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Morning Commute: Georgetown Isn't As Bad As They're Playing Right Now

Things aren't going so great for he Georgetown Hoyas. They sit at 1-2 in the Big East, and certainly aren't playing their best basketball right now. The Big East is one of the best conferences in basketball, so digging yourself into a hole off the get go is not the best way to start out.

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But let's not forget who this Georgetown team is. We were all pretty comfortable with their ranking before these last couple losses, and a few poor shooting nights shouldn't affect how we feel about them too much. Of course, the doomsday scenario is that they pull a Texas from last year, but I don't see this team doing that.

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Austin Freeman isn't going to go 2-10 for every night. In fact, most nights he's going to make most of the shots he takes. Not every team they play is going to only commit four turnovers like the Red Storm did last night. I also think that on occasion the Hoyas may make more than 23.5 percent of their three point attempts.

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This game was a blip, an exception, a fluke. I'm not saying Georgetown won't lose again for the rest of the season, but they might not do so in looking as poorly as they did last night.

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The good thing about playing in the Big East is that it gives you plenty of opportunities to prove yourself. They still have five (Syracuse twice) games against teams ranked in the top 10. If they win a few of those, as they have the talent to do, we'll be right back to talking to them as one of the best handful of teams in the Country.

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It's a long basketball season, and there are ebbs and flows. This is one of those ebbs. Or maybe it's a flow. I'm not sure which one is supposed to mean low-tide, but this is whichever one that is. But It isn't the end of the world.