College Basketball

Baldwin heats up again, No. 16 Butler beats Georgetown 69-64

Kamar Baldwin of the Butler Bulldogs dribbles by Terrell Allen of the Georgetown Hoyas in the second half during a college basketball game at the Capital One Arena on Jan. 28, 2020, in Washington. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamar Baldwin scored 12 of his 13 points in the second half to help No. 16-ranked Butler come back to beat Georgetown 69-64.

Baldwin assisted on Sean McDermott’s go-ahead 3-pointer with 49.9 seconds left.

Butler’s leading scorer had 29 points in the second half and overtime Friday during a comeback against Marquette. McDermott scored 11 of his 25 points during the Bulldogs’ 18-3 run early in the second half against Georgetown.

Butler has won two consecutive games after dropping three in a row in Big East play.

Center Omer Yurtseven led Georgetown with 14 points and 13 rebounds.