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Georgetown beats DePaul 81-76 to snap a 29-game Big East losing streak — the longest in conference history

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.

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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.

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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.


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