The Morning After: Clark Shines Despite DePaul's Free Throw Defense

No. 10 Georgetown beats DePaul 83-75 - Houston Chronicle
"I think we have versatile pieces. Obviously a lot of the duty did fall on Jason today. I thought he did, for the most part, a pretty good job but he also had some help," Hoyas coach John Thompson III said. "It was a difficult game for him in that he had to deal with their press and pressure most of the time, but also he was clearly in a groove and the ball was going in. I thought he played well, despite those foul shots."

Georgetown vs. DePaul: Jason Clark helps Hoyas pick up another Big East road win - The Washington Post
Including Tuesday’s effort, the Hoyas are shooting 61 percent from the free throw line over the past six games. "It does kind of get to you," said Clark after he was asked if the team’s free throw struggles had become psychological. "We just have to get into the gym more and shoot your free throws and stay with your routine."

Georgetown vs. Depaul Postgame Quotes - GUHoyas.com
Georgetown head coach John Thompson III On Markel Starks: "He has--and this is not the trainer's definition or the doctor's but--something going on with his stomach. I found out after we got here. We were getting on the bus and he said he wasn't feeling well he's been throwing up and having stomach issues and then once he got here, he just said he felt too weak, told me he couldn't play."

Porter nearly outrebounds DePaul - Georgetown Hoyas - CBSSports.com RapidReports
F Otto Porter turned in an impressive rebounding effort, almost single-handedly outrebounding DePaul in the Hoyas’ 83-74 win. Porter had with 15 rebounds, three fewer than the Blue Demons. The freshman also added 4 points, 2 blocks and 2 steals.

Boardwork: Georgetown 83, DePaul 75 | Over the Hilltop
The Hoyas particularly thrived on the offensive boards, where more Hoya misses found their way into Hoya hands (17) than into those of the Blue Demons (15). Senior post Henry Sims generated the most second chances, grabbing four offensive rebounds and seven misses over all while also scoring 13 16 points.

DePaul shows flashes but falls to Georgetown - Chicago Sun-Times
‘‘It’s real tough [losing] because we did a good job guarding their sets, but then we didn’t rebound,’’ said Morgan, who had career highs in points and three-pointers (five). ‘‘We got close, and then we didn’t get the rebounds and loose balls. We need to do a better job of that.’’

Hoya Prospectus: Recap: Georgetown 83, DePaul 75
Nate Lubick can look painfully awkward at times, what with the in-bound pass off his back tonight or the near broken ankle on Sunday, but he just keeps grinding and playing defense and actually came out as a net positive on the game thanks to his 6 assists and 3 offensive rebounds.

DePaul-Georgetown: DePaul sticks with Georgetown for awhile - chicagotribune.com
But if Georgetown is the 10th-best team in the land, DePaul coach Oliver Purnell and his learning lads (10-8, 1-5) are getting better.

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