Providence 19 46 65
Gtown 38 36 74
Date of game: 1/16/2013

Recap: Georgetown vs. Providence

Washington, D.C. (Sports Network) - Otto Porter scored 20 points for the Georgetown Hoyas as they defeated the Providence Friars, 74-65, in a Big East showdown at the Verizon Center.

Porter was 8-of-13 from the field with eight rebounds and two steals for the Hoyas (12-3, 2-2 Big East), who won their second in a row after a two-game slump. Markel Starks added 16 points, seven assists, and three steals. Nate Lubick scored 10 while Mikael Hopkins scored eight in addition to his four blocks on the defensive end.

Bryce Cotton led all scorers with 21 points for the Friars (9-8, 1-4), who have lost six of their last seven games. Kadeem Batts (10 points, 11 rebounds) and LaDontae Henton (14 points, 10 rebounds) each recorded double-doubles while Vincent Council scored 10 points and dealt out nine assists.

Georgetown took a huge 38-19 lead into halftime after shooting 66.7 percent from the field and holding the Friars to just 27.6 percent shooting.

Providence outscored the Hoyas, 46-36, in the second half, by shooting 48.3 percent from the field and knocking down 6-of-12 3-point attempts, but it was too little, too late.

The Friars earned a 39-27 rebounding edge but only shot 37.9 percent from the field throughout the game while allowing the Hoyas to shoot at an efficient 53.2 percent.

Game Notes

NAU scores late, upsets No. 2 Eastern Washington

Northern Arizona backup quarterback Jordan Perry connected with freshman wide receiver Dan Galindo on a 20-yard touchdown pass with 12 seconds remaining to lift the Lumberjacks to a 28-27 upset of No. 2 Eastern Washington on Saturday.

NASCAR News
McMurray tops Logano for Martinsville pole

Jamie McMurray claimed the pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 -- the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- by beating Joey Logano in Friday's qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.

Dolphins reinstate Jordan from suspension

The Miami Dolphins have reinstated 2013 first- round pick Dion Jordan to the active roster after the defensive end completed a six-game season-opening suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Cavs exercise option on Waiters' contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Saturday that the club has exercised the fourth-year option on the contract of guard Dion Waiters.

Stastny placed on injured reserve

The St. Louis Blues placed center Paul Stastny on injured reserve Friday and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the American Hockey League.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.