CINCINNATI, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Jeff Green scored 21 points Wednesday night and Georgetown hit more than half its shots as the No. 12 Hoyas won their 10th straight, 75-65, over Cincinnati.
Georgetown, emerging as a potential threat in the NCAA Tournament, improved to 21-5 for the season and to 11-5 in the Big East. Jonathan Wallace added 17 points and Jessie Sapp contributed 14 as the Hoyas shot 54 percent from the floor.
Cincinnati (10-17, 1-12) has lost nine in a row. The Bearcats were led by Deonta Vaughn with 19 points.
The Hoyas trailed by 10 midway through the first half before going on a 23-7 run, en route to a 37-31 advantage at intermission.