Rutgers 71, No. 7 Georgetown 68
Jonathan Mitchell scored a career-high 24 points, including the
clinching free throws with 4.1 seconds to play, and Rutgers upset
No. 7 Georgetown 71-68 on Sunday, the Scarlet Knights’ first win
over a top 10 team in seven years.
Mitchell’s previous career high was 21 points against the Hoyas
in an 88-63 loss in January.
He was 9 of 12 from the field for Rutgers (13-12, 3-9 Big East),
which kept Georgetown (18-6, 8-5) from going on any extended
The Hoyas took a 66-65 lead on Greg Monroe’s up-and-under move
with 52 seconds to play. Dane Miller, who finished with 13 points
and 10 rebounds, had a tip-in with 21 seconds left to get the
Scarlet Knights the lead back, and made two free throws with 10.1
Austin Freeman’s two free throws with 5.7 seconds left made it
69-68. Mitchell made his clinching free throws, then Freeman’s
23-footer bounced off the rim at the buzzer.