COL BKB: Georgetown 69, Rutgers 63

Feb. 9, 2013 at 3:47 PM

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Markel Starks scored 20 points and Otto Porter notched a double-double Saturday to carry 21st-ranked Georgetown to a 69-63 win over flagging Rutgers.

Starks hit 8-of-12 shots, including three from 3-point range, to go along with Porter's 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Hoyas (17-4, 7-3 Big East), who won their fifth consecutive game.

The loss extended Rutgers' (12-10, 3-8) losing streak to six games.

Eli Carter, with 23 points, was the only Rutgers player in double figures.

The score was tied 33-33 at halftime. Rutgers trailed 62-61 with 1:28 to play in the second half, but only scored one field goal the rest of the way while Georgetown's Porter racked up seven points.

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