No. 16 Georgetown 81, American U. 55

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 17, 2011
Georgetown center Henry Sims took over the game early in the second half, finishing with 17 points and six assists, and Markel Starks scored 18, leading the 16th-ranked Hoyas past American 81-55 on Saturday. Sims assisted on back-door baskets on four consecutive possessions in the opening minutes after halftime as Georgetown (9-1) broke open a tight game en route to its seventh victory in a row. Charles Hinkle scored 16 for American (8-4), which has followed an eight-game winning streak with two straight losses. Hollis Thompson added 15 points and eight rebounds for Georgetown, which made 59 percent of its field-goal attempts, while holding American to 41 percent.
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