Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • SYR 31.9
    • 42.0 GTWN
  • Three Point %

    • SYR 9.1
    • 40.9 GTWN
  • Turnovers

    • SYR 15
    • 9 GTWN
  • Rebounds

    • SYR 30
    • 35 GTWN

Game Information

Verizon Center
,
Coverage: ESPN
  • Washington, District of Columbia 20599
  • Line: GTWN -1.5
Attendance: 20,972
100%
Capacity: 20,278
Referees: Ed Corbett, Karl Hess, Gary Prager
3/9/2013 ESPN.com news services

G'town routs Syracuse for share of Big East

On an afternoon that Otto Porter Jr. didn't make a field goal until the second half, No. 5 Georgetown used stifling defense to close its Big East rivalry against No. 17 Syracuse with a 61-39 victory.

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Georgetown253661

Game Flow

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Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Georgetown has held Syracuse's offense to 33.0 percent shooting this season, with `Cuse shooting 44.5 percent against all other opponents. Georgetown's interior defense has been especially good, limiting Syracuse to 20 points in the paint and 3 second-chance points Saturday.

  • Georgetown has held Syracuse to a combined 8 second-chance points in two games this season and has held Syracuse to its two lowest single game totals this season. Syracuse has scored at least 8 second-chance points in a game 26 times this season.

  • Syracuse recorded an assist on four of its 15 field goals Saturday (26.7 percent), the team's lowest rate on the season. Entering the game, Syracuse had assisted on 56.3 percent of its field goals.

  • Syracuse had 3 assists vs Georgetown, its fewest in a game in the last 15 seasons.

  • Syracuse's 39 points are its fewest scored since a 36-35 win over Kent State on December 1, 1962.The 39 points are the fewest scored by Syracuse in A LOSS since a 43-36 loss at Duquesne on December 11, 1950

  • Syracuse scored 39 points, its fewest under coach Jim Boeheim.

  • * Syracuse has now lost 4 straight games vs ranked teams after winnings its first 4 such games

  • The 22-point win by Georgetown is its largest over Syracuse since the Hoyas won 90-63 in 1985 when Patrick Ewing was a senior. It is just the 3rd time that Georgetown has beaten Syracuse by at least 20 points.

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