COL BKB: West Virginia 74, Georgetown 62

Jan. 7, 2012 at 2:36 PM

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- West Virginia cooled off red-hot Georgetown Saturday with a 74-62 victory over the ninth-ranked Hoyas.

The loss ended an 11-game winning streak for Georgetown (13-2, 3-1 Big East), who shot 40.4 percent from the field and was only 2-of-14 from 3-point range.

Truck Bryant scored 25 points and Kevin Jones had 22 points and 16 rebounds for the Mountaineers (12-4, 3-1).

Hollis Thompson led Georgetown with 20 points and Henry Sims and Jason Clark tallied 10 apiece.

The Mountaineers led 29-27 at halftime and iced the game with eight consecutive free throws in the final minute of regulation.

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