Mount St. Mary's Men's Basketball Travels to Georgetown for Wednesday Night Matchup

Mount St. Mary's Men's Basketball Travels to Georgetown for Wednesday Night Matchup

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (0-2) at GEORGETOWN (1-0)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 7:00 p.m.
Capital One Center | Washington, D.C.

TELEVISION: FS2 (Wayne Randazzo, Tarik Turner)
STREAM: 
Fox Sports Go
LISTEN: 930-AM WFMD (Adam Pohl)
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MOUNT STORY LINES

  • Mount St. Mary's fell at No. 13 Notre Dame, 88-62, on Monday night.  The Mountaineers held a 23-20 lead in the first half before Notre Dame went on an 11-0 run to take an eight-point lead.  The Fighting Irish maintained that lead, 40-32, at the half.  Notre Dame then opened the second half with a 14-0 run to take control of the game.  Junior Robinson led the Mount with 14 points while Bobby Planutis added 11 points and seven rebounds.
  • Head coach Jamion Christian would like to see his team attempt 35 or more three-pointers per game this season.  The Mount went 11-of-35 (.314) from beyond the arc against Notre Dame and is 18-of-63 (.286) on the season.  The Mount is averaging 31.5 three-point attempts per game so far, which is 10th in the nation.
  • The Mount has had three freshmen in the starting lineup in each of the first two games.  The Mount last time the Mount had three freshmen starting was Feb. 26, 2015 (Chris Wray, Junior Robinson, Charles Glover).
  • Georgetown defeated Jacksonville, 73-57, in head coach Patrick Ewing's debut.  Jessie Govan paced the Hoyas with 20 points and 15 rebounds while Marcus Derrickson had 20 points and eight boards.  Georgetown led 36-20 at the half and was able to maintain that margin in the second half.  The Hoyas defense held Jacksonville to 33 percent shooting while forcing 22 turnovers.