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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.
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice spent three seasons with Dane Miller and Austin Johnson and is excited to honor the pair tomorrow night in their final home game. Facing Marquette on Senior Night, Rice went in-depth on what Miller and Johnson meant to him during his transition to head coach and his three years at Rutgers.
Three regular season games stand between Rutgers and what will be the last Big East tournament of its kind. Losers of nine out of their last 10, the Scarlet Knights are likely headed to the sidelines of the postseason for the seventh consecutive season. With a roster filled with sophomores, however, head coach Mike Rice sees his program as close to turning the corner.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Senior night tomorrow night will not just be a farewell to Dane Miller and Austin Johnson, but the likely final Big East game in the long history of the Louis Brown Athletic Center. With the anticipated "Catholic Seven" split at the end of the year, Rutgers coach Mike Rice addressed the emotional significance of tomorrow's game against Marquette.
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.
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...
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.