The Hoyas shot 54 percent and advanced their cause as a bubble team for the NCAA tournament.
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Georgetown Men's Basketball 75, No. 13/13 Creighton 63 February 4, 2014 Verizon Center | Washington, D.C.
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Georgetown Men's Basketball 74, Xavier 52 February 22, 2014 Verizon Center | Washington, D.C.
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High School: Spent first three years of high school at North Central in Indianapolis ... Played senior year at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia ... Started at a combination guard all four years ... Rated No. 45 in the ESPN100 as a senior ... Played club for Epiece Indy Heat ... Named first team all-state and all-county as a senior, when he was named all-state player of the year ... Helped lead Oak Hill to national title with a 44-0 record as a senior ... Averaged 22 points, five assists, three rebounds and three steals as a senior ... Scored 41 points in back-to-back games during semifinal and championship games at Oak Hill ... Led North Central to a state title as a sophomore, averating 17.5 points, five rebounds and four assists.
Personal: The son of Mateo and Kelana Rivera ... Has two brothers, Mateo, Jr. and Rogelio ... His cousin, Kevin Grant, played basketball at the University of Southern Indiana ... Coached by Steve Smith at Oak Hill ... Enjoys soccer, swimming and golf ... Lists scoring 41 points in the national championship game as the most thrilling moment in his career ... Lists his family as the most influential people in his career ... Plans to major in business.