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Topic - Mikael Hopkins
Shut down by Georgetown, Doug McDermott was trying to get open in the lane late in the first half. The ball never made it to him.
Georgetown picked up a crucial 75-63 victory over Creighton on senior night.
Georgetown lacks shooting depth, but it's time for even suspect 3-point option to let loose against Villanova's suspect perimeter defense.
Stopping Creighton isn't just about stopping high-scoring All-American Doug McDermott. but ultimately that is Georgetown's tough task on Saturday.
Georgetown blew a double-digit lead for the second straight game thanks to going without a field goal for the final 9:44 in Saturday's 67-57 loss to Seton Hall.
With Josh Smith expected to miss a fourth straight game, Georgetown needs its other interior options to fill in the scoring and rebounding gap.
Georgetown played without two starters, lost three players to fouls and trailed in the final seconds of regulation only to force overtime and defeat Butler 70-67 for their wildest win of the season.
After a scuffling first half, the Hoyas size and speed dominated Lipscomb en route to 70-49 win.
Georgetown's offense disappeared after halftime as did its hopes of winning the Puerto Rico Tip-Off following a 63-56 loss to Northeastern. Analysis here.
Markel Starks led the Hoyas with 20 points but it was Porter who took over down the stretch in a 69-63 victory over Rutgers on Saturday.
In this year of transition for Georgetown, coach John Thompson III has stressed that everyone on the roster is still learning their way, tasked with making sense of new positions, greater responsibilities and increased pressures to perform.
Georgetown's overtime thriller against No. 1 Indiana on Tuesday showed off the tantalizing potential and painful inexperience of sophomore center Mikael Hopkins.
"I'm just trying to go out there and play well and get my team involved," Hopkins said. "It's a lot more pressure. Last year, I didn't really play as much; this year, I'm in the starting lineup. It's new for me. It's an adjustment."
"I feel I've been doing a good job running the floor," he said. "I'm going to continue to do that. I know it's a lot of big men in this country who aren't as fast as me, so I'm going to use that ability."