Game 3: West Virginia Mountaineers (3-1) at Georgetown Hoyas (1-1)
When: Sunday, 4:30PM
Where: McDonough Arena
Series: Georgetown leads 27-25 dating back to the 1921-22 season.
Last meetings: 2013-14 (Home), Georgetown won 77-65 in the NIT
TV: FS1 (Eric Collins and Steve Lavin)
Radio: 106.7 THE FAN (Rich Chvotkin, 47th season)
Other Coverage: Links
KenPom Ranking: Georgetown 98, WVU 7
KenPom Projection: 79-69, 82%
Line: WVU -10.5, o/u 147.5
Game Preview: From GUHoyas.
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University men’s basketball team will continue its six-game homestand as it hosts No. 11/15 West Virginia on Sunday afternoon at McDonough Arena. Tipoff is set for 4:30 p.m. and the game is part of the second annual Big 12-BIG EAST Battle. Last year, the Hoyas defeated then-No. RV/25 Oklahoma State 81-74.
GAME DAY INFORMATION
- Sunday’s contest can be seen live on FS1 with Eric Collins calling the play-by-play and Steve Lavin providing analysis.
- The game can be heard locally on 106.7 The Fan as well as SiriusXM 389 and Radio.com with Rich Chvotkin in his 47th season on the call.
- Links to the live stats will be available at GUHoyas.com.
ABOUT THE HOYAS
- The Hoyas enter Sunday with a 1-1 record after falling 78-71 to Navy on Tuesday night at McDonough Arena.
- Jahvon Blair and Jamorko Pickett both had 17 points and six rebounds to lead the Hoyas.
- Qudus Wahab added 16 points with seven boards and Jalen Harris chipped in 12 points to go with seven assists.
- Through two games, Blair leads the Hoyas in scoring with 20.0 ppg, while Wahab is averaging 14.0 ppg and shooting .684 (13-19) from the floor. Pickett (13.5 ppg) and Donald Carey (10.5 ppg) round out those in double figures.
- Wahab leads GU on the boards with 9.5 rpg, while Blair and Pickett are each bringing down 7.0 rpg. Jalen Harris has a team-high 13 assists through the first two games.
SCOUTING WEST VIRGINIA
- West Virginia comes in ranked 11th in the AP Poll. The Mountaineers are 3-1 and coming off a close 87-82 loss to No. 1 Gonzaga on Wednesday.
- WVU is averaging 77.3 ppg, while allowing 72.0 ppg. On the glass, the Mountaineers are pulling down 41.8 rpg.
- Derek Culver is averaging a double-double with 15.8 ppg and 11.3 rpg and has a team-high seven blocks.
- Miles McBride (14.8 ppg), Taz Sherman (11.8) and Sean McNeil (11.0) round out those in double figures, while McBride paces the offense with 3.8 apg.
ABOUT THE MATCHUP
- The former BIG EAST foes will meet for the 53rd time with the Blue & Gray holding a 27-25 lead in the series.
- The Hoyas and Mountaineers last met in the first round of the 2014 NIT at McDonough Arena. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera had a season-high 32 points and 10 rebounds while Markel Starks added 14 points, a career-high seven rebounds and seven assists.
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