Posted March 07, 2012 on AP on Fox
Henry Sims had an impressive stat line and that made No. 13 Georgetown very good. The 6-foot-10 senior center had 20 points, 13 rebounds and five assists to lead the Hoyas to a 64-52 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament. ''I thought he was very good today in terms of his effectiveness on the block, his effectiveness as a passer and his decision-making out there,'' Hoyas coach John Thompson III said. ''We're pretty good when we get that kind of effort out of him, smart effort, when he produces like today.'' Sims, who came in averaging 11.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists, wasn't alone in leading Georgetown's frontline. Freshman Otto Porter had a season-high 20 points for the Hoyas and finished 7 for 11 from the field - just off Sims'7-of-10 effort. ''I just tried to step up for my team when it comes down to playing hard and things like that,'' said Porter, whose previous career-high was 19 points against Marquette in the final ...
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