Georgetown Storms Back to Beat UConn

Pittsburgh bombs Seton Hall, Missouri shocks Texas
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Jan 12, 2008 10:42 PM CST
Pittsburgh's Sam Young, left, goes to the basket next to Seton Hall's John Garcia in the first half of a basketball game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Roy Hibbert hit a three-pointer with 4 seconds left to give No. 7 Georgetown a 72-69 win over Connecticut Saturday, the Associated Press reports. Hibbert, the 7-foot-2 center not normally known for his long-range prowess, had 20 points and eight rebounds as the Hoyas improved to 13-1 overall and 3-0 in Big East. The Huskies (11-4, 2-2) led 67-61 with 4:30 left. In other Top 25 action:

  • Sam Young scored 28 points and freshman DeJuan Blair had 20 points and 14 rebounds as No. 20 Pittsburgh beat Seton Hall 84-70 in a Big East game.
  • Missouri started the Big 12 season in style as Keon Lawrence scored 18 points to lead a 97-84 upset of No. 12 Texas. Damion Jones led Texas with 27 points.