National Basketball Association
Butler 73, Georgetown 69
When: 12:00 PM ET, Saturday, February 9, 2019
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials: # Jeff Clark, # Lamar Simpson, # Wally Rutecki
Attendance: 13345

Kamar Baldwin scored 18 points and made four key free throws down the stretch as visiting Butler defeated Georgetown 73-69 on Saturday.

Jordan Tucker added 15 points for Butler (14-10, 5-6 Big East) and Paul Jorgensen added 12. It was Butler's fourth straight win at Capital One Arena, the first three came in overtime.

Mac McClung had 21 points or Georgetown (Georgetown 15-9, 5-6), Jamorko Pickett added 18 and Jessie Govan scored 12.

The Bulldogs hit 10 of 26 3-pointers while the Hoyas converted 6 of 22.

Butler led by six points at halftime and increased the lead to 47-37 on Sean McDermott's 3-pointer with 18:57 left to play.

The Bulldogs took their biggest lead, 62-51, on Baldwin's layup with 11 minutes remaining.

Pickett's 3-pointer capped a 7-0 run that got the Hoyas within 64-61 at the 7:12 mark. Baldwin's layup briefly stopped the bleeding for Butler, but Pickett's jumper pulled Georgetown within two with 4:25 remaining.

Nate Fowler hit one free throw with 2:59 remaining to make it 67-64, and Baldwin made an off-balance jumper. The Hoyas got a free throw by Pickett and the rebound off his miss. Govan hit two free throws and Butler's lead was 69-67 with 1:59 left.

After a Butler turnover with 50 seconds left, McClung missed on a drive and Baldwin hit two free throws to make it 71-67 with 36 seconds left.

James Akinjo's first points of the day, two free throws, pulled the Hoyas within 71-69, but Baldwin hit two more free throws with 13 seconds left.

Tucker scored 14 points in the first half and Butler led 41-35 at halftime.

Butler shot 48.3 percent from the field (14 of 29).

McClung scored 14 points for Georgetown, which shot 38.7 percent (12 of 31).

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Butler   Georgetown
Kamar Baldwin 18 Scoring Mac McClung 21
Nate Fowler 3 Assists James Akinjo 3
Joey Brunk 5 Rebounds Jessie Govan 9
Kamar Baldwin 5 Free Throws Made Jessie Govan 7
Aaron Thompson 2 Steals Jessie Govan 1
Kamar Baldwin 1 Blocks Jessie Govan 1
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Butler 73 43.9 10-26 13-18 13 33 2 4 10
Georgetown 69 37.7 6-22 17-22 13 39 3 3 11