Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 3/14/13
Otto Porter Jr. did not play a particularly great game on Thursday. This is not at all to say that the Big East Player of the Year played poorly during top-seeded Georgetown's 62-43 smothering of Cincinnati in the Hoyas first Big East tournament game. Otto Porter does pretty much anything he's asked - run the fast break, play physical in the paint, harass the opponent with defense that's as tenacious on the perimeter as it is under the basket, shoot the three at a 44 percent clip on the year, and make his free throws, which he did on all 11 attempts on Thursday. But one thing Porter does not do is have a bad game -- only twice this season has he scored in the single digits when he's played full games. What Porter did to Cincinnati is what he's done solidly the past two months, as he's led the Hoyas to 15 wins in their last 17 games, catapulted them from unranked in January to No. 5 in the nation in March, and put them in a legitimate position for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tourname...
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