Georgetown 63, Notre Dame 47

Monday, January 21, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - Joyce Center, South Bend, Indiana
Officials - Jim Burr, Mike Eades, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 9149

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgetown 34 29 63
Notre Dame 21 26 47

Recap


Georgetown 63, No. 23 Notre Dame 47: Otto Porter Jr. had 19 points and nine rebounds to power the visiting Hoyas to a key conference victory over the struggling Fighting Irish.

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera poured in 14 points and was the only other player in double figures for Georgetown (13-4, 3-3 Big East), which held Notre Dame to a season-low 34.7 percent from the field.

Jerian Grant paced the Irish (15-4, 3-3) with 13 points while Jack Cooley secured his 12th double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

After missing their first two field goal attempts, the Hoyas connected on eight straight shots to build a 21-8 advantage with 10:21 left in the first half. A 3-pointer by Pat Connaughton helped the Irish close to within four points, but Georgetown used a 9-0 run over the last 5:01 of the half to enter the break with a 34-21 lead.

Another 3-pointer by Connaughton sparked a rally as Notre Dame trailed 40-37 with 12:03 remaining, but Smith-Rivera and Porter combined to score the first 14 of 18 unanswered points for the Hoyas.

GAME NOTEBOOK: After going 111-7 over its previous 118 home games, Notre Dame has dropped two of its last three at the Joyce Center. … Georgetown shot 53.3 percent from the field and collected assists on 19 of its 24 baskets. … The Irish, who committed only five turnovers, fell to 1-4 this season when they shoot less than 48 percent from the field.


 

Georgetown Hoyas

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Nate Lubick 20:00 4-4 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 3 4 0 1 0 8
Markel Starks 38:00 3-9 1-3 2-2 0 5 5 4 2 0 0 0 9
Mikael Hopkins 15:00 1-1 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 1 5 0 1 1 4
Otto Porter 40:00 7-10 3-4 2-4 0 9 9 2 1 2 2 2 19
Jabril Trawick 28:00 3-6 1-2 0-0 2 4 6 6 2 0 2 0 7
Moses Ayegba 24:00 0-3 0-0 2-4 1 9 10 2 2 0 1 0 2
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera 29:00 6-12 2-6 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 14
Aaron Bowen 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-45 7-15 8-12 4 30 34 19 16 2 8 3 63
  53.3% 46.7% 66.7% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 8

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jack Cooley 34:00 4-11 0-0 2-4 4 6 10 0 2 0 2 1 10
Eric Atkins 40:00 3-7 0-3 0-0 1 0 1 3 2 1 2 0 6
Jerian Grant 39:00 6-13 0-3 1-4 0 3 3 3 1 3 0 0 13
Pat Connaughton 32:00 3-6 2-3 4-4 1 3 4 2 3 0 1 0 12
Scott Martin 18:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Tom Knight 13:00 1-2 0-0 0-2 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 2
Cameron Biedscheid 20:00 0-8 0-5 4-4 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 4
Zach Auguste 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Austin Burgett 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 17-49 2-16 11-18 7 15 22 11 12 6 5 2 47
  34.7% 12.5% 61.1% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 5