7:25 PM ET, March 18, 2010
Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Who knew that all this time Ohio used the regular season as a warmup act?The Bobcats' time to shine is March.The MAC tournament champion Bobcats, who had a losing record in conference play, have found their way in the only month that matters and boast an NCAA tournament win for the first time in 27 years.
Georgetown used its size advantage to dominate down low, nearly doubling Ohio in scoring in the paint. However, the Bobcats had their shooting touch, led by D.J. Cooper and Armon Bassett. The duo made more jumpers than all of the Hoyas combined.
|Points||51*||28||*Cooper/Bassett: 11-18 FG, 32 pts|
• Ohio advanced to the second round for the first time since 1983.
• The 14-point margin of victory was the largest for a 14-seed over a 3-seed.
• Four players scored in double-figures for Ohio including Armon Bassett, who had 32.
• Georgetown struggled on the defensive end allowing a season-high 13 3-pointers. The 97 points were the most the Hoyas have allowed in a NCAA tournament game.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
PROVIDENCE, RI - MARCH 18: Chris Wright #4 of the Georgetown Hoyas heads for the net as D.J. Cooper #5 and Tommy...(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||32-55 (.582)||31-61 (.508)|
|3P Made-Attempted||13-23 (.565)||8-22 (.364)|
|FT Made-Attempted||20-26 (.769)||13-19 (.684)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||21 (0/0)|
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