No. 5 Georgetown loses at Villanova 67-57 on Wednesday night (March 6, 2013).
1. The Hoyas fell to 23-5 overall.
2. The Hoyas fell to 13-4 in the Big East.
3. The Hoyas’ 11-game winning streak ended.
4. The Hoyas are fifth in the latest Associated Press poll and fifth in the latest USA Today coaches poll.
1. Sophomore forward Greg Whittington did not play for a 15th consecutive game, as he is out indefinitely due to academic issues. The Hoyas now are 13-2 without Whittington.
1. The Hoyas, who entered the game holding opponents to 37.6-percent shooting, allowed the Wildcats to shoot 47.1 percent from the field. The Hoyas now are second in the Big East in field-goal-percentage defense (37.9).
2. The Hoyas, who had committed just 61 turnovers over the previous five games, committed 23 turnovers. The Hoyas are sixth out of 15 Big East teams with an average turnover margin of plus-1.21.
3. The Hoyas, who had 42 free-throw attempts to Rutgers’ 15 in the 64-51 win over the Scarlet Knights on Saturday night (March 2), had eight free-throw attempts to the Wildcats’ 42. The Hoyas went 4-for-8 on their free throws; the Wildcats 30-for-42. The Hoyas now are 11th out of 15 Big East teams with a free-throw percentage of 68.1.
4. Junior center Moses Ayegba had just two rebounds and fouled out in 16 minutes off the bench. He did go 1-for-1 from the field.
5. Sophomore guard Jabril Trawick (juh-BREEL TRAH-wick) went 0-for-2 on twos, committed four turnovers and fouled out in 23 minutes as a starter. He did go 1-for-1 on threes and did total five assists and two rebounds.
1. The Hoyas shot 46.0 percent from the field and are fourth in the Big East with a field-goal percentage of 46.1.
2. The Hoyas won the rebounding battle, 29-26, and now have a rebounding differential of plus-30 over 28 games this season. The Hoyas are ninth out of 15 Big East teams with an average rebounding margin of plus-1.1.
a. The Hoyas had a rebounding differential of just plus-one over the first 15 games, then a rebounding differential of plus-40 over the next seven games, then a rebounding differential of minus-22 over the next four games and now a rebounding differential of plus-11 over the last two games.
3. Sophomore forward Otto Porter Jr. went 4-for-7 on twos and finished with 17 points, five assists and four rebounds in 39 minutes as a starter. He did go just 2-for-9 on threes and just 3-for-5 on free throws. Porter now is second in the Big East in three-point shooting at 44.4 percent.
4. Junior guard Markel (MAHR-kehl) Starks went 2-for-3 on threes and 3-for-5 on twos and finished with 12 points in 25 minutes as a starter. He did have one assist versus five turnovers.
5. Junior forward Nate Lubick (LOO-bick) had five points on 2-of-3 shooting, nine rebounds, five assists and two steals in 40 minutes as a starter. He did commit four turnovers and did go just 1-for-3 on free throws. Lubick leads the Big East with a field-goal percentage of 60.1.
6. True-freshman guard D'Vauntes (deh-VAHN-tehz) Smith-Rivera went 2-for-5 on threes and 4-for-8 on twos and finished with 14 points, two rebounds and two assists in 34 minutes off the bench. He did commit three turnovers.
7. Sophomore forward Mikael Hopkins (mih-KAIL HAHP-kihnz) had four points on 2-of-4 shooting and five rebounds in 18 minutes as a starter. He did commit three turnovers.
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