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Jones scores career 21 as Penn State beats Georgetown

WASHINGTON (AP) After two blowout victories against lesser competition to start the season Penn State passed its first real test with flying colors.

Myreon Jones scored a career-high 21 points as Penn State led by as many as 18 in an 81-66 victory over Georgetown on Thursday night in the Gavitt Tipoff Games.

Standings - Big East

Teams W L Pct Conf GB L10 Stk
DeP 5 0 1.000 0-0 - 5-0 W5
Butl 4 0 1.000 0-0 - 4-0 W4
Xav 4 0 1.000 0-0 - 4-0 W4
Prov 4 1 .800 0-0 - 4-1 W2
StJon 4 1 .800 0-0 - 4-1 W1
GTown 3 1 .750 0-0 - 3-1 W1
Seton 3 1 .750 0-0 - 3-1 W1
Crei 2 1 .667 0-0 - 2-1 W1
Marq 2 1 .667 0-0 - 2-1 L1
Vill 2 1 .667 0-0 - 2-1 W1

Team Leaders

Name Total
PTS Omer Yurtseven 17.0
REB Omer Yurtseven 12.5
AST James Akinjo 4.5
ST Mac McClung 1.3
BLK Omer Yurtseven 1.8
FG% Omer Yurtseven .565
FT% Mac McClung 1.000
3PT% Jagan Mosely .667
MIN James Akinjo 28.8
PF Jahvon Blair 0.5

Team Rankings

Total Big East Rank Div I Rank
PF 81.8 3 59
PA 77.5 10 307
REB 47.5 2 18
FG% .439 6 179
3PTM 5.8 9 280
PF 16.8 5 151
ST/TO 0.4 9 241

Latest Game - Nov 17, 2019

Final 1 2 T
Georgia State(1-3) 39 44 83
Georgetown(3-1) 33 58 91

PTS REB AST
GASt Jones III (1) Jones III (1) Wilson (1)
GTown Gardner (2) Gardner (1) Yurtseven (1)

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Player News

Mac McClung G: McClung had 25 points (6-12... Nov 18, 11:11AM

Josh LeBlanc F: LeBlanc had seven points (2-5... Nov 15, 8:26AM

James Akinjo G: Akinjo had 13 points (5-12... Nov 15, 8:24AM

Jamorko Pickett G,F: Pickett had 10 points (4-7... Nov 11, 9:29PM

Omer Yurtseven C: Yurtseven had 20 points (7-9... Nov 8, 1:16PM

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sun, Nov 17 Georgia State W, 91-83 Boxscore Recap
Thu, Nov 14 Penn State L, 81-66 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Nov 9 Central Arkansas W, 89-78 Boxscore Recap
Wed, Nov 6 Mount St. Mary's W, 81-68 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Thu, Nov 21 Texas 7:00PM EST Preview
Sat, Nov 30 North Carolina Greensboro 2:00PM EST Preview
Wed, Dec 4 @Oklahoma State 8:00PM EST Preview
Sat, Dec 7 @Southern Methodist 9:30PM EST Preview
Sat, Dec 14 Syracuse 1:00PM EST Preview