Otto Porter Jr. Named Honorable Mention Associated Press All-American

Sophomore Otto Porter was named an Associated Press honorable mention All-American.

Oct. 30, 2012

WASHINGTON - Georgetown University sophomore men's basketball player Otto Porter Jr. (Morley, Mo./Scott County Central) was named an Associated Press preseason honorable mention All-American on Monday.

The selection by the Associated Press was one of several for Porter in the preseason. He was one of only two BIG EAST players selected to the first team or to receive honorable mention honors.

Porter was selected as a fourth team Preseason All-American and was also tabbed as the 16th-best player in the country by CBSSports.com and he was the youngest player selected to the All-BIG EAST First Team.

Porter finished the 2011-12 season ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 9.7 points per game and led the team in rebounds with 6.8 per game. He appeared in all 33 of GU's games, starting eight times, and led the team in field goal percentage, connecting on 52.5 percent of his shots from the floor. Porter, who averaged 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals, reached double figures in scoring 14 times, had seven double figure rebounding games and recorded three double-doubles.

Georgetown finished the 2011-12 season with a 24-9 overall record and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the sixth time in eight years under Head Coach John Thompson III. The Hoyas, who were picked to finish 10th in the BIG EAST, posted a 12-6 record in league play and were among the top five teams in the league.

The Hoyas open the 2012-13 season on Friday, Nov. 9, playing the University of Florida in the Navy-Marine Corps Classic on the USS Bataan in Jacksonville, Fla. The game will air live on the NBC Sports Network at 9 p.m.

 

 

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