Mount St. Mary's vs. Georgetown: Big second half keys Hoyas' 72-50 win

Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE

Otto Porter and Greg Whittington both posted double doubles for the Hoyas, as Georgetown defeated Mount Saint Mary's, 72-50.

The Georgetown Hoyas improved to 4-1 on Saturday, after defeating Mount Saint Mary's, 72-50.

Four Hoyas scored at least 13 points on Saturday. Otto Porter led the way, posting a double-double, scoring 17 points and grabbing 13 rebounds in the blowout victory.

Greg Whittington added a double-double of his own, scoring 17 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Markel Starks scored 15 while Mikael Hopkins added 13.

Starks had a team-high five assists.

Mount Saint Mary's kept the game close through the first half, as Georgetown took just a 34-32 lead into halftime. The second half, however, was all Georgetown, as the Hoyas outscored Mount Saint Mary's in the second half 38-18 in order to pull away for the easy victory.

Georgetown will play just one game next week, when they play host to the Tennessee Volunteers on Nov. 30.

Saturday's blowout win over Mount Saint Mary's may help the Hoyas reach the top 25 in the latest polls. Georgetown defeated No. 11 UCLA on Monday, before losing in overtime to No. 1 Indiana on Tuesday.

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