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Georgetown holds off Central Connecticut State 85-78

WASHINGTON (AP) Jessie Govan scored 26 points and Georgetown made key 3-pointers down the stretch to beat Central Connecticut State 85-78 on Saturday night.

Govan was 10 of 13 from the field including two 3s. James Akinjo made all eight of his free-throw attempts and finished with 13 points for Georgetown (2-0), which made 11 3-pointers. Jamorko Pickett added 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting from long range. Trey Mourning also chipped in 12 points.

Ian Krishnan made six 3-pointers and scored 28 points to lead Central Connecticut State (1-1). Tyler Kohl made four 3s and added 19 points. The Blue Devils were 12 of 25 from long range.

Pickett and Govan hit consecutive 3-pointers to answer back-to-back 3s from Krishnan and Kohl, and the Hoyas led 70-65 with five minutes left. Karrington Wallace made a pair of free throws a minute later to pull the Blue Devils to 70-67. Pickett then made a pair of 3-pointers during a 9-0 spurt to help the Hoyas pull away.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 3 Tyler Kohl made 3-pt. jump shot 6.0
+ 2 Thai Segwai made jump shot 14.0
+ 1 James Akinjo made 2nd of 2 free throws 26.0
+ 1 James Akinjo made 1st of 2 free throws 26.0
  Personal foul on Kashaun Hicks 26.0
+ 2 Karrington Wallace made tip-in 29.0
  Offensive rebound by Karrington Wallace 30.0
  Tyler Kohl missed driving layup 32.0
+ 1 James Akinjo made 2nd of 2 free throws 38.0
+ 1 James Akinjo made 1st of 2 free throws 38.0
  Personal foul on Thai Segwai 38.0
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo CCSU 1-1 265278
home team logo Georgetown 2-0 374885
Team Stats
away team logo CCSU 1-1 71.1 PPG 38.5 RPG 11.4 APG
home team logo Georgetown 2-0 79.9 PPG 43.1 RPG 16.6 APG
Key Players
1
T. Kohl 18.1 PPG 7.0 RPG 4.6 APG 39.4 FG%
15
J. Govan 17.3 PPG 7.6 RPG 1.3 APG 49.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB