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Quick Takes: Hoyas look the part against Texas

November 22, 2019 Leave a comment

Dave2015Georgetown played its best half of the season and looked the part of an NCAA tournament team while pulling away from Texas at Madison Square Garden.  Mac McClung led four Hoyas in double-figures with 19 points, and G’Town won despite limited minutes from Omer Yurtseven, who was saddled with foul trouble.  Just as important, the victory sets up match-up tonight against Duke in the 2K Empire Classic Championship.

A follow-up question might be … How good is Penn State?  The Nittany Lions rolled the Hoyas, 81-66, a week ago in DC.  We’ll see how both advance.

Much of the other action on Thursday went as planned, setting up some tasty pre-holiday matchups today in Charleston and Myrtle Beach – including Villanova vs. Mississippi State, Florida vs. Miami and Xavier vs. Connecticut. Read more…