Oral Roberts 81, Georgetown 63
HONOLULU (AP)—Caleb Green scored 26 points and Luke Spencer-Gardner added 25 as Oral Roberts remained undefeated with an 81-63 victory over Georgetown on Monday night in the opening game of the Rainbow Classic.
Spencer-Gardner made all four of his attempts from 3-point range, including one to key a decisive run for the Golden Eagles (8-0) in the second half.
After Georgetown cut a 10-point halftime lead to four points for the third time in the second half, Spencer-Gardner hit a 3 to start an 11-0 run that put the game out of reach.
Roy Hibbert’s 3-point play ended the run and cut the deficit to 66-54 with 9:58 remaining. But Oral Roberts followed with six straight points while holding the Hoyas scoreless for nearly four minutes.
Hibbert had 14 points to lead Georgetown (4-3), while teammate Ashanti Cook and Jeff Green scored 13 points apiece.
Caleb Green scored 20 points in the first half, including five during a 10-3 run early in the half that increased Oral Roberts’ lead from two to nine.
After that, Georgetown got no closer than six points as the Golden Eagles led 42-32 at halftime.