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Georgetown sophomore forward Otto Porter Jr. (Morley, Mo./ Scott County Central) had his fourth double-double of the season and the 19th-ranked Hoyas used a big first half run to build a 17-point lead at intermission and went on to beat St. John's, 67-51, at Madison Square Garden Saturday afternoon in front of 11,057.
The Georgetown University men's basketball team practiced at Notre Dame on Sunday afternoon in advance of its game on Monday, Jan. 21 against the Fighting Irish at the Joyce Center. The Hoyas will look to close out the weekend with a win following a tough 61-58 loss at South Florida on Sunday night.
The Georgetown University men's basketball team hits the road on Friday morning - departing a bit earlier than expected because of an impending storm in the Northeast this weekend - for a matchup at Rutgers on Saturday, Feb. 9. Tipoff at the RAC in Piscataway, N.J. is slated for noon. The game will be shown live on MASN, with Anish Shroff and Bob Wenzel calling all of the action. Rich Chvotkin's radio call can be heard locally on ESPN 980 AM.
Georgetown University sophomore forward Otto Porter Jr. (Morley, Mo./Scott County Central) scored 21 points to lead three players in double figures as the 15th-ranked Hoyas opened up a 10-point lead at the half and used a late run in the second half to pull away for a 63-52 win over No. 18 Marquette in front of 11,821 fans at Verizon Center on Big Monday.
Georgetown opened up a 12-point lead early in the second half only to see it evaporate, but junior guard Markel Starks (Accokeek, Md./Georgetown Prep) hit a three-pointer from the corner to break a 51-all tie and the 15th-ranked Hoyas hit eight of 10 free throws in the final 3:35 to score an important BIG EAST Conference road win, beating Cincinnati, 62-55, at Fifth Third Arena Friday night.
Georgetown University sophomore forward Otto Porter Jr. (Morley, Mo./Scott County Central) was named the BIG EAST Conference Player of the Week and freshman guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera (Indianapolis, Ind./Oak Hill) was named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on Monday after the Hoyas swept a pair of games last week.
The 11th-ranked Georgetown University men's basketball team hits the road on Friday afternoon, heading to Syracuse for a matchup with the Orangemen at the Carrier Dome on Saturday, Feb. 23. Tipoff time is slated for 4 p.m. The game will be shown live on CBS, with Tim Brando and Bill Raftery calling all of the action. The radio call of Rich Chvotkin, in his 39th year calling Georgetown basketball games, can be heard on ESPN 980 AM.
With a packed house of nearly 1,000 students, family and friends joining them at the Leo J. O'Donovan Hall on campus, and a live CBS national television audience airing the team's reaction, the Georgetown University men's basketball team found out that they were the No. 2 seed in the South Regional of the 2013 NCAA Tournament and will play Florida Gulf Coast University.