season Michael Wholey (Emerson College (Mass.), 2004), 1st season Catherine Greene (North Carolina, 2008), 1st season Mike Harkness (Maryland, 2003), 3rd season RAMBLINWRECK.COM 15
SCHEDULES 2013-14 MEN’S SCHEDULE Date Opponent TV Time Nov. 8 PRESBYTERIAN -- -Nov. 11 DELAWARE STATE -- -Nov. 15 at Georgia -- -Nov. 20 DAYTON -- -Nov. 24 NC A&T -- - (Barclays Center Classic) Nov. 26 MVSU -- - (Barclays Center Classic) Nov. 29 vs. Mississippi -- 4:30 p.m. (Barclays Center Classic) Nov. 30 vs. Penn State or 2/ 4:30 p.m. St. John’s (Barclays Center Classic) Dec. 3 ILLINOIS ESPN2 7:15 p.m. (Big Ten/ACC Challenge) Dec. 7 EAST TENN. ST. -- -Dec. 16 KENNESAW STATE -- -Dec. 21 at Vanderbilt FSN 4 p.m. Dec. 29 at Charlotte -- -Jan. 4 at Maryland ACCN 2 p.m. Jan. 7 at Duke ESPNU 7 p.m. Jan. 11 NOTRE DAME ACCN 12 p.m. Jan. 14 PITTSBURGH ESPNU 9 p.m. Jan. 18 MIAMI RSN 2 p.m. Jan. 21 at Boston College ESPNU 9 p.m. Jan. 26 at NC State ACCN 1 p.m. Jan. 29 NORTH CAROLINA ESPN2 7 p.m. Feb. 1 at Wake Forest RSN 12 p.m. Feb. 4 at Clemson ACCN 8 p.m. Feb. 8 VIRGINIA ACCN 12 p.m. Feb. 12 BOSTON COLLEGE RSN 7 p.m. Feb. 18 DUKE ACCN 9 p.m. Feb. 22 CLEMSON RSN 12 p.m. Feb. 26 at Notre Dame ESPN2 7 p.m. Mar. 2 at Florida State ESPNU 6 p.m. Mar. 4 at Syracuse RSN 7 p.m. Mar. 8 VIRGINIA TECH ESPN/ESPN2 2 p.m. Mar. 12-15 ACC Tournament ACCN/ESPN (Greensboro, N.C.) * ACC Game
All Times EASTERN and Subject to Change
2013-14 WOMEN’S SCHEDULE Date Opponent Time TV Oct. 27 CLAYTON STATE^ 2 p.m. Nov. 8 COPPIN STATE 5 p.m. Nov. 10 WESTERNCAROLINA 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at Tennessee TBA Nov. 24 at Georgia 2 p.m. Nov. 29 vs. Southern Utah TBA (LIU Turkey Classic) Nov. 30 vs. LIU Brooklyn/ TBA McNeese State (LIU Turkey Classic) Dec. 4 ILLINOIS 7 p.m. (Big Ten/ACC Challenge) Dec. 7 ALABAMA A&M 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17 PORTLAND STATE 7 p.m. Dec. 20 vs. UTEP 6 p.m. (Puerto Rico Classic) Dec. 21 vs. Oklahoma State 6 p.m. (Puerto Rico Classic) Dec. 29 ALABAMA STATE 2 p.m. (Georgia Tech Holiday Tournament) Dec. 30 BROWN/HAMPTON 12/2 p.m. (Georgia Tech Holiday Tournament) Jan. 5 DUKE* 2 p.m. ESPN3 Jan. 8 at Clemson* 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at Syracuse* 1 p.m. Jan. 16 WAKE FOREST* 7p.m. Jan. 19 at Maryland* 2 p.m. Jan. 23 at Virginia Tech* 7 p.m. Jan. 26 NC STATE* 2 p.m. Jan. 30 CLEMSON* 7 p.m. Feb. 3 at Pittsburgh* 7 p.m. Feb. 6 NORTH CAROLINA* 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at Miami* 2 p.m. Feb. 13 VIRGINIA* 7 p.m. ESPN3 Feb. 17 at Notre Dame* 7 p.m. RSN Feb. 23 MARYLAND* 4 p.m. ESPN2 Feb. 27 at Florida State* 7 p.m. March 2 BOSTON COLLEGE* 2 p.m. March 5-9 ACC Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.) * - ACC game ^ - Exhibition game
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