No. 5 Georgetown, the top seed in the Big East Tournament, defeated Cincinnati 62-43 yesterday afternoon. Big East Player of the Year Otto Porter Jr. led the Blue and Gray with 18 points, while Markel Starks had 14 and D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera added 13 of his own. In case you hadn’t heard, next up for GU is a semifinal matchup with Syracuse, who escaped a nail-biter over Pittsburgh. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. today, as the Hoyas go for their third win over the Orange in a must-see clash.
On the Diamond
Georgetown baseball (9-6) plays a three-game home series against Princeton this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Shirley Povich Field. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Softball plays in the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Tournament this Saturday and Sunday, with games against Morgan State, Hampton University and two against Siena. The Hoyas (4-18) are coming off an extra innings loss to Drexel.