Scores

Final

Howard 58

(2-6, 1-2 away)

Georgetown 89

(8-0, 7-0 home)

    1:00 PM ET, December 20, 2003

    Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia

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    HOW 21 3758
    GTWN 50 3989

    Georgetown 89, Howard 58

    WASHINGTON (AP)-- Courtland Freeman scored a career-high 21 points and Gerald Riley scored 17 as Georgetown beat Howard, 89-58, for the fifth straight time Saturday afternoon.

    Georgetown (8-0) shot better than 61 percent from the floor in the first half to take a 50-21 half time lead. It was the best shooting percentage in a half for the Hoyas so far this season.

    A big chunk of that percentage came during a 15-2 first-half run when Georgetown blew open an eight-point game with four layups, two jumpers and one of five Georgetown 3-pointers.

    James Wilkinson scored 24 points to lead Howard (2-6).

    Freeman, who also had six rebounds, scored 12 in the second half.

    Brandon Bowman scored 16 points and Darrel Owens added a season-high 14 for the Hoyas.

    Oluwaseye Aluko, who left the game in the first half because of a cut above his right eye, was the only other real source of offense for Howard as he returned to score 10 points.

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