Based on its place in the standings, the location and upcoming schedule, No. 24 Georgetown needed Wednesday's game against Providence.
Wednesday's matchup between Big East contenders Georgetown and Providence isn't just the first of a string of tests for the 24th ranked Hoyas.
Georgetown went from decisive home loss against Xavier on Tuesday to a key 67-40 rout at Creighton on Saturday.
To paraphrase former New York Yankees star Yogi Berra, Georgetown experienced déjà vu all over again and not the pleasant kind.
Matchup: No. 21 Georgetown (14-5, 6-2 Big East) vs. Xavier (13-7, 4-4)
When: Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Verizon Center