With 7-foot-2 Roy Hibbert and Jeff Green clogging the middle, the Hoyas took another step toward their return to the top of college basketball at the expense of a former conference rival, beating the Eagles 62-55 on Saturday in the East Regional.
Jeff Green scored 19 points and hit the game-winner with 19.8 seconds left to lift Georgetown (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today; No. 14 AP) to a 58-55 victory over Villanova on Saturday, the Hoyas' ninth straight win.
With size getting the better of speed, Roy Hibbert and Jeff Green combined for 47 points Saturday and No. 22 Georgetown celebrated the 100th anniversary of Hoyas basketball with a 76-58 victory over No. 11 Marquette.