Providence tops Georgetown for 8th straight time 74-69
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rodney Bullock had 19 points with five 3-pointers and Providence beat Georgetown for the eighth straight time, 74-69 on Saturday.
Alpha Diallo made a tough layup with 42 seconds left to extend Providence's lead to 72-69 but missed a chance at a 3-point play. After the Hoyas came up empty on their offensive end, Bullock was fouled at 12.6 and made both free throws to seal it.
With four seconds to play, Marcus Derrickson hit a long 3-pointer while being fouled to the ground to beat the shot clock and deliver Georgetown an 83-80 win over Seton Hall on Saturday in Washington.
Derrickson, a junior forward from Bowie, Maryland, carried the team with 22 points and 18 rebounds and this heroic final shot that sealed the deal:
HOYAS WIN!!! 83-80!! pic.twitter.com/kNx5Im0yxb Georgetown Hoops (@GeorgetownHoops) February 10, 2018
Georgetown beats Seton Hall after giving away 17-point lead
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcus Derrickson scored 22 points, grabbed a career-best 18 rebounds and hit the game-winning 3-pointer on Saturday as Georgetown beat Seton Hall 83-80.
Derrickson got an open look on a deep 3 near the end of the shot clock and buried it with 4.2 seconds left. He was also fouled on the close out by Khadeen Carrington but missed the foul shot. Myles Powell, who finished with 25 points for the Pirates, missed a 3-point attempt as time ran out.
Cain hits winner as DePaul tops Georgetown 74-73 in thriller
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eli Cain scored a season-high 27 points and hit the game-winner with 7.3 seconds on the clock as DePaul battled past Georgetown 74-73 in a thriller Wednesday night, winning on the last possession for the second season in a row.
Marcus Derrickson sank a pair from the line to lift Georgetown into a 70-70 tie, then nailed a 3-pointer to put the Hoyas ahead 73-72 with 50 seconds remaining.
Derrickson’s 27 carries Georgetown past St. John’s in 2OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcus Derrickson scored a career-high 27 points, 16 in the two overtime periods, Jagan Mosely made two free throws with 1.5 seconds left, and Georgetown escaped with a 93-89 victory on Saturday and a season sweep of St. John's.
In a game overshadowed by Hall of Fame rivals coaching their alma maters, Derrickson gave the Hoyas and coach Patrick Ewing bragging rights. Georgetown won 69-66 at Madison Square Garden earlier this month.
Govan has 25 points, 12 boards as Georgetown beats DePaul
CHICAGO (AP) — Jessie Govan scored 25 points with 12 rebounds and Marcus Derrickson added 24 points as Georgetown fought off DePaul 90-81 to get its first Big East win of the season on Tuesday night.
Govan had nine of his 17 second-half points in the final 4:45, including four free throws in the final seconds to seal the win. He made 8-of-12 field-goal attempts and was 9 of 12 from the line.
Butler rallies to 91-89 2OT win over Georgetown
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Kamar Baldwin scored a career-high 31 points on 12-of-21 shooting, Kelan Martin hit the game-winner with 3 seconds left in the second overtime, and Butler rallied from 20 points down to beat Georgetown 91-89 on Wednesday night in their Big East Conference opener.
Martin scored 27 points on 10-of-20 shooting for Butler (11-3, 1-0), which trailed by 20 in the first half and 42-24 at halftime.
Derrickson, Govan lead Georgetown past North Texas 75-63
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcus Derrickson scored 17 points, Jessie Govan added 12 points and 14 rebounds, and Georgetown beat North Texas 75-63 on Wednesday night.
Derrickson was 6 of 8 from the floor. Govan was 5-of-11 shooting and collected his ninth career double-double and seventh of the season. Jonathan Mulmore chipped in 12 points and six assists for Georgetown (9-1), which bounced back from an 86-79 overtime loss to Syracuse on Saturday.
Syracuse rallies past Georgetown 86-79 in overtime
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a lot like old times Saturday, with Jim Boeheim and Patrick Ewing facing each other for the first time as opposing coaches in one of college basketball's best rivalries.
There was, however, one noticeable difference.
"There wasn't any blood on the floor," Boeheim said.
