Butler 25 38 63
Gtown 29 42 71
Date of game: 2/8/2014

Recap: Georgetown vs. Butler

Washington, D.C. (SportsNetwork.com) - Markel Starks finished with 19 points and seven assists as the Georgetown Hoyas defeated the Butler Bulldogs, 71-63, in a Big East Conference tilt at the Verizon Center.

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera contributed 18 points for the Hoyas (14-9, 5-6 Big East), who also received 10 points and nine rebounds courtesy of Nate Lubick. Georgetown's victory was its third in a row.

Andrew Chrabascz led Butler (12-11, 2-9) with 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the floor. Kellen Dunham posted 15 points and six boards while Khyle Marshall netted 10 points.

The Bulldogs got off to a decent start as they took a seven-point lead by the 13:25 mark of the first frame. The visitors cooled off and were limited to 33.3 percent efficiency from the field in the opening period. Georgetown took a 29-25 lead into halftime after it sank 44.8 percent of its shots from the floor before the break.

Despite missing all six of their shots from 3-point range in the second half, the Hoyas managed to extend their advantage on the scoreboard by converting 14-of-17 attempts at the charity stripe. Butler connected on 55 percent of its shots from the floor in the second stanza, but registered six less field goal attempts than the hosts over the final 20 minutes of the game.

Georgetown scored 12 points off of the Bulldogs' 11 turnovers.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Jets-Bills game will not be played in Buffalo

The National Football League made it official on Thursday, announcing the Buffalo Bills Week 12 game against the New York Jets will not take place at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Tigers claim P Zeid on waivers

The Detroit Tigers have claimed right- handed pitcher Josh Zeid off waivers from the Houston Astros, the team announced Thursday.

Friday's game between Rangers and Sabres postponed

The National Hockey League announced that Friday's game between the New York Rangers and Sabres in Buffalo has been postponed because of snow that has blanketed the area.

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.