If any trait defines college basketball freshmen, fluctuating confidence tops the collective list. In that sense, Georgetown's D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is no ordinary rookie.
Now with the college basketball regular season complete, we turn to the next two phases of the campaign: post and award seasons. Georgetown's Otto Porter is poised for a busy time in both.
No. 5 Georgetown (23-5, 13-4 Big East) vs No. 17 Syracuse (23-7, 11-6), noon at the Verizon Center
Even in this over-caffeinated multimedia, 24/7 news cycle era, some events cannot be hyped enough.