7:30 PM ET, January 14, 2009
Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
WASHINGTON -- DaJuan Summers hit a 3-pointer on Georgetown's first shot of the game, and the Hoyas didn't miss many more after that.Georgetown (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) had its best 3-point shooting game of the season, going 12-for-21 in an 88-74 victory over No. 8 Syracuse on Wednesday night.
• Syracuse had a seven-game winning streak snapped and fell to 3-11 all-time at Georgetown when the Hoyas are ranked.
• This was the first matchup of the two Big East rivals since 2001 when both teams were ranked in the top 15.
• The Hoyas shot a season-high 57 percent from 3-point range and tied a season high with 12 from behind the arc.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||29-61 (.475)||32-54 (.593)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-16 (.375)||12-21 (.571)|
|FT Made-Attempted||10-23 (.435)||12-18 (.667)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|