Tyus Battle had 29 points, Oshae Brissett had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and Syracuse overcame a 13-point second half deficit to defeat Georgetown 86-79 in overtime.
Govan has 24 points, 16 boards as Georgetown beats Howard
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan scored 24 points and tied his career-best with 16 rebounds as Georgetown jumped out to an early lead and then held off Howard 81-67 on Thursday night to remain undefeated.
Georgetown stays perfect with 76-60 win over Coppin St.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Jessie Govan scored a season-high 26 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and unbeaten Georgetown beat winless Copping State 76-60 on Sunday.
Govan, a point off his career high, now has four double-doubles this season. He scored 16 points in the first half, made 7 of 10 from the free throw line and corralled eight rebounds.
Johnson’s 18 helps Hoyas beat Maine 76-55, remain unbeaten
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kaleb Johnson scored 18, leading five into double figures as Georgetown defeated Maine 76-55 on Tuesday for its fifth straight win to start the season.
Jessie Govan scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Hoyas (5-0), Marcus Derrickson scored 12 points and went 6-for-6 at the foul line, Jonathan Mulmore scored 10 points with five assists and Jahvon Blair added 11 points off the bench.
Govan, Derrickson double-doubles lift Georgetown past UMES
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan had his third straight double-double, Marcus Derrickson had the third of his career and Georgetown remained unbeaten under former star Patrick Ewing with an 83-57 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday.
Kaleb Johnson scored a career-high 24 points for the Hoyas (3-0) on 9-of-13 shooting, including four 3-pointers. Govan had 23 points, making 10 of 15 shots, and grabbed 14 rebounds, and Derrickson had 14 points and 10 boards.
St. John’s snaps long Big East Tournament drought.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shamorie Ponds scored 17 points and St. John's snapped a six-year losing streak in the Big East Tournament with a 74-73 victory over Georgetown in the opening round Wednesday night.
The Red Storm (14-18) led for most of the second half but they didn't have the win in hand until Georgetown's L.J. Peak and Marcus Derrickson both missed shots in close and the buzzer sounded.
St. John's will face top-seeded and second-ranked Villanova in Thursday's quarterfinals.
Garrett’s free throws end DePaul’s 10-game losing streak
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billy Garrett made two free throws with 0.2 seconds left and DePaul beat Georgetown 67-65 on Wednesday night to snap a 10-game losing streak.
DePaul's Eli Cain made a steal and fed Tre'Darius McCallum for a fastbreak basket to tie the game at 65 before Jessie Govan airballed a 3-pointer out of bounds for Georgetown, setting up Garrett's full-court sprint to the basket where he was fouled by Akoy Agau.
Georgetown holds St. John’s to 5 FGs in 2nd half, wins 83-55
WASHINGTON (AP) — L.J. Peak made 10 straight free throws and scored 16 points, and Georgetown beat St. John's 83-55 on Monday night for the Hoyas' first Big East victory this season.
Georgetown went on a 22-2 run, spanning halftime, to take control. St. John's didn't make its second field goal of the second half until Marcus LoVett's 3-pointer at the 9:17 mark and the Red Storm's fifth make after halftime came with 22.2 seconds left on Malik Ellison's dunk.
Govan leads Georgetown past UNC Greensboro 78-56
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan had 20 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four blocks and Georgetown beat UNC Greensboro 78-56 on Thursday for the Hoyas' sixth straight victory.
Govan was 9 of 13 from the field and hit both of his 3-pointers for the Hoyas (8-4). L.J. Peak made 9 of 11 free throws and scored 16 points with five assists, Marcus Derrickson added three 3-pointers and 15 points and Rodney Pryor had 12 points.
Georgetown Preview Capsule
Last season: 15-18, no postseason.
Coach: John Thompson III.
Conference: Big East.
Who's gone: G D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera, F Paul White.
Who's back: G L.J. Peak. Junior was second in scoring last season and made 49.1 percent of field goals; F Isaac Copeland. Junior who started all 33 games and averaged 11.1 points is preseason all-conference second-team choice; F Marcus Derrickson. After starting 27 games, could get bigger offensive share as sophomore.