College basketball roundup

College basketball roundup: Georgetown tops Texas in Jimmy V Classic

2012-12-04T22:00:00Z College basketball roundup: Georgetown tops Texas in Jimmy V ClassicThe Associated Press The Associated Press
December 04, 2012 10:00 pm  • 

No. 15 Georgetown 64, Texas 41: Otto Porter had 14 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 15 Georgetown to a 64-41 victory over Texas in the opener of the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

Nate Lubick added 13 points and Markel Starks had 11 for the Hoyas, who led by 18 at halftime. The lead grew to 23 and was never less than eight in the second half.

The Hoyas (6-1), whose only loss this season was to No. 1 Indiana in overtime, scored the first nine points of the game, the last four from Lubick on layups.

Sheldon McClellan had 12 points to lead the Longhorns (5-3), who had their lowest point total under coach Rick Barnes, who took over for the 1998-99 season. Texas had won three straight after losing two in a row.

Arkansas 81, Oklahoma 78: BJ Young's last-minute recovery was the perfect addition to Marshawn Powell's career night for Arkansas.

Young's floater in the closing minute helped the Razorbacks snap a three-game losing streak with an 81-78 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday.

Powell added a career-high 33 points to help Arkansas (4-3), which avoided its first four-game losing streak since closing out the 2009-10 season with six straight losses. The junior bested his previous career high of 29 points, which was set against Appalachian State in 2009.

The Sooners (6-2) rallied from an 11-point second-half deficit to take a 78-77 lead in the closing minutes.

Iowa 87, South Dakota 63: Aaron White tied his season high with 21 points as Iowa beat South Dakota 87-63 on Tuesday night.

Devyn Marble added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Hawkeyes (7-2), who pulled away from the Coyotes with a 15-0 run at the end of the first half.

Trevor Gruis scored 16 points to lead South Dakota (4-5).

Iowa controlled the interior with 54 points in the paint and a 50-31 rebounding margin.

South Dakota nailed nine 3-pointers, including 5 of 8 to start the game. The Hawkeyes finished 2 of 16 from outside.

Iowa native Casey Kasperbauer scored 14 points, making 4 of 8 from 3-point range for the Coyotes.

Mike Gesell scored 12 points for Iowa. Adam Woodbury chipped in 10 points.

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