Georgetown’s coach was subdued as the fourth-seeded Hoyas’ season came to an abrupt end with a 75-64 loss to No. 5 Utah on Saturday night.
Tyler Adams’s return to the court lasted 15 seconds. That’s more than the Georgetown center expected after a heart ailment stopped his basketball career more than three years ago.
Brandon Triche scored the go-ahead basket early in overtime and No. 19 Syracuse advanced to the Big East championship game with a 58-55 victory over No. 5 Georgetown on Friday night in the final conference clash of their storied heavyweight rivalry.
The Georgetown Hoyas have been the class of the Big East in the last season before the conference fully implodes and they are led by one of the best NBA prospects in the college game. Otto Porter Jr. is a smooth small forward with terrific size at 6-feet 8 inches and his potential is off the charts.
There’s simply no downplaying the significance of No. 5 Georgetown’s game against visiting No. 17 Syracuse on Saturday.
John Thompson III joined the Sports Junkies to preview the hot Hoyas offense and their matchup at Syracuse.