COL BKB: Georgetown 67, St. John's 51

Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:52 PM

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Otto Porter scored 19 points and No. 22 Georgetown used a solid defensive performance to cruise past St. John's 67-51 Saturday.

Porter had 14 rebounds to complete the double-double and give the Hoyas (11-3, 1-2 Big East) their first conference victory of the season.

Georgetown's defense limited St. John's (9-7, 1-3) to 35.6 percent shooting from the field.

D'Angelo Harrison of St. John's, the leading scorer in the Big East with a 21.5-point per game average, was limited to seven points on 3-of-12 shooting.

The Hoyas won the rebound battle 42-28 and led 36-19 at halftime.

Jamal Branch led the Red Storm with 16 points.

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