Chris Wright

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Kemba Walker Leads UConn Past Georgetown

Kemba Walker scored 28 points in another stellar performance, and Connecticut remained alive in the Big East tournament with an easy 79-62 second-round victory over Georgetown on Wednesday.


St. John's guard Malik Boothe (3) looks on as Georgetown forward Hollis Thompson (1) scores during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Washington. Georgetown won 77-52.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Georgetown Wins Payback Game Vs. St. John’s, 77-52

St. John’s coach Steve Lavin sensed a “payback kind of mentality” from Georgetown’s top players, who were seeking to avenge one of their toughest defeats of the season. He knew what he was talking about.


Georgetown's Chris Wright, left, loses the ball as he is fouled by Seton Hall's Keon Lawrence during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2011 in Newark, N.J. Georgetown won 80-75. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Georgetown Gets NJ Sweep With Win Over Seton Hall

John Thompson III is in his 11th season as a head coach. On Tuesday night, he went with a particular strategy for the first time and only because of a promise from one of his players.