WASHINGTON — Primo Spears scored 21 points and Georgetown snapped a 29-game conference losing streak with an 81-76 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night.
Georgetown (6-15, 1-9) won its first Big East game since March 13, 2021, ending the longest skid in conference history. The Hoyas also ended a 10-game losing streak this season.
Spears also contributed six assists, Akok Akok had 12 points, six rebounds and four blocks and Brandon Murray scored 12 points.
Umoja Gibson led the Blue Demons (9-12, 3-7) with 24 points, four assists and three steals. Javan Johnson added 13 points.
Spears scored nine points in the first half as Georgetown went into the break trailing 37-36. The Hoyas used a 10-0 run in the second half to build a 12-point lead at 75-63 with 1:39 remaining.