Georgetown 57, Syracuse 46

Saturday, February 23, 2013 4:00 PM
Location - Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York
Officials - Jim Burr, Jeff Clark, Tony Greene
Attendance - 35012

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgetown 21 36 57
Syracuse 23 23 46

Recap


No. 11 Georgetown 57, No. 8 Syracuse 46:
Otto Porter Jr. scored a career-high 33 points, including five 3-pointers, as the Hoyas snapped the Orange's 38-game home winning streak.

Porter, who was 12-of-19 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds, sealed the victory with a three-point play that put the Hoyas ahead 52-42 with 1:21 to play. The game drew a record crowd of 35,012 for the teams’ last meeting at the Carrier Dome as Big East members.

C.J. Fair and James Southerland scored 13 points apiece for Syracuse (22-5, 10-4 Big East), which was held to a season-low point total while shooting 34 percent from the field. Brandon Triche added 10 points, while star guard Michael Carter-Williams had seven points in 39 minutes.

Georgetown (21-4, 11-3) won its ninth straight game and moved into sole possession of first place in the Big East behind the dominant performance by Porter, who had 12 of his team’s 19 total field goals. Freshman D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera added seven points.

Syracuse closed the first half on an 8-0 run to lead 23-21, and the Orange led by one with 15 minutes left before Porter sparked the Hoyas’ surge with back-to-back 3-pointers.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Porter was 6-of-10 from the field in the first half, while the rest of the team made one of its 20 shots. … Syracuse lost for only the second time this season in 21 games when leading at the half. … Georgetown has held 11 of its last 12 opponents to below 40 percent shooting from the field.
 

Georgetown Hoyas

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mikael Hopkins 16:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2
Otto Porter 40:00 12-19 5-10 4-4 4 4 8 2 2 5 1 0 33
Jabril Trawick 20:00 1-5 0-2 2-2 0 2 2 5 3 0 1 0 4
Nate Lubick 32:00 2-7 0-0 1-2 2 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 5
Markel Starks 36:00 2-11 1-8 0-0 0 1 1 2 4 1 3 0 5
Moses Ayegba 27:00 0-2 0-0 1-2 5 5 10 0 3 1 1 2 1
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera 29:00 1-8 1-5 4-4 0 4 4 2 1 1 1 0 7
TOTAL 200 19-54 7-25 12-14 12 18 30 11 14 9 11 2 57
  35.2% 28.0% 85.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 11

Syracuse Orange

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
C.J. Fair 37:00 5-10 0-1 3-5 4 3 7 1 0 1 3 3 13
Brandon Triche 37:00 4-13 1-7 1-2 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 0 10
Michael Carter-Williams 39:00 2-6 0-2 3-3 2 2 4 5 2 2 3 1 7
Rakeem Christmas 29:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 6 8 0 1 0 3 1 2
Jerami Grant 8:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 1
James Southerland 34:00 5-14 3-9 0-0 0 7 7 1 3 2 2 1 13
Baye Moussa Keita 12:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 0
Trevor Cooney 4:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 17-50 4-20 8-12 11 21 32 8 15 7 16 7 46
  34.0% 20.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 16