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No. 11 Georgetown (20-4, 10-3) destroyed DePaul 90-66 on Wednesday night at the Verizon Center behind D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera’s 33 points. The Hoyas travel to Syracuse for a first place showdown with their heated rivals over the weekend.
No. 15 Georgetown built a lead but had to rally in order to pick up a 62-55 road win over Cincinnati on Friday night. Markel Starks
Nate Lubick led Georgetown (16-4, 6-3) with a double-double as the Hoyas defeated St. John’s 68-56 on Saturday afternoon at the Verizon Center.
Georgetown got big nights from Otto Porter (20 points, 8 rebounds) and Markel Starks (16 points, 7 assists) in defeating Providence 74-66 at the Verizon Center on Wednesday night.
Georgetown announced that starting forward Greg Whittington has been ruled academically ineligible until further notice before taking on Providence College Wednesday night.
This column was supposed to be about the rising Maryland basketball program which was poised to break into the top 25 for the first time since the final 2010 poll.
Nothing went right as 19th-ranked Georgetown suffered its worst home loss in over 40 years in losing to Pittsburgh 73-45 on Tuesday night at the Verizon Center.
After a two week break, 15th-ranked Georgetown is slow to wake up in a 49-48 loss at Marquette in its Big East Opener.
No. 15 Georgetown completed the non-conference portion of its schedule with 10-1 record after defeating American 65-48 on Saturday afternoon.
First Georgetown (9-1) earned an 81-68 win over Western Carolina. Moments later the Hoyas led six other basketball schools out of the Big East Conference despite being a founder member in 1979.