Gibson's 31 lead DePaul past Georgetown 83-76
CHICAGO (AP) Umoja Gibson's 31 points led DePaul past Georgetown 83-76 on Thursday night.
Gibson also contributed five assists and four steals for the Blue Demons (7-7, 1-2 Big East Conference). Javan Johnson scored 21 points, shooting 8 for 14, including 5 for 7 from beyond the arc. Jalen Terry recorded 14 points and shot 5 for 7 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line.
Brandon Murray finished with 29 points for the Hoyas (5-9, 0-3). Qudus Wahab added 13 points, 16 rebounds and two blocks for Georgetown.
DePaul pulled off the victory after a 10-0 second-half run erased a three-point deficit and gave them the lead at 68-61 with 7:22 left in the half. Gibson scored 13 second-half points.
Both teams next play Sunday. DePaul hosts Providence while Georgetown hosts Butler.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
Updated December 29, 2022