Nov. 30, 2016
Georgetown 96, Coppin State 44
WASHINGTON - Graduate student Rodney Pryor (Evanston, Ill./Notre Dame Prep/Robert Morris) led the Georgetown men's basketball team with a game-high 30 points and the Hoyas scored 61 in the first half en route to a 96-44 win over Coppin State on Wednesday evening at Verizon Center.
It was the second-straight win for the Hoyas, who improve to 4-4 overall, while the Eagles fall to 0-9.
Pryor, who scored 32 points in the season opener, connected on 10-of-13 shots from the floor and hit 7-of-8 shots from 3-point land, tying the school record for most treys in a single game in school history.
Junior guard L.J. Peak (Gaffney, S.C./Gaffney) scored seven points, handed out a career-high 10 assists and did not commit a turnover, while senior center Bradley Hayes (Jacksonville, Fla./Sandalwood) scored 10 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five assists. Sophomore center Jessie Govan (Queens Village, N.Y./Wings Academy) added eight points and a career-high 11 rebounds, while junior forward Akoy Agau (Omaha, Neb./Omaha Central/Louisville) added five points and six rebounds.
Twelve different players scored and 10 different players had at least one rebound for the Hoyas, who held a 55-28 edge on the boards. The 55 rebounds were the most for a Georgetown team under Head Coach John Thompson III, bettering the previous mark of 52, set against Syracuse on Feb. 8, 2012.
The Hoyas are back in action on Sunday, Dec. 4, hosting Elon as part of the BB&T Classic at Verizon Center. Tipoff is slated for 1:30 p.m. The game will be shown live on FS1, with Dave Sims calling the play-by-play and former Georgetown standout Ron Thompson will serve as the color analyst. The radio call of Rich Chvotkin can be heard locally on 106.7 FM The Fan.