Posted March 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
All that Cincinnati can do now is wait. Otto Porter Jr. scored 18 points and No. 5 Georgetown beat the Bearcats 62-43 on Thursday, shrugging off a mid-game comeback led by Cashmere Wright in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament. After losing seven of its last 11 games, Cincinnati (22-11) is left hoping it did enough to earn a trip to the NCAAs despite the shaky finish. ''I don't know how anybody could question that,'' confident coach Mick Cronin said. Wright scored 14 points on 4-of-5 shooting from 3-point range to lead the ninth-seeded Bearcats, but running mate Sean Kilpatrick was off his game. The team's top scorer at 17 points per game, he managed only four on 2-for-12 shooting and missed all eight of his tries from beyond the arc. Cincinnati erased an early 16-point deficit but committed 15 turnovers and went 14 for 38 from the floor (37 percent). ''We just really struggled on offense,'' Cronin said. ''Tough to win w...
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