Georgetown vs. St John's: Recap and Stats

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Georgetown vs. St John's: Recap and Stats
Georgetown 67
(11-3, 1-1 away)
St John's 51
(9-7, 7-4 home)
Venue: Madison Square Garden
11:00AM ET / 8:00AM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Georgetown 36 31 67
St John's 19 32 51
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Georgetown O Porter 13 O Porter 7 N Lubick 2
St John's D Harrison 20 J Sampson 6 P Greene IV 2

On Saturday, January 12th, No. 19 Georgetown smoked St. John's 67-51 in conference action. Everything went right for Georgetown in this one, as they led 36-19 at the half and didn't let up in the second half. Otto Porter earned a double-double in the win with a game-high 19 points and 14 rebounds. Markel Starks had 17 points and added four rebounds. For the Red Storm, Sir`Dominic Pointer finished with 11 points and four assists (3 Reb 3 Stl). Next up for Georgetown (11-3, 1-2 Big East) is Providence (8-7, 0-3 Big East) on Wednesday, January 16th at home.

Georgetown Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:07 left to go.
  • Georgetown started 11-3 during the 2008, 2006, and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • GTOWN beat the spread by 15.0 points. That makes the 4th time this season the Hoyas have beaten the spread.
  • The Hoyas have won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after recording 15 or more assists.
  • Georgetown has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) when its had a three-point percentage of 37.5% or better.
  • GTOWN has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 35.6% field goal percentage.
  • GTOWN has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 6 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Georgetown has won 100% of the time (4-0) when Nate Lubick has 11 points or more and 78% of the time (7-2) when Otto Porter has 5 field goals made or more.
  • The Hoyas set a season high for rebounds.
  • The last time GTOWN recorded at least 48 rebounds was Feb 08, 2012 against Syracuse.
  • Otto Porter recorded a team season high in free throws made with 9 and defensive rebounds with 13.
  • The top two scorers (Otto Porter and Markel Starks) accounted for 53.7% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Otto Porter and D`Vauntes Smith-Rivera) accounted for 50.0% of the rebounds.
  • Otto Porter has led the team in scoring 7 times and in rebounding 7 times in 14 games this season.
  • Otto Porter recorded the 11th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Otto Porter recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 7th of his career.
  • D`Vauntes Smith-Rivera recorded the 1st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Mikael Hopkins.

St. John's Game Notes

  • St. John's lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Jamal Branch accounted for 31.3% of the team's points.
  • Chris Obekpa accounted for 30.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more points (29) than the starters (22).
  • Chris Obekpa has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 16 games this season.
  • Chris Obekpa recorded the 3rd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • JaKarr Sampson has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for JaKarr Sampson.
GTOWN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Otto Porter3519142304
AMarkel Starks361742000
AD. Smith-Rivera268104201
ANate Lubick321163033
C+Aaron Bowen16511000
CMoses Ayegba14231002
C-Mikael Hopkins10111000
D+Jabril Trawick25401012
-John Caprio3030113
-Stephen Domingo3000000
SJU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+S. Pointer261134321
B+Chris Obekpa313102061
B-JaKarr Sampson261270102
C+Jamal Branch291601003
CD. Harrison34730101
D+Amir Garrett21041102
DFelix Balamou16200000
DPhil Greene IV16010000

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