GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Connecticut 96, Georgetown 73

(AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

By PAT EATON-ROBB
AP Sports Writer

STORRS, Conn. - Adama Sanogo scored 19 points to lead No. 20 UConn to its fourth straight win, a 96-73 rout of Georgetown.

Isaiah Whaley and Jordan Hawkins each added 15 points for the Huskies (14-4, 5-2 Big East), who never trailed. R.J. Cole had 14 points, seven assists and six rebounds, while Tyrese Martin chipped in with 13 points.

UConn ran past the Hoyas, outscoring them 27-6 on the fast break and dominated the boards, outrebounding Georgetown 40-28,

Freshman Aminu Mohammed had 15 points to lead Georgetown ( 6-11, 0-6), which lost its seventh consecutive game and sixth straight to start the conference season. Collin Holloway had 11 points and Donald Carey added 10.

UConn never trailed, but Georgetown stayed in the game early with some hot shooting. The Hoyas hit seven of their first 10 shots from behind the arc and were 8 of 12 from 3-point range in the first half. Mohammad had three of those and 13 of his points before intermission.

Donald Carey's second 3-pointer of the half brought the Hoyas to within five points at 36-31.

But UConn shot 56% from the floor in the half. A 3-pointer from Martin gave the Huskies a 47-36 advantage, they took a 52-40 lead into halftime and scored the first five points of the second half to seize control of the game.

A 3-pointer from Hawkins gave Connecticut its first 20-point lead at 72-52 and the Huskies extended the advantage from there.


Georgetown
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
C. Holloway F 31 3-9 3-4 2-3 2-4 1 0 2 2 4 11
T. Ighoefe C 15 3-4 1-2 0-0 2-5 0 0 0 1 5 7
D. Carey G 31 4-8 0-0 2-4 0-0 2 0 0 4 2 10
D. Harris G 31 3-9 0-1 1-5 0-0 1 0 0 3 0 7
A. Mohammed G 30 6-11 0-0 3-4 3-7 3 0 1 1 0 15
R. Mutombo   21 2-7 2-2 0-0 3-6 0 0 0 0 3 6
K. Rice   16 3-7 0-0 3-5 0-1 0 0 1 0 0 9
T. Beard   11 1-2 2-3 0-0 0-0 3 0 0 0 0 4
K. Clark   7 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 1 0 1 0
C. Azinge   3 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 0 1 2
J. Billingsley   2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 2
M. Wilson   2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 27-60
(.450)
8-12
(.667)
11-21
(.524)
12-28 11 1 6 11 16 73


UConn
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
I. Whaley F 27 7-12 1-1 0-1 6-7 0 0 1 1 3 15
A. Sanogo F 23 8-14 3-4 0-0 4-8 0 2 2 0 3 19
T. Martin G 30 4-9 3-4 2-4 3-8 2 0 0 2 0 13
R. Cole G 28 5-12 2-2 2-5 1-6 7 0 2 2 1 14
A. Jackson G 28 2-5 1-2 0-2 0-3 5 1 0 1 1 5
T. Polley   17 1-3 5-5 1-3 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 8
A. Akok   14 2-2 0-2 1-1 1-1 0 1 0 0 2 5
J. Hawkins   13 4-7 3-3 4-7 0-0 2 1 0 0 0 15
J. Gaffney   9 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 4 0 0 0 4 0
S. Johnson   4 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 2
R. Diggins   3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 1 0 0
R. Springs   3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A. Hurley   2 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals   201 34-68
(.500)
18-23
(.783)
10-24
(.417)
19-40 21 6 5 7 15 96
Officials: John Gaffney, Lamar Simpson, Tony Chiazza




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