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The Morning After: How Freeman Got His Groove Back

Georgetown vs. Rutgers: Hoyas end skid with 74-65 victory
Freeman, who had averaged 9.7 points during the losing streak, scored 18 of his game-high total in the second half and knocked down four of his six three-point attempts, including a game-changer from long range with less than 10 minutes remaining. He also grabbed a career-high nine rebounds and played with an infectious energy that had been lacking recently.

Austin Freeman’s big second half for Georgetown downs Rutgers | Pressbox
"It is related," said Hoyas coach John Thompson III. "It is really good to have these two guys back. If we could have won and they were in a shooting slump, I would take that, but it is related. We need these guys. The way this team is put together, Chris (Wright), Austin (Freeman) and Jason (Clark) are going to have to play well for us. That’s not to say we don’t have other options in the locker room, but we can’t go through a stretch where all of them are slightly out of sync."

Freeman Awakens as Hoyas Stop Skid | The Hoya
"If you focus on other things, a lot of times your shot will fall in place," Thompson said. "I think we were extremely aggressive today and the ball went in the basket."

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights - Recap - January 15, 2011 - ESPN
"They executed. They stepped up and knocked down shots," first-year Rutgers coach Mike Rice said. "They attacked more than they had in the last three contests."

Hoya Prospectus: Recap: Georgetown 74, Rutgers 65
It certainly wasn't a showcase win, but at least the Hoyas were able to end a remarkable cold streak on 3FG in conference play. Now if they can figure out how to improve their defensive rebounding, and win the battle of turnover margin, they just might reach their ceiling.

Afternoon results you need to know about | Beyond the Arc
Georgetown got a win they desperately needed. They got a good shooting performance out of Austin Freeman (25 points, 9 boards, 4 assists) as well as Jason Clark and Chris Wright. There are some worrisome notes about this game, however. Georgetown had just nine assists on 23 field goals.

Georgetown Beats Rutgers, 74-65 - On the Banks
Ultimately Georgetown needed a win.  And in a nearly silent RAC, they were able to get it.  Even Mike Rice was satisfied with the effort and formula in this game.  They was nothing Rutgers could do. 

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"This one hurts," Mitchell quietly said. "This one really hurts. The effort? The energy? Everything was there for us today. But we had those one, two lapses and we gave up a couple of 3s. It's virtually impossible to win."