Georgia Tech Basketball: Marcus Georges-Hunt Reaches 1,000 Career Points

Following a 1-8 month that included two overtime disappointments and four losses of three points or less, it is extremely difficult to find a silver lining for Georgia Tech right now.

However, an important milestone that should not go unnoticed was reached by one of Coach Brian Gregory’s Yellow Jackets during Saturday’s heart-wrenching defeat at the hands of NC State.

Through a tantalizing January, junior Marcus Georges-Hunt has made a beeline toward membership in an exclusive group of former Yellow Jackets.

Over the past three games alone, the 20 year old from College Park, GA has averaged 22.3 points on 60.0 percent shooting (24-of-40) and became the 43rd entrant into Georgia Tech’s 1,000-point club with his 10th tally against the Wolfpack.

Granted, there have not been many accolades for players and fans to hang their hats on during the Gregory era of Georgia Tech basketball. Let’s be honest, a 53-63 mark since 2011-12 spells that out quite clearly.

Be that as it may, the achievements and contributions of Georges-Hunt across three seasons, which feature eight 20-plus point performances along with averages of 11.9 points and 4.8 rebounds, of this otherwise uninspiring span for the program should be applauded.