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No. 23 Georgetown seeks second upset against No 10 Duke

Dec 2, 2006 - 3:52 PM No. 23 Georgetown (4-2) at No. 10 Duke (6-1) 7:00 pm EST

DURHAM, North Carolina (Ticker) - Georgetown came away smiling last year. Now the Hoyas will try and do it in front of the "Cameron Crazies"

Coming off its second loss of the season, 23rd-ranked Georgetown hopes to bounce back as they pay a visit to No. 10 Duke in rematch from last seasons thriller.

A year ago, the Hoyas entered losing two of three games on January 21 before putting together one of their best efforts, ending the Blue Devils' 17-0 start with an 87-84 triumph.

This is 12th overall meeting in the series but its Georgetown's first nationally ranked opponent of this campaign.

Jonathan Wallace scored 17 points and Marc Egerson added 13 points as the Hoyas dropped a 57-50 decision to undefeated Oregon on Wednesday. Junior 7-footer Roy Hibbert struggled for four points on 2-of-7 shooting in the loss.

Duke is coming off Tuesday's 54-51 victory over Indiana in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge led by DeMarcus Nelson's 19 points and two steals.

In seven games this season, the Blue Devils are holding opponents to just 52.3 points per game with four of the first seven averaging less than 50.

The Hoyas hold a 6-5 advantage in the all-times series. This will be just the second visit to Cameron Indoor Stadium, where they fell, 85-66, during the 2003-04 season.






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