March 4, 2009

Up 15 Late, Hoyas Lose in OT

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St. John's Comes Back to Beat Georgetown in Overtime, 59-56

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The second half of the Georgetown men's basketball game against St. John's could not have provided more ups and downs, with the Hoyas taking a 15-point lead midway through the half and the Red Storm racing back to tie the game. In overtime, Justin Burrell scored on a put-back dunk with nine seconds left and a three-pointer at the buzzer to tie the game fell short as St. John's came back to beat Georgetown, 59-56, in front of 9,599 at Madison Square Garden.

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