The Georgetown Hoyas used a balanced offensive attack to outlast the Marquette Golden Eagles 65-59 in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night. The Hoyas lived at the free-throw line where they hit 23 of 28 attempts in the win.
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera led the way for Georgetown with 15 points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals. Joshua Smith also had a solid night with 12 points on 80 percent shooting from the floor to go along with 10 rebounds and three steals. Jabril Trawick added 13 points and four boards while L.J. Peak chipped in with 12 points.
Luke Fischer had a solid game for Marquette with 13 points on 6 for 6 shooting from the floor along with three rebounds, two steals and a block. Juan Anderson added nine points, four rebounds and two assists.
Matt Carlino led the way for the Golden Eagles in the tough loss. He finished with a game-high 16 points on 6 of 14 shooting, including just 2 of 8 from beyond the arc. He added four rebounds, two steals and an assist to go along with three turnovers in 30 minutes of play.
With the loss, Marquette in now 9-6 on the season, including 1-2 in the Big East. Up next is a matchup with Creighton next Wednesday.