Otto Porter Jr
With no solid updates on the injury status of Wizards’ rookie Otto Porter, and the season set to tip off in a day, head coach Randy Wittman tells the Junkies he has no idea when the 3rd overall pick will return, further his comment by saying, “I don’t know who he is and have not had a chance to coach him yet.”
Washington’s coach didn’t care who went first and second — as long as it wasn’t Georgetown sophomore forward Otto Porter, Jr.
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.
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.
No. 7 Georgetown won its eleventh game in a row by defeating Rutgers 64-51 on Saturday night. Otto Porter Jr had 28 points in a game that will likely be remembered for the 51 combined fouls.
No. 7 Georgetown won its tenth straight game on Wednesday night by defeating Connecticut 79-78 in double overtime. Otto Porter Jr scored 21 of his team high 22 points after halftime.
Despite playing in front of an NCAA record on campus crowd of 35,012, No. 11 Georgetown extended its winning streak to nine by defeating No. 8 Syracuse 57-46 behind Otto Porter Jr’s career-high 33 points.
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