The Georgetown Hoyas completed a season sweep of the St. John's Red Storm, defeating the Johnnies 71-61 Sunday afternoon in a Big East Conference men's basketball game at the Verizon Center. The Hoyas (19-5, 9-4 Big East) had five players score in double figures and were led by freshman Greg Whittington (14 points), in handing St. John's (10-15, 4-9) its third straight loss. The Red Storm remain winless against ranked opponents this season (0-10).
St. John's freshman guard D'Angelo Harrison paced all scorers with 24 points, while freshman Moe Harkless added 20.
The Red Storm trailed 56-53 with just 4:21 remaining in the game, but Georgetown senior guard Jason Clark netted six straight points to push the Hoyas' lead to nine, 62-53. Clark finished with 11 points, while Otto Porter made 4-of-6 free throws in the final 1:30 to cement the victory.
St. John's visits the Seton Hall Pirates Tuesday night (7 p.m.)
For more on St. John's basketball, visit the SB Nation blog Rumble In The Garden, while Casual Hoya is all about Georgetown.
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