March Madness Scores: Georgetown Up 9 Over Belmont At Halftime

The Georgetown Hoyas kept the Belmont Bruins at bay throughout the first half of Friday's second round 2012 NCAA Tournament game. A Jason Clark 3-pointer gave the Hoyas a 5-2 lead, and they never trailed from there. At half, they lead 36-27 in Columbus.

Clark finished with 13 points to lead the Hoyas, going 3-for-4 from beyond the 3-point arc. Otto Porter added another trey to finished the half with 10 points. He has five rebounds to lead all players, helping Georgetown to a 16-12 rebounding advantage.

Belmont also shot well from long range, going 6-of-15 from beyond the arc. They went 3-for-8 on 2-point attempts, however, struggling with the Hoyas' size and athleticism. Blake Jenkins has eight points to lead the Bruins so far.

For up-to-the-minute scores on all NCAA Tournament games, please check out SI.com's complete scoreboard.

For more on the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket, stay with SB Nation's Friday StoryStream, and stick around SB Nation's NCAA Tournament hub for a complete printable NCAA Tournament bracket and tons of analysis on who was snubbed, who got the best bracket, and who will make it all the way to New Orleans and the Final Four.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.