The Wizards (13-14) not only have a chance to get the upper hand in the series with an Eastern Conference foe they are competing with for a playoff spot, but could go into 2014 with a .500 record.
As the Detroit Pistons took a beating at Verizon Center, coach Maurice Cheeks made a curious decision to start the second half down 62-41.
Recap: Inside Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon, the Hoyas couldn't miss during the opening 10 minutes. Alas, by rule they were required to play the final 30 minutes.
In the role of beat writer, coming across as an authority on a particular team one covers is key. Therefore admitting to having no idea what to make of the Georgetown Hoyas might not be wise.
Once again, an Atlantic Sun Conference program put a scare into Georgetown. Unlike last season's NCAA Tournament loss, the Hoyas made winning plays in the second half.