Former Hoyas Star Continued to Work Hard While Battling Back from Hip Flexor
Georgetown fell to Florida Gulf Coast 78-68 in the NCAA Tournament second round.
No. 8 Georgetown Men's Basketball NCAA Championship - Open Practice / Media Availability March 21, 2013 Wells Fargo Center | Philadelphia, Pa.
Georgetown vs. Cincinnati (AP)
No. 1 Georgetown Men's Basketball 62, No. 9 Cincinnati 43 BIG EAST Championship Quarterfinals March 14, 2013 Madison Square Garden | New York, N.Y.
No. 5 Georgetown vs. No. 17 Syracuse - AP Photos
FRESHMAN (2011-12: Appeared in 33 games, starting eight, including the last seven ... Finished fourth on the team in scoring with 9.7 points per game and led the team with 6.8 rebounds per game ... Also handed out 1.5 assists ... Led the team in field goal percentage, shooting 52.5 percent from the floor (125-of-238) ... Hit 12 three-pointers ... Hit 70.2 percent (59-of-84) of his free throws ... Reached double figures in scoring 14 times ... Led the team in rebounds 18 times, in scoring six times and in assists four times ... Scored a career-high 20 points against Pittsburgh
High School: A four-year standout at Scott County Central ... Captained team his final two years ... Earned all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Named the conference Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... Recipient of the Rebound Award and the Free Throw Award in 2011 ... Three-time state champions and won Christmas Tourney title from 2009-11 ... In the state championship game as a senior, he scored 29 points and had 35 rebounds, breaking the school record for career rebounds, previously held by his father.
Personal: The son of Otto and Elnor Porter ... Born in St. Louis, Mo. ... Has a sister, Brittany, and a brother, Jeffrey ... President of the History Club and Beta Club while at Scott County ... Enjoys bike riding ... Lists his father as the most influential person in his athletic career.