Duquesne vs Georgetown

Georgetown 61, Duquesne 55

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Georgetown men's basketball team overcame an injury to forward Otto Porter as freshman D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 19 points to lead the Hoyas to a 61-55 win over Duquesne on Sunday.

Porter, a preseason honorable mention All-American, suffered an apparent eye injury in the first half and didn't return to the floor or bench as the second half began. Porter, who averaged 9.7 points and a team-best 6.8 rebounds per game last season, didn't score in six minutes.

Georgetown (1-0) used an 8-0 run midway through the second half to gain a 45-35 lead over Duquesne (1-1).

The Dukes later went on a 7-0 run, capped by Sean Johnson's three-point play, to cut Georgetown's lead to 54-50 with 2:27 left.

After the teams traded two scoreless possessions, Georgetown guard Markel Starks made a layup and Duquesne guard Jeremiah Jones answered with a 3-pointer with 31 seconds left.

Duquesne then sent Jabril Trawick to the free-throw line, and Trawick missed the first of a one-and-one. But Greg Whittington, who finished with 15 rebounds, grabbed the miss, took a foul and made both his free throws to push Georgetown's lead to 58-53.

Georgetown played one half against No. 10 Florida on Friday before the game, the Navy-Marine Corps Classic played aboard the USS Bataan in Jacksonville, was ended due to condensation on the court. Florida was leading 26-23, but the game was ruled a no-contest won't either team's record or statistics.

The Hoyas have won their last eight season openers, but Sunday's victory came with plenty of early kinks. Other than Smith-Rivera, who made all four of his 3-pointer attempts Sunday, Georgetown shot 5-of-22 with seven turnovers in the first half. The Hoyas finished with 17 turnovers.

Georgetown actually still trails its all-time series with Duquesne, 10-4, but the Hoyas have won both matchups since the 1962-63 season. Georgetown beat Duquesne, 88-86, during the 1995-96 season

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Scoreboard
Duquesne (0-2)213455
Georgetown (1-0) «273461

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Duquesne Dukes
A. Marhold, F183-41-22047
K. Pantophlet, F180-10-04100
S. Johnson, G346-148-882521
D. Colter, G333-120-03537
J. Jones, G294-110-082110
Q. Winters221-60-00022
M. Abele172-20-23024
J. Jones122-50-02004
M. Binney100-40-00010
D. Martin50-00-00010
P. Torres20-00-01100
Totals 21-599-1234111955
 35.6%75% 
Georgetown Hoyas
G. Whittington, F402-83-515228
N. Lubick, F353-81-27227
M. Hopkins, F205-123-640413
O. Porter, F60-20-01100
M. Starks, G324-110-01109
D. Smith-Rivera326-73-412119
J. Trawick271-23-54235
S. Domingo50-10-00100
M. Ayegba30-00-02110
Totals 21-5113-2238121361
 41.2%59.1% 
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VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
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George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266

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Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236
 
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