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In the second half, Smith-Rivera made two free throws, a scoop layup and a 3-pointer during a solo seven-point run that put Georgetown ahead by 19.

“Everyone wants to come in right from Day One blazing,” Thompson said. “And it’s taken him time to get settled in. He’s getting comfortable out there with what we’re doing.”

Thompson then turned to Smith-Rivera and asked: “Is that accurate?”

“I guess,” Smith-Rivera answered with a smile.