Dec. 2, 2014
WASHINGTON - Georgetown junior guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera (Indianapolis, Ind./North Central/Oak Hill) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after his performance at the Battle 4 Atlantis last weekend in the Bahamas.
The BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year averaged 19.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists while connecting on 51.2 percent of his shots from the field (22-of-43).
He hit the game-winning shot in overtime as Georgetown topped then-No. 18 Florida, 66-65, in the opening round and scored 29 points as the Hoyas lost at the buzzer to No. 2 Wisconsin, 68-65.
Smith-Rivera was also named to the Battle 4 Atlantis All-Tournament team.
Georgetown is back in action next weekend, hosting Towson at Verizon Center on Sunday, Dec. 7. Tip-off is slated for noon. The game will be shown live on Fox Sports 1.