WASHINGTON (Ticker) -- Georgetown moved its offense closer to the basket and Coastal Carolina paid for it.
Mike Sweetney scored 20 of his 28 points in the first half as the 15th-ranked Hoyas used their size advantage to overpower the Chanticleers, 76-51.
On Monday, Georgetown suffered a 73-59 loss to Georgia in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic, making just 1-of-17 shots from 3-point range and shooting 34 percent overall.
In this one, Georgetown (2-1) went right at Coastal Carolina. The Hoyas never trailed after 2-0 as they repeatedly scored over the smaller Chanticleers.
The 6-8, 260-pound Sweetney did most of the damage, helping the Hoyas to a 50-20 halftime lead. Georgetown shot 61 percent (19-of-31) in the first half and held Coastal Carolina under 28 percent (8-of-29).
The Hoyas showed considerable restraint, attempting just three shots from the arc. They also helped themselves by making 11-of-12 free throws.
Center Wesley Wilson added 19 points for Georgetown, which led by at least 19 points thereafter and improved to 3-0 in the all-time series.
Sweetney also grabbed 10 rebounds and Wilson and Victor Samnick added seven for the Hoyas, who shot 50 percent (29-of-58) and held a 45-35 rebounding edge.
Alvin Green scored 14 points and Brandon Newby added 13 for the Chanticleers, who opened the second half with a 20-9 surge to get within 59-40. But they were held scoreless for eight minutes and did not threaten again.
Coastal Carolina (0-2) shot just 30 percent (19-of-63) and made 7-of-25 3-pointers.