Greg Monroe’s 19 points, 11 rebounds help No. 16 Georgetown beat Mount St. Mary’s 83-62By AP
Monday, November 30, 2009
Monroe leads Georgetown over Mt. St. Mary’s 83-62
WASHINGTON — Greg Monroe scored a season-high 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, Chris Wright added a season-high 18 points and No. 16 Georgetown remained undefeated with an 83-62 win over Mount St. Mary’s on Monday night.
Julian Vaughn had a career-high 14 points and matched his career best with eight rebounds and three blocks for the Hoyas (5-0), who built a 20-point cushion by opening the second half with an 11-2 run.
After the Mountaineers cut it to 55-44 with 9:30 left, Monroe scored seven straight points during a 17-5 Georgetown run to put the game away.
Jean Cajou scored 16 points and Tayvon Jackson added 11 for the Mountaineers (3-3), who turned the ball over five times in that opening four-plus minutes of the second half against the Hoyas’ tight defense.
Jason Clark had 12 points and four steals for the Hoyas, who improved to 21-5 against the Mountaineers.
In a quickly played first half — only four combined fouls were called and one free throw was taken — the Hoyas outscored the Mountaineers 16-8 over the final 9:08 to lead 40-29. Wright hit three from beyond the arc and paced the Hoyas with 11 points while Monroe finished with nine points and seven rebounds. Cajou matched Wright’s point total, hitting all three of his 3-point attempts in the half.
Georgetown concludes its three-game homestand Saturday against American, while Mount St. Mary’s continues a season-long seven-game road Thursday at Robert Morris.
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