Providence vs. Georgetown: Full Game Preview

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Providence vs. Georgetown: Full Game Preview
Providence
(9-7, 1-4 away)
Georgetown
(11-3, 10-2 home)
Venue: Verizon Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Providence B Cotton 21.6 L Henton 8.1 V Council 6.3
Georgetown O Porter 13.3 O Porter 7.7 N Lubick 2.9

In their last game, Otto Porter put up 19 points and 14 rebounds in the Hoyas 67-51 romp of St. John's on January 12th. He leads the team in points with 13.3 per game, rebounds with 7.7 per game, and steals with 2.0 per game. In a 67-55 victory over Seton Hall on January 13th, Bryce Cotton put up 23 points and 9 rebounds for the Friars. He leads the team with 21.6 points per game.

Providence StatSmack

  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Georgetown has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Providence (9 vs 2).
  • We beat real teams. Georgetown had more wins against the RPI Top 50 than Providence last season (8 vs 2).
  • Georgetown has a much lower average debt at graduation according to Kiplinger than Providence ($25,085 vs $34,927).
  • AP voters think more highly of Georgetown and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Providence (108 vs 14).
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Georgetown has had more players drafted by the NBA than Providence (6 vs 4).
  • Georgetown waxed Providence by 10 points the last time they played (Feb 18, 2012).
  • Georgetown is better under pressure, and has defeated Providence in 5 out of the last 7 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • Even computers respect Georgetown more. We have a better RPI this season than Providence (RPI: #40 vs #132).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Georgetown has come back to win after being down at half against Providence 6 times since 1998.
  • It's only wins and losses, but Georgetown has a better overall record than Providence this season (10-1 vs 8-4).
PC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Bryce Cotton 36 22 4 3 1 0 2
B LaDontae Henton 38 15 8 2 2 1 3
B Kadeem Batts 31 15 7 2 1 1 2
B- Vincent Council 29 9 1 6 1 1 3
C+ Josh Fortune 34 8 3 3 1 0 2
C Kris Dunn 23 6 4 3 1 0 3
C- Sidiki Johnson 14 4 6 0 0 1 1
D+ Brice Kofane 18 2 4 0 1 1 1
D Lee Goldsbrough 16 2 4 1 0 0 2
D Ted Bancroft 13 1 2 1 1 0 1
GTOWN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Otto Porter 34 13 8 3 2 1 1
B G. Whittington 35 12 7 2 1 1 2
B Markel Starks 31 12 2 3 1 0 2
B- Nate Lubick 29 7 5 3 1 1 2
C Mikael Hopkins 20 7 3 1 1 1 2
C D. Smith-Rivera 19 6 2 1 1 0 1
C Jabril Trawick 22 5 2 1 1 0 1
C- David Allen 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
C- Brandon Bolden 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ John Caprio 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Moses Ayegba 7 2 2 1 0 0 1
D+ Stephen Domingo 8 2 0 1 0 0 0
D+ Aaron Bowen 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Bradley Hayes 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

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