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Porter has 16 points, 13 rebounds; No. 15 Georgetown beats DC neighbor American 65-48

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    American guard Marko Vasic (5) battles for the ball against Georgetown forward Mikael Hopkins (3) and Greg Whittington (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (The Associated Press)

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    American guard Blake Jolivette, center, looks to pass against Georgetown forward Greg Whittington (2), Markel Starks (5) and Jabril Trawick, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (The Associated Press)

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    American center Tony Wroblicky (34) goes to the basket against Georgetown forward Mikael Hopkins (3) and Otto Porter (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (The Associated Press)

Otto Porter had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 15 Georgetown pulled away late in the first half Saturday in a 65-48 win over D.C. neighbor American.

Greg Whittington added 13 points for the Hoyas (10-1), who took advantage of the sizable talent gap between the Big East school and the Eagles from the Patriot League. Georgetown has a nine-game winning streak over American, its last loss coming 30 years ago when Patrick Ewing and Co. lost by one point in what still stands as the biggest intra-city upset in the nation's capital.

The Hoyas have won seven straight since an overtime loss to then-No. 1 Indiana. Georgetown now has a two-week break before opening its conference schedule at Marquette.

Daniel Munoz scored 15 points to lead the Eagles (4-8).