Dec. 17, 2006
The 32 points scored by
The 10-game losing streak for the Rams is the longest losing skid since a 15-game streak during the 1991-92 season.
With Georgetown leading by nine points at the half (27-18), Winston-Salem State scored five of the first seven points after intermission and pulled to within 29-23 on a layup from Roy Peake with 17:10 to play in the game.
Following the Peake basket, the
The Hoyas out-scored the Rams 22-0 over a span of 5:56, taking a 51-23 lead on a jumper from sophomore guard Jessie Sapp. During the run, junior guard Tyler Crawford hit a pair of three-pointers, junior center Roy Hibbert hit six shots from the free throw line, freshman forward DaJuan Summers scored five points and Sapp added a three.
A free throw from David Moore ended WSSUfs scoreless run at 6:18. The Hoyas scored the next seven points and took a 59-24 lead on a Crawford three-pointer with 7:11 to play. A three-pointer from
Both teams got off to sluggish starts, missing their first three shots on the first half.
The Hoyas proceeded to go on a 13-0 run over a span of 7:30, taking a 27-10 lead on an alley-oop dunk from Wallace to Summers. WSSU ended a scoreless stretch of 8:00 on a three-pointer from Floyd with 3:30 to play, making it 27-13. The Rams used an 8-0 run over the final 3:30 and got a bucket from Jamal Durham with three seconds left in the half to make it 27-18.
Sapp led the Hoyas with 14 points, eight rebounds and four assists, while Summers added 14 points and four boards. Crawford added 12 points and six boards off the bench and Hibbert added 10 points and nine boards. Junior guard Jonathan Wallace added nine points, three boards and three assists. The Rams were led by Darius Floyd who led all
The Hoyas connected on 56.5 percent of their field goals (26-of-46), 37.5 percent of their three-pointers (9-of-24) and 68.2 percent of their free throws.
The loss drops the Rams to 1-13 overall while the Hoyas improve to 6-3 overall with the win.
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