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Greg Whittington, dismissed by the Hoyas last month, reportedly will seek a transfer to another school.
After a scuffling first half, the Hoyas size and speed dominated Lipscomb en route to 70-49 win.
Greg Whittington averaged 12.1 points last season, but has not played for the Hoyas since Jan. 8. He underwent knee surgery this summer.
Smith, listed at 6-foot-10 and 350 pounds in the Hoyas' media guide, played two full seasons at UCLA, and then left that school after six games as a junior. It's not known whether he will be allowed to play at the start of this season or need to wait until the second semester.
The 6-foot-8 Whittington played in only 13 games last season for the Hoyas before being suspended for academic reasons. He averaged 12.1 points and 7.0 rebounds.
Otto Porter knew from a season's worth of experience that Florida Gulf Coast would make stopping him a priority. But this time, in the bright spotlight of the NCAA tournament, Porter wasn't able to overcome that increased pressure.
After starting 0-2 in Big East play for the first time in 11 years and losing forward Greg Whittington for academic reasons, Georgetown has won four of five, including back-to-back wins over then-No. 24 Notre Dame and then-No. 5 Louisville as it heads into Wednesday's home game against Seton Hall.
Porter had 20 points and eight rebounds Wednesday night as Georgetown won its eighth consecutive game against Providence despite being without second-leading scorer Greg Whittington.
Whittington ranks second on the team in points (12.1) and rebounds (7.0) per game.