San Juan, PR (SportsNetwork.com) - D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 25 points to
lead Georgetown over Kansas State 90-63 at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Markel Starks added 11 points and eight assists for the Hoyas, (2-2), who
rebounded from Thursday's 63-55 setback to Northeastern. Jabril Trawick added
16 points and Joshua Smith tallied 13 points for Georgetown, which will face
the winner of the Long Beach State/VCU game on Sunday.
The Wildcats (2-3) were led in scoring by Thomas Gipson with 18 points. Marcus
Foster added 16 points for Kansas State, which will try to salvage a win in
San Juan on Sunday against the Long Beach State/VCU loser.
Georgetown scored the first 10 points of the game and never looked back.
Starks hit a three-pointer to begin the game's scoring and then ended the
burst with a layup just 2:24 into the contest.
The Hoyas later extended to a 17-point lead, 34-17, when Smith hit a jumper
with 4:16 remaining and Reggie Cameron's three with 2:23 remaining gave
Georgetown a 19-point cushion, 41-22.
D.J. Johnson's layup with nine second left in the stanza sent the Kansas State
into the break down 17 points, 45-28.
The Wildcats, though, couldn't mount any kind of challenge over the final 20
minutes, as Georgetown cruised to the finish.
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