Georgetown, by virtue of fending off DePaul 68-63 at Verizon Center Saturday night won its third straight game; moved into solo second place in the Big East standings; and clinched a bye into the
As the D.C. metro area dealt with snow and icy conditions outside, Georgetown weathered another feisty performance from skidding DePaul.
Georgetown's 78-72 win at DePaul wasn't particularly memorable as far as games over the course of a long season go. Leading scorer D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had 25 points one game after an overtime
The newish Big East is smaller and indeed different from its previous incarnation. Three teams are brand new. Two of the other seven came on board in 2005.