Louisville vs. Georgetown: Recap and Stats

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Louisville vs. Georgetown: Recap and Stats
Louisville 51
(16-4, 7-3 away)
Georgetown 53
(14-4, 12-2 home)
Venue: Verizon Center
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Louisville 29 22 51
Georgetown 33 20 53
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Louisville R Smith 18 G Dieng 9 P Siva 5
Georgetown O Porter 14 O Porter 7 M Starks 2

On Saturday, January 26th, Georgetown took on No. 5 Louisville and stunned the Cardinals 53-51 in conference play. The Hoyas move to 3-1 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the win. Otto Porter got 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Hoyas, earning a double-double. Markel Starks had a game-high 17 points and added two rebounds. For the Cardinals, Gorgui Dieng got a team-high 12 points and seven rebounds. Georgetown (14-4, 4-3 Big East) takes on Seton Hall (13-6, 2-4 Big East) on Wednesday, January 30th on their home court.

Georgetown Game Notes

  • The last time GTOWN started the season 14-4 was 2005.
  • GTOWN beat the spread by 7.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Hoyas have beaten the spread.
  • The Hoyas have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Georgetown has won 22 close games.
  • Prior to this game, GTOWN played 50 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 25-25.
  • The Hoyas have won 89% of the time this season (8-1) after recording 34 or more rebounds.
  • GTOWN has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 34.8% field goal percentage.
  • GTOWN has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 3 or fewer three-pointers.
  • This season Georgetown has won 88% of the time (7-1) when Otto Porter has 17 points or more.
  • The Hoyas set a season high for turnovers.
  • The Hoyas have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • Markel Starks accounted for 32.0% of the team's points.
  • Otto Porter accounted for 35.2% of the team's rebounds.
  • Markel Starks has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 18 games this season.
  • Otto Porter has led the team in rebounding in 9 out of 18 games this season.
  • Otto Porter recorded the 12th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Otto Porter has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Otto Porter recorded a double-double. It was his 5th this season and 8th of his career.
  • Nate Lubick had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • Jabril Trawick had career highs with 8 rebounds and 7 defensive rebounds.

Louisville Game Notes

  • Louisville lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Cardinals have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Louisville has lost 25 close games.
  • This loss extended the Cardinals losing streak to 3 games.
  • The top two scorers (Russ Smith and Gorgui Dieng) accounted for 47.0% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chane Behanan and Wayne Blackshear) accounted for 48.2% of the rebounds.
  • Russ Smith has led the team in scoring 12 times in 20 games this season.
  • Chane Behanan has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 20 games this season.
Lville PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AGorgui Dieng391272102
BLuke Hancock321230100
BChane Behanan30771312
B-Russ Smith291212203
C+M. Harrell12330111
CW. Blackshear29570002
DPeyton Siva23002203
-Kevin Ware3000000
-Tim Henderson3000000
GTOWN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AOtto Porter3817121117
B+Markel Starks381721101
BJabril Trawick30482001
BNate Lubick33640101
CAaron Bowen15230000
CD. Smith-Rivera29532203
D+Mikael Hopkins13202013
-Moses Ayegba4000000

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