Trey Mourning

Men's Basketball

Georgetown Hosts Central Connecticut on Saturday Night

WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University men's basketball team plays its second game of the season on Saturday, November 10 when it hosts the Central Connecticut Blue Devils at Capital One Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. and a link to live stats is available at GUHoyas.com.
 
The game can be seen live on FS2 with Wayne Randazzo calling the play-by-play and Tarik Turner serving as the analyst. The game can be heard locally on The Team 980 with Rich Chvotkin in his 45th season on the call.
 
The Hoyas (1-0) are coming off a 68-53 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore in their season opener on Tuesday night. Freshman Josh LeBlanc (Baton Rouge, La. / Madison Prep Academy) recorded a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in his first game as a Hoya. Senior Jessie Govan (Queens, N.Y. / Wings Academy) led all GU scorers with 13 points while sophomore Jamorko Pickett (Washington, D.C. / Massanutten Military Academy [Va.]) chipped in 11. Freshman James Akinjo (Oakland, Calif. / Salesian College Preparatory) paced the offense with seven assists.
 
Central Connecticut (1-0) enters Saturday night's game after opening the season with a 75-68 victory over Hartford on Tuesday night. A pair of Blue Devils had double-doubles as senior Tyler Kohl led the team in scoring with a career-high 30 points to go with 10 rebounds and classmate Deion Bute added 15 points and 11 rebounds. Junior Joe Hugley chipped in with 11 points off the bench.
 
This is the first meeting between Georgetown and Central Connecticut. The Blue & Gray holds a 48-12 record against opponents from the Northeast Conference (NEC).
 
Following the matchup against the Blue Devils, the Hoyas play their first road contest against the University of Illinois on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Tipoff is slated for 8:30 p.m. in Champaign, Illinois.

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For ticket information for upcoming games, please visit http://WeAreGeorgetown.com/tickets, call 202.687.HOYA (4692) or email hoyatickets@georgetown.edu.
 
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