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Georgetown upsets No. 5 Louisville 53-51 for Cardinals' 3rd straight loss

  • Georgetown guard Jabril Trawick (55) stands over Louisville guard Russ Smith (2) as Smith passes off a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)The Associated Press

  • Louisville guard Russ Smith (2) shoots with Georgetown guard Jabril Trawick (55), guard Markel Starks (5) and forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) around him during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)The Associated Press

  • Georgetown forward Nate Lubick (34) dunks the ball in front of Louisville center Gorgui Dieng (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)The Associated Press

Otto Porter had 17 points and grabbed the game's decisive rebound with 1.4 seconds to play Saturday, leading Georgetown to a 53-51 win over No. 5 Louisville, the Cardinals' third straight loss.

Trailing by one, Louisville had several chances to take the lead in the final 2 minutes. After getting the ball back on a disputed held ball ruling, the Cardinals kept the ball for a final shot. Peyton Siva, who didn't score in the game, missed the jumper, Porter grabbed the rebound and was fouled.

Porter finished with 12 rebounds for the up-and-down Hoyas (14-4, 4-3 Big East), who prevailed in another fast-paced entertaining game to go with the poor-shooting clunkers they have had this season. Georgetown has beaten ranked teams Notre Dame and Louisville in consecutive games, quite a contrast from laborious losses to South Florida, St. John's and Pittsburgh.