If you were a basketball coach, which player would you rather have, Georgetown sophomore forward Otto Porter or Maryland sophomore center Alex Len?
It wasn’t pretty but No. 20 Georgetown edged Tennessee 37-36 at home on Friday night in the Big East – SEC Challenge.
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.
Greg Whittington leads the Hoyas to a 68-59 win over Liberty with a career-high 18 points and nine rebounds. Preseason All-American candidate Otto Porter Jr. missed his first ever game with a mild concussion.
Georgetown downs Duquesne 61-55 in season opener despite losing Otto Porter, Jr. to a head injury after just six minutes. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera had a record day for the Hoyas with 19 points in his collegiate debut.
Georgetown (23-8) lost to Cincinnati 72-70 in double overtime in the Big East quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Henry Sims led the way for the Hoyas with his second consecutive double-double of 22 points and 15 rebounds.
Georgetown (23-7) defeated Pittsburgh 64-52 on Wednesday afternoon to advance to the Big East quarterfinals. The Hoyas were led by Henry Sims with 20 points, 13 rebounds, and five assists and will take on Cincinnati on Thursday.
Otto Porter responded with a career-high 15 points in his first Verizon Center start as Georgetown wore down VIllanova in a 67-46 win on Saturday afternoon. Jason Clark also hit for 15 points and was one of five Hoyas with six rebounds.
Greg Whittington (12 points) came off the bench to lead No. 12 Georgetown to a 71-61 over rivals St. John’s at the Verizon Center on Sunday afternoon.
Georgetown fell to rivals Syracuse 64-61 on Wednesday night in an overtime thriller. Freshman Otto Porter lead the way with 14 points and 13 rebounds.