Georgetown wins fifth-place game in Maui

Georgetown's Henry Sims pulls down a rebound against Memphis' Will Barton in the first half. basketball game on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lahaina, Hawaii.



LAHAINA, Hawaii — Jason Clark hit a big 3-pointer in overtime and scored 26 points, helping Georgetown hold off No. 8 Memphis 91-88 in the fifth-place game of the Maui Invitational on Wednesday.

Memphis and Georgetown didn’t look like two teams playing for fifth place, trading monster dunks, 3-pointers and leads throughout regulation.

Henry Sims had 24 points and eight rebounds for Georgetown (4-1).

Will Barton led Memphis (2-2) with 22 points.



In Lahaina, Hawaii, Jordan McRae scored 25 points, Trae Golden added 17 and Tennessee rolled over Chaminade in the seventh-place game of the Maui Invitational.

Tennessee (3-2) rebounded from a pair of difficult losses in Maui.


SYRACUSE: A district attorney has accused police officials of criminally leaking a document in the sexual abuse investigation of Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.

In a news conference Wednesday, prosecutor William Fitzpatrick accused Syracuse police Chief Frank Fowler and Deputy Chief Sean Broton of leaking a witness affidavit to embarrass the district attorney’s office. At issue is the handling in 2002 of Syracuse ball boy Bobby Davis’ initial claims that Fine had molested him.

Mayor Stephanie Miner defended the police officials Wednesday, saying police had conducted themselves “with complete professionalism and integrity.”

The Syracuse Post-Standard newspaper has published details from the affidavit. Miner said Fowler and Broton did not authorize the release of any documents to the central New York newspaper.




In Lexington, Ky. , A’dia Mathies flirted with a triple-double finishing with 11 points, seven rebounds and eight steals in Kentucky’s rout of Nebraska Omaha.

The Wildcats (5-0) forced the Mavericks into 42 turnovers. The Wildcats’ opponents have committed at least 30 turnovers in every game this season.



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