Posted March 03, 2013 on
WASHINGTON – Rutgers had no answer for Otto Porter in the final minutes of a 64-51 loss to No. 7 Georgetown at the Verizon Center. Leading with 12 minutes left to play, the Scarlet Knights gave up 28 points to Porter in what makes 10 losses in the last 11 games.
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Otto Porter Jr. has been the driving force for Georgetown all season. That's never been more true than during the team's current winning streak.
Porter and the seventh-ranked Hoyas look to match the program's longest run in Big East play with an 11th straight victory Saturday night against a visiting Rutgers squad that has not had much recent success in this series....
Taking over the game after Georgetown trailed early in the second half, Otto Porter Jr. finished with 28 points and eight rebounds, leading the No. 7 Hoyas past Rutgers 64-51 Saturday night for their 11th consecutive victory.
Porter made only six field goals but went 15 of 18 at the line, the most made free throws by a Georgetown player since Mike Sweetney's 16 on April 1, 2003...
While Georgetown's visits to Syracuse will be missed, no one is pining for another Hoyas trip to, say, South Florida.
For that reason and many more, the breakup of the Big East might as well be over and done with as soon as possible. Georgetown coach John Thompson III would mind that at all.
''I've said from the beginning: the sooner the better,'' Thompson...
WASHINGTON -- Whether it was Otto Porter's dominance, a failure to execute offensively or a combination, a frustrated Mike Rice broke down what went wrong in a 64-51 loss to Georgetown Saturday at the Verizon Center. Rice discussed Porter's big performance and major foul issues for the Scarlet Knights in their fourth straight loss.
WASHINGTON -- Rutgers travels to the Verizon Center tonight for what will be the final battle between the Scarlet Knights and Georgetown in Big East regular-season history. ScarletReport.com previews the action, which features Big East Player of the Year candidate Otto Porter against the struggling Scarlet Knights, losers of nine out of 10.