Friday , Mar , 17 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Hoyas hold off Panthers

Dayton, OH (Sports Network) – Roy Hibbert scored 17 points and grabbed nine
rebounds before fouling out, as Georgetown defeated Northern Iowa, 54-49, in
a first-round Minneapolis bracket matchup at Dayton Arena.

Hibbert shot 8-of-10 from the floor and Ashanti Cook added 14 points for the
Hoyas (22-9), who advanced to take on Ohio State in the next round on Sunday.
Brandon Bowman contributed six points and eight boards in the win.

John Little netted 17 points, helped by a 5-of-7 effort from three-point
range, for the Panthers (23-10), who fell to 0-4 all-time against Big East
Schools.

Ben Jacobson added 14 points in the loss.

GEORGETOWN NIOWA