Georgetown was Too Reliant on Austin Freeman and Chris Wright

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Only two of the Big East’s 11 teams remain in the NCAA Tournament. So much for that Big East is the best conference in college basketball talk. The BE has has many teams still dancing as the tiny hamlet of Richmond, Virginia.

One of the conference teams that fell on their face down the stretch and bowed out early in the big dance was Georgetown. The Hoyas had a very talented senior backcourt in Chris Wright and Austin Freeman. Unfortunately, they did have much this season beyond the duo with  high NBA Draft stock.

A major reason they got blown out by VCU in their first tourney game was because the duo combined to shoot a putrid 6-27 from the field and a ridiculously off 0-13 from behind the arc. And the Hoyas had no one else to step up.

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Big East Basketball Power Rankings (2/1/11)

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Have you seen the Big East standings lately?  It is messier than .  After 8-1 Pitt, nine teams have between two and four losses and that does not include a St. John’s team that just beat Duke by 15.  No wonder why you keep hearing about 11 Big East teams having a chance to make the NCAA Tournament.  Here are my latest Big East Power Rankings.

By: David Kay
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