Georgetown smothers FIU 92-57

11:14 PM, Dec 28, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Markel Starks and Nate Lubick each scored 15 points as the Georgetown Hoyas opened the game with a 30-4 run and dominated Florida International for a 92-57 win on Saturday afternoon.

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera also scored 15 for the Hoyas (8-3), who scored 24 consecutive points in the first half while holding FIU without a point for over 10 minutes. Off since Dec. 21 when they lost 86-64 at No. 18 Kansas, Georgetown led 50-14 at halftime, by 39 in the second half and overall shot 60.7 percent from the field.

Dennis Mavin scored 16 points for the Panthers (8-6). FIU started 1 of 13 from the field and committed 13 turnovers in the first half.

Georgetown made 12 of its initial 15 field goal attempts and shot 65.5 percent in the first half en route to scoring its most points this season.

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