Georgetown Vs. Rutgers Final Score: No. 10 Hoyas Survive Scare From Scarlet Knights, 52-50

Sports Network -- Otto Porter hit two free throws with 8.5 seconds left to give Georgetown the lead and Rutgers' Eli Carter missed a driving layup as time expired, giving the 10th-ranked Hoyas a 52-50 win over the Scarlet Knights at the Verizon Center.

Myles Mack missed a three-pointer for Rutgers with 25 seconds to play, giving Georgetown possession with the game tied at 50-50. After a timeout, Porter was fouled away from the ball and sank both from the line to put the Hoyas ahead.

Rutgers still had time and Carter drove the left side of the lane for a shot that bounced off the rim and the glass before falling off as the buzzer sounded.

Carter scored 14 points for the Scarlet Knights (11-9, 3-4 Big East), who were trying for their third win over a top-10 opponent this season. Rutgers beat then-No. 10 Florida, 85-83, in double-overtime on December 29 and also knocked off then-No.8 Connecticut, 67-60, on January 7. Both wins came at home.

Rutgers, which hadn't won at Georgetown since December 8, 1998, led for the majority of Saturday's contest but couldn't put the cold-shooting Hoyas away.

Porter scored nine points for Georgetown (16-3, 6-2), which has won three in a row and will have a week off before a visit to Pittsburgh next Saturday.

For more on the Scarlet Knights, check out the SB Nation blog On The Banks. For more on the Hoyas, head over to Casual Hoya. Stay tuned to our updated StoryStream for more on tonight's game and beyond.

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