Big East Tournament - Recap - Georgetown Defeats Cincinnati 62-43
|Big East Tournament - Recap - Georgetown Defeats Cincinnati 62-43|
Otto Porter Jr. scored 18 points leading Georgetown to a 62-43 victory over Cincinnati at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
Georgetown was a 4-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Markel Starks had 14 points for Georgetown and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera chipped in with 13 points. Markel Starks had 3 assists for them, while Moses Ayegba was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Cincinnati got 14 points from Cashmere Wright in a losing cause and another 12 points from JaQuon Parker. Sean Kilpatrick contributed 3 assists for them, while Sean Kilpatrick had 5 rebounds.
Georgetown hit the break leading 29-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
Georgetown won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-26.