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COL BKB: Georgetown 81, W. Carolina 68

Dec. 15, 2012 at 2:45 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Greg Whittington's double-double of 25 points and 13 rebounds led No. 21 Georgetown past Western Carolina 81-68 Saturday.

Whittington sank three 3-pointers and stole the ball four times in the win, which was the 42nd in a row at home against non-conference opponents for the Hoyas (9-1).

Jabril Trawick added 14 points and Otto Porter scored a dozen to go along with eight of Georgetown's 32 rebounds.

Tom Tankelewicz led Western Carolina (4-7) with a career-best 24 points and Trey Sumler came off the bench to score 11 points and notch three assists Tankelewicz was 6-of-10 from 3-point range.

Georgetown held a 42-30 lead at halftime and fended off the Catamounts in the second half. Western Carolina lost for the third time in its last four games.

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