Boxscore
Georgetown 69, Villanova 66
Saturday, January 29, 2011 12:00 PM
Location - The Pavilion, Villanova, Pennsylvania
Officials - Tim Clougherty, Pat Driscoll, Gene Steratore
Attendance - 19914

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgetown 32 37 69
Villanova 26 40 66

Recap


Austin Freeman scored eight of his 30 points in the final 2:59 as No. 20 Georgetown held off No. 7 Villanova, 69-66, in Philadelphia on Saturday.

Jason Clark added 10 points for the Hoyas (16-5, 5-4 Big East), who have won four straight to pull above .500 in conference play.

Freeman would finish 10 of 19 from the floor and 8 of 8 from the line, with all eight free throws coming in the final five minutes.

Villanova led 17-13 midway through the first half, when the Hoyas made their move with a 14-2 burst over the next six minutes. Seven points from Corey Fisher in the final 2:32 pulled the Wildcats out of their slump and sent them into the break trailing by just six, 32-26.

Georgetown would push it to as much as 55-45 when Freeman nailed a jumper with 6:37 on the clock. But Villanova battled back, drawing within 61-60 after Maalik Wayns free throws with 2:08 to play. The Wildcats would bring it back down to one point four times in the final two minutes, with Freeman responding on each occasion.

Fisher and Wayns finished with 15 points apiece for Villanova (17-4, 5-3 Big East), which has dropped three of its last four.

Georgetown Hoyas

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Julian Vaughn 23:00 1-3 0-0 7-7 0 3 3 1 3 1 5 1 9
Austin Freeman 36:00 10-19 2-4 8-8 1 3 4 6 2 0 1 1 30
Chris Wright 32:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 4 4 6 4 2 4 0 0
Nate Lubick 29:00 4-4 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 1 8
Jason Clark 28:00 4-8 2-4 0-0 0 4 4 1 4 0 2 0 10
Hollis Thompson 19:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 2
Henry Sims 17:00 2-3 0-0 1-2 0 5 5 0 2 0 0 1 5
Markel Starks 6:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2
Vee Sanford 2:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Jerrelle Benimon 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 200 24-46 5-12 16-17 3 25 28 19 21 4 13 6 69
  52.2% 41.7% 94.1% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 13

Villanova Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Antonio Pena 37:00 5-10 0-1 0-0 0 5 5 1 1 2 2 1 10
Corey Fisher 37:00 5-10 1-1 4-6 2 2 4 4 1 2 2 0 15
Corey Stokes 28:00 4-10 3-6 2-2 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 13
Dominic Cheek 25:00 1-7 0-3 4-5 1 1 2 1 4 1 1 0 6
Mouphtaou Yarou 23:00 2-4 0-0 3-5 3 5 8 0 4 0 1 2 7
Maalik Wayns 27:00 5-10 1-2 4-5 0 0 0 4 2 0 1 0 15
Isaiah Armwood 17:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
Maurice Sutton 6:00 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-54 5-13 17-24 6 14 20 12 17 5 9 4 66
  40.7% 38.5% 70.8% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 9
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