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Maui Invitational 2011: Georgetown Defeats To Memphis In Overtime, 91-88, In Fifth-Place Game

The Georgetown Hoyas secured fifth-place in the 2011 Maui Invitational with a 91-88 overtime win over No. 8 Memphis on Wednesday.

The Hoyas held a five point lead going into halftime over the Tigers. Memphis quickly cut into the Georgetown lead in the second half, taking the lead. The teams traded baskets back and forth for the rest of the second half. The Hoyas came back, as the Tigers held a late lead, and tied to game on a tip shot off an offensive rebound to send the game into overtime.

In overtime, the Hoyas jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. The game was close throughout, but the Hoyas never surrendered their lead, taking it for good on Clark's three-pointer. Clark led the way for the Hoyas with 26 points while Henry Sims had a big contribution with 24 points and 8 rebounds, including 5 offensive rebounds. Will Barton and Joe Jackson of Memphis did their best to win the game, finishing up with 22 and 20 points respectively.

For more on the Hoyas head over to Casual Hoya. Keep up with the rest of the Maui Invitational at SB Nation College Basketball.