12:00 PM ET, March 6, 2010
Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
WASHINGTON -- The scoreboard kept track of Austin Freeman's points. The trainer kept track of his blood sugar levels.Both were fine, and so was Georgetown (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP). Six days after being taken to the hospital and diagnosed with diabetes, Freeman scored 24 points Saturday as the Hoyas clinched a first-round bye in the Big East tournament with a 74-47 win over Cincinnati in both teams' regular season finale.
• Georgetown picked up win No. 20, outscoring the Bearcats 45-21 in the second half and clinching a first-round bye in the Big East Tournament. Georgetown won for just the second time in six games.
• Austin Freeman started and led the Hoyas with 24 points on 8-for-15 shooting, including 4-of-7 from 3-point range.
• Lance Stephenson was the only Bearcat to reach double figures, scoring 23 points on 11-for-17 shooting.
• Cincinnati had 16 turnovers compared to 19 field goals. The 27-point loss was the worst of the season for Cincy, which has lost three straight and five of six.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||19-49 (.388)||28-60 (.467)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-10 (.200)||6-22 (.273)|
|FT Made-Attempted||7-17 (.412)||12-14 (.857)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||11 (0/0)|
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