Post-Game Notes

Feb. 21, 2007

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Georgetown 75, Cincinnati 65
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Post-Game Notes

• 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.

 

 

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