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Coming into this second-round matchup, Pitt and Georgetown faced very different circumstances. For Pitt, it was pretty much do or die; they needed to leave everything on the court for a chance to make the Big Dance. Georgetown was a top-15 team, had an at-large bid locked up and had larger aspirations; a loss here would’ve been bad, but it would also give the team a chance to rest up for next weekend.
Georgetown was a solid favorite in Vegas but as long as Pitt doesn’t shoot itself out of the game, it should have been a one possession game throughout. Well, incase you missed it, the Panthers did nothing BUT shoot themselves out of this one and ended their season with a 64-52 embarrassment in Round 2 of the Big East Tournament.
Early on Pitt’s offense looked good; they made key passes to get good looks and knocked down shots from outside. Unfortunately for Pitt, like always, when they hit threes early they tend to get lazy on offense and continue to shoot from the behind the arc. ...
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SimSanity Continues at the Garden for the HoyasRiding the waves is something we like to associate with in the summer. For some, that statement can be applied to March Madness. Every team will have its ups and downs in a game, but it is how you finish that ultimately matters.
Struggling to hit their shots early on against Pittsburgh on Day 2 of the Big East Tournament, Georgetown...
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...
Georgetown big man Henry Sims had the ball at the top of the key with the 13th-ranked Hoyas trailing in the final seconds.
At the end of the first overtime, he put the ball on the floor for the tying layup. At the close of the second OT, he had to force up a 3-point attempt from beyond his range, and the potential winning shot missed in 72-70 loss to Cincinnati in the Big East tournament...
Senior Henry Sims and freshman Otto Porter each scored 20 points to lead No. 13 Georgetown to a 64-52 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament.
Sims grabbed 13 rebounds for the fifth-seeded Hoyas (23-7), who will play fourth-seeded Cincinnati in the quarterfinals on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Georgetown lost to eventual champion...
Pittsburgh isn't used to having a season end anywhere but in the NCAA tournament.
The Panthers' run of 10 straight appearances in the field that determines the national champion - the longest current streak in the Big East - appears over.
A 64-52 loss to No. 13 Georgetown on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament left the Panthers with a 17-16 record and...
Cashmere Wright banked in a runner with 7.6 seconds left, and Cincinnati beat No. 13 Georgetown in double overtime 72-70 on Thursday in another multiple-OT classic at the Big East tournament.
The Bearcats trailed by 11 points midway through the second half of the quarterfinal but rallied behind Yancy Gates, who scored 23 points in his back-and-forth big man duel with Henry Sims...
Georgetown's loss to Cincinnati earlier this season ultimately cost it a coveted double-bye in the Big East tournament.
The 13th-ranked Hoyas hope they won't be kept from further goals by the surging Bearcats.
Fourth-seeded Cincinnati takes on fifth-seeded Georgetown in the quarterfinals on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
The Hoyas (23-7) were the only ranked team in...