Seton Hall vs. Georgetown: Recap and Stats

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Seton Hall vs. Georgetown: Recap and Stats
Seton Hall 52
(13-8, 4-6 away)
Georgetown 74
(15-4, 13-2 home)
Venue: Verizon Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Seton Hall 22 30 52
Georgetown 32 42 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Seton Hall B Oliver 13 F Edwin 5 F Edwin 3
Georgetown O Porter 20 J Caprio 6 N Lubick 5

Georgetown won big against Seton Hall 74-52 in Big East action on Wednesday, January 30th. Otto Porter played brilliantly for the Hoyas and got a game-high 20 points and three rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast). John Caprio got four points in his first extended outing on the season. Brian Oliver finished with a team-high 13 points and five rebounds for the Pirates. The next game will be on Saturday, February 2nd when Georgetown (15-4, 5-3 Big East) welcomes St. John's (13-7, 5-3 Big East).

Georgetown Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 7:27 left to go.
  • Georgetown started 15-4 during the 2009 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Seton Hall extended the Georgetown winning streak to 3 games.
  • GTOWN beat the spread by 14.0 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Hoyas have beaten the spread.
  • This was the 4th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, GTOWN has been on the winning end of 36 blowout games.
  • The Hoyas have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 74 or more total points.
  • Georgetown has won 89% of the time this season (8-1) when its field goal percentage has been 47.1% or better.
  • GTOWN has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 32.6% field goal percentage.
  • GTOWN has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 8 or fewer assists.
  • This season Georgetown has won 75% of the time (6-2) when Markel Starks has 16 points or more, 73% of the time (8-3) when Nate Lubick plays 30 minutes or more, and 78% of the time (7-2) when Otto Porter has 6 field goals made or more.
  • The Hoyas set a season high for steals.
  • The last time GTOWN recorded at least 15 steals was Dec 23, 2009 against Harvard.
  • The Hoyas have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • Georgetown has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Otto Porter and Markel Starks) accounted for 48.6% of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (18) than the starters (12).
  • Otto Porter has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 19 games this season.
  • Markel Starks had a career high with 4 three-pointers.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Otto Porter's career.
  • Otto Porter has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Otto Porter had a career high with 4 steals.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Moses Ayegba.

Seton Hall Game Notes

  • Seton Hall lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Brian Oliver and Aaron Cosby) accounted for 48.0% of the points.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Gene Teague.
  • Gene Teague set a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Haralds Karlis.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Brandon Mobley.
SHU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BBrian Oliver301350311
BKevin Johnson12720010
B-Fuquan Edwin35953204
C+A. Geramipoor7330000
C+Aaron Cosby321252006
CHaralds Karlis20211100
D+Gene Teague21440105
DKyle Smyth13001100
DBrandon Mobley16021003
D-Tom Maayan14200205
GTOWN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Otto Porter232033401
AJohn Caprio12462100
AD. Smith-Rivera221162303
AMarkel Starks331612101
ANate Lubick30845112
BMoses Ayegba11531012
C+Mikael Hopkins20222211
CJabril Trawick25421202
-Stephen Domingo6011000
DAaron Bowen12020102

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