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Lack of Emotional Leadership Sinks Season

By Carolyn Maguire April 29, 2016

An Instagram post should have changed everything; at least I thought it would. On April 7, 2015, a week after Georgetown issued a press release announcing that guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera would declare...

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Isaac Copeland dunks against Villanova.

Basketball Preview | GU Finishes 2nd in Big East, Avoids NCAA Tournament Upset in 2014-15

By Paolo B. Santamaria November 13, 2015

A dark track record loomed going into the 2015 postseason: In its last five appearances in the NCAA tournament, Georgetown had fallen to a double-digit seed: No. 10 seed Davidson, No. 13 seed Ohio,...

The Hoya Breaks Down the 2015 NBA Draft

By Sports Editor June 25, 2015

As the 2015 NBA Draft rapidly approaches, 30 NBA teams are preparing to choose which players they will select to improve their futures. The Hoya's sports writers have broken down the most intriguing prospects...

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Senior guard Jabril Trawick provided leadