The 15th-ranked Hoyas played some solid defense and beat Texas 64-41 in the opener of the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
Tuesday's Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden has special meaning, as Texas, Georgetown, Connecticut and NC State play a doubleheader and help raise money for cancer research.
Greg Monroe had 24 points and 15 rebounds -- both career highs -- to lead Georgetown to a 72-65 victory over Butler in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden.
The Georgetown strategy was simple: feed Greg Monroe and feed him often. The result was a career night for the sophomore as the Hoyas dispatched Butler in the Jimmy V Classic.
Butler will meet Georgetown and Indiana will face Pittsburgh in this year's Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden.