Feb. 21, 2007
Georgetown 75, Cincinnati 65
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Georgetown improved to 21-5 overall and 11-2 in the BIG EAST with its 10th-straight win, a season long and the longest win streak for the time since winning the first 10 games of the 2003-04 season.
o The 11 conference wins for the Hoyas are the most for a Georgetown team since the 1996-97 team went 11-7 and finished in first place in the BIG EAST 7.
The Hoyas have won 10-straight games against BIG EAST Conference opponents, the longest streak in conference games since the 1984-85 season, when the team won the last seven games of the regular season and three-straight in the BIG EAST Tournament.
o The win streak is the longest for a Georgetown team against BIG EAST opponents during a regular season.
Georgetown improved to 3-0 overall against Cincinnati; the Hoyas' average margin of victory in the three meetings is 15.3 points.
During Georgetown's 10-game win streak, the Hoyas have beaten opponents by an average of 14.0 points.
The Hoyas are now 268-179 all-time in the BIG EAST, including a 108-116 record in league road games.
The Hoyas improved to 9-2 on the road this season, including a 6-1 mark in BIG EAST play.
o The six roads are the most for a Georgetown team since the 1991-92 squad went 6-3.
John Thompson III improved his record at Georgetown to 63-28 in two-plus seasons.
o He now has a seven-year career record of 131-70.
The Hoyas connected on 54.2 percent of their field goals, the 18th time in 26 games this season that the team has hit at least half of its field goals.
o Georgetown is 17-1 this season when hitting 50 percent of its shots from the field and is 35-4 all-time under John Thompson III.
Georgetown led, 37-31, at halftime, the 23rd time this season the team held the lead at the break.
Georgetown is now 34-2 under John Thompson III when scoring at least 69 points; they are 15-1 this season in those situations.
The Hoyas connected on 71.4 percent of their free throws (15-of-21), the seventh-straight game the team has hit at least 70 percent of its field goals.
o The Blue and Gray have hit at least 70 percent of its free throws 15 times this season.
o The team has connected on 71.1 percent of its free throws season, which ranks.
Junior forward Jeff Green scored 21 points, grabbed three rebounds and had two assists to lead the team.
o Green has now scored 1,168 career points; he is 24th on the all-time scoring list; he needs 24 more points to pass Merlin Wilson (1,191, 1972-76) for 23rd on the charts.
o His two assists give him 292 for his career; he needs seven more to pass Gene Smith (1980-84) for 15th all-time.
o Green's three rebounds give him 577 for his career; he needs one more to pass Perry McDonald (1984-88) for 22nd all-time.
o Green is averaging 19.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists, while shooting 57.8 percent from the floor (59-of-102), 50.0 percent from three-point land (13-of-26) and 75.0 percent from the free throw line (24-of-32) in the last eight games.
Junior guard Jonathan Wallace scored 17 points, his 17th game in double figures and the 38th of his career.
o Wallace hit three three-pointers, giving him 52 this season and 144 for his career, 12 behind Mark Tillmon (1986-90) for fourth all-time.
Sophomore guard Jessie Sapp scored 14 points, grabbed four rebounds and had four assists.
o It was his 13th game in double figures this season and the 14th of his career.
o He is averaging 15.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in the last two games.
Freshman guard Jeremiah Rivers tied his career-high with six points, connecting on a pair of three-pointers in the first half.