Punchless Hoyas Fall to Seton Hall
Byline: Ken Wright, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Georgetown's Mike Sweetney has no help. If somebody doesn't step up soon, Sweetney might as well declare himself eligible for June's NBA Draft when this season ends.
Georgetown coach Craig Esherick's much-publicized public plea for Sweetney to get some respect from the officials fell upon deaf ears, because Sweetney made only nine trips to the foul line last night.
But Esherick has much bigger things to worry about than the referees' indifference toward his junior power forward. Esherick needs to find some scorers to complement Sweetney before this season gets away from the Hoyas.
Georgetown shot a season-low 32.2 percent and scored a season-low 54 points, as Seton Hall stunned the Hoyas 68-54 last night before 7,114 at Continental Airlines Arena.
With the loss, the Hoyas (9-3, 1-1 Big East) remain winless on the road. Georgetown came into the game averaging 83.5 points and struggled to score 54. The Hoyas made 19 of 59 shots and were two of 20 from behind the 3-point …
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Publication information: Article title: Punchless Hoyas Fall to Seton Hall. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: January 15, 2003. Page number: C06. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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