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 when you can't get the ball in the basket.'' JaQ...
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