Markel Starks scored 21 points, and D’Vaunt Smith-Rivera had 19 to lead Georgetown to its sixth straight win, beating Elon 85-76 on Tuesday night.
Despite the departure of Porter, Big East observers are picking the Hoyas to finish second behind Marquette, which reached the Elite Eight last March.
In their final meeting as Big East rivals, No. 5 Georgetown had little problem with No. 17 Syracuse in a 61-39 win. The Hoyas (24-5, 14-4) clinched first place in the conference with the victory.
No. 5 Georgetown rides an 11-game winning streak and its highest national ranking since 2008 into Philadelphia to take on Villanova on Wednesday night.
Georgetown extended its winning streak to six games by defeating Marquette 63-55 at the Verizon Center on Monday night. Otto Porter Jr scored a game high 21 points as the Hoyas improved to 18-4, 8-3 in the Big East.
Georgetown improved to 5-3 in the Big East after destroying Seton Hall 74-52 on Wednesday night. Otto Porter Jr led the way with 20 points on a night that the Hoyas forced 25 turnovers.
Georgetown upset No. 5 Louisville 53-51 on Saturaday afternoon at the Verizon Center. Otto Porter Jr had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the way for the Hoyas.
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.
Despite Otto Porter’s last second heroics in regulation, Georgetown falls 82-72 to the top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers in the championship game of the Legends Classic on Tuesday night in Brooklyn.
Markel Starks and Otto Porter Jr. led the Hoyas to a 78-70 upset win over No. 11 UCLA in the Legends Classic on Monday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.