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Canes Fall To Hoyas In OT

Canes Fall To Hoyas In OT

Jan 31, 2004

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Gerald Riley scored 35 points, including seven inovertime, to lead Georgetown to an 87-80 overtime win over Miami on Saturdaynight.

Riley was 13-of-17 from the field and scored the most points by anindividual player against Miami since Georgetown’s Allen Iverson scored 38 onMarch 7, 1996.

Darius Rice scored 20 points for Miami, his biggest shot coming on a latethree-pointer that sent the game into overtime. Riley, however, scored sevenquick points in overtime to give Georgetown (12-5, 3-4 Big East) just itssecond win in seven games.

Guillermo Diaz also had 20 points to help lead the Hurricanes (13-8, 3-4).

Down for most of the second half, Georgetown eventually pulled to within68-67 on a three-point play by Bowman with just under three minutes left in thegame, then took the lead on a dunk by Darrel Owens.

A Ray Reed layup with 24 seconds left gave Georgetown a 73-70 advantagebefore Rice’s three-pointer from the top of the key sent the game intoovertime.