NCAA Basketball

Georgetown snaps road losing streak, defeats Butler 68-62

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Brandon Murray's 17 points helped Georgetown defeat Butler 68-62 on Sunday.

The Hoyas earned their first road win of the season, snapping a 22-game road losing streak overall, dating to February 27, 2021.

Murray added six rebounds for the Hoyas (7-21, 2-15 Big East Conference). Qudus Wahab scored 14 points and added eight rebounds. Jay Heath had 12 points, while adding seven rebounds.

Jayden Taylor led the way for the Bulldogs (13-15, 5-12) with 21 points. Ali Ali added 11 points for Butler. Simas Lukosius also had 11 points and four assists.

Wahab scored eight points in the first half and Georgetown went into the break trailing 37-32. Georgetown used an 8-0 second-half run to erase a seven-point deficit and take the lead at 55-54 with 7:49 left in the half before finishing off the victory. Murray scored 13 second-half points.


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Updated February 19, 2023

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