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The Morning After: Post-Game Articles, Quotes and Pictures

Finally woke up after that thriller in Verizon yesterday.  Media didn't pay much attention to the Rutgers affair, but below is what was written. 

 No. 12 Georgetown latest opponent to dismantle Rutgers, as Hoyas roll over Scarlet Knights, 88-63 | Rutgers Men's Basketball - Rutgers Men's Basketball -
The final margin was 25 points, but that was only because for the final three minutes of the game, Georgetown ran their reserves out onto the floor. Before that? The difference between the Hoyas and Rutgers was over 30 points for much of the second half.

Sophomore Center Greg Monroe On his performance... It was basically taking high percentage shots. I was getting the ball in position where I was getting easy shots, it wasn't anything I was doing in particular, it was just getting the shots within the offense.

Georgetown jumps on Rutgers early, eases to 88-63 basketball win -
Sophomore center Greg Monroe turned in a nearly flawless performance, finishing with 21 points on 10-for-12 shooting, grabbing 14 rebounds and dishing out sixassists.

Hoya Prospectus: Recap: Georgetown 88, Rutgers 63
Georgetown had an excellent selective shooting performance in the Lift-off half [1/1 dunks, 10/13 layups and tip-ins, 1/5 2FG jumpers and 6/11 3FGs] while limiting the Scarlet Knights to only 10 2FGAs (5 made).  The Hoyas weren't rebounding particularly strongly in the half, but Rutgers could only turn their five offensive rebounds into 4 points.

Hoyas Ride Balanced Attack to Easy Win | The Hoya
Freshman Hollis Thompson had a Big East career-high with eight points, breaking a shooting slump over the last two games. Sophomore center Henry Sims (five points) and freshman guard Vee Sanford (two points) got into the scoring column for the first time in Big East play.

Georgetown rolls Rutgers, 88-63 | Washington Examiner
"When you take the shots you shouldn’t take, sometimes they go in, but more often than not, they don’t," Thompson explained, two days before the his team’s latest execution-rich victory. "… With this group, when we take the shots we should take, more often than not, it’s going to go in."

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Georgetown Hoyas - Recap - January 23, 2010 - ESPN
Using almost every move in the book, Monroe made his first eight shots and finished with 21 points on 10-for-12 shooting with 14 rebounds.