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Georgetown has letdown at Rutgers - washingtonpost.com
"As a group we have to get to a point where every game is tough," Hoyas Coach John Thompson III said, "every single, solitary game is tough, particularly on the road, and we have to come with a certain level of attentiveness in [the Big East]. Every team is talented. Every team is well-coached. Every game, every day, you have to be at the top of your game to win."

 

Around the Top 25: ‘Cuse is still a 1-seed, of course | College Hoops Journal
UPSET—Rutgers 71, No. 8 Georgetown 68. Rutgers is God-awful, so this confounds and astounds me. Greg Monroe continues to learn how to be a leader, even if the teams around his is erratic. He had 19, eight rebounds and four blocks. I don’t think this saves Fred Hill’s job by any means, but Rutgers fans get a nice little token from this season. And for the 10th time this season: Will we ever get to trust Georgetown? No. Them and the Yellow Jackets. They’re both the same.

Hoya Prospectus: Recap: Rutgers 71, Georgetown 68
For whatever reason, the Hoyas couldn't be bothered to play defense today in Piscataway. Rutgers came into the game averaging about 0.95 points per possession in Big East play, but managed to score at a 1.15 pt/poss clip in the game.

Rutgers 71, No. 7 Georgetown 68 | Washington Examiner
The Hoyas were not sharp. 14 turnovers? Yikes. I'm not buying the every game in the Big East is brutal argument. Three times in a row against inferior opponents (South Florida, Providence, Rutgers), Georgetown has offered a game instead of playing with the same kind of passion and effort that has marked their biggest victories (Villanova, Duke, Connecticut). What looked like a trend is now a real concern.

Hoyas Jilted on Valentine's Day | The Hoya
Wright was 2-of-8 from the field for six points, and had two assists and two turnovers. The Hoyas entered the game with a 2-5 record when Wright does not score in double figures, a stat that Hill was very familiar with. "We held him to six, so I guess now they’re 2-6," Hill said.

Who knew Rutgers had it in 'em? - Beyond the Arc - msnbc.com
Scratch the Hoyas as a possible No. 2 seed in the Big Dance.

ZagsBlog.com – Big Upsets in Big East: Does Rutgers’ Win Save Hill’s Job?; Cards Stun No. 2 Syracuse; St. John’s Beats Notre Dame on Road
The victory was the second-biggest in program history, dating to a 1982 win over then-No. 6 West Virginia. Rutgers (13-12, 3-9) hadn’t beaten a Top 10 team since a Gary Waters-led club beat No. 9 Notre Dame in 2003.

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights - Recap - February 14, 2010 - ESPN
Rutgers even gave Georgetown a chance to take control of the game, going 7 1/2 minutes without a field goal after taking a 44-36 lead 2:32 into the second half.

Rutgers 71, No. 7 Georgetown 68 | New Jersey Hoops Haven
Second-biggest upset in program history, next to No. 6 West Virginia in 1982. Dane Miller’s flying, one-handed put-back that gave RU the lead for good with 21 seconds left will go down as one of the great plays in program lore.

No. 7 Georgetown Falls on the Road in BIG EAST Loss to Rutgers, 71-68 - GEORGETOWN OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE 
Rutgers improved to 13-12 overall and 3-9 in league play

ZagsBlog.com – PrimeTime Shootout Recruiting Rundown: Doron Lamb, LaQuinton Ross, Tyler Harris & More
Davis and Plainfield junior guard Tyrone Johnson attended the Georgetown-Rutgers game Sunday at the RAC, won by Rutgers,71-68. Georgetown just offered Johnson last week.