Legends Classic - Recap - Georgetown Defeats Duquesne 61-55
Georgetown earned a 61-55 victory over Duquesne on Sunday, getting 19 points from D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera at Verizon Center.
Georgetown won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 14-point spread.
Georgetown got 13 points from Mikael Hopkins and another 9 points from Markel Starks. Greg Whittington contributed 2 assists, while Greg Whittington cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Duquesne got 21 points from Sean Johnson in a losing cause and another 10 points from Jerry Jones. Derrick Colter contributed 5 assists for them, while Sean Johnson had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Georgetown were victorious, as the score was 27-21 at the break.
Georgetown won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-34.