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SELF-INFLICTED WOUNDS: Georgetown Gives Away Late Lead to Wildcats, 77-73

Your fighting Hoyas of Georgetown (5-14, 0-8) dropped another game to a BIG EAST foe (28th consecutive) when they lost to the Villanova Wildcats (9-10, 3-5) on MLK Day afternoon. Losing 77-73, the Hoyas gave their formidable rivals all they could handle for a good 30-35+ minutes, including leading for 10 minutes. Georgetown was down four point at intermission but led the game 71-69 with 2:22 left.

Georgetown was led by Primo Spears with 19 points (8-13 FG, 0-1 3PT) and starter Jordan Riley (8-12 FG, 2-3 FG) with 18 points. The Hoyas shot 28-52 from the field (15-25 in the second) and Villanova was 23-47 shooting on the floor (8-16 3PT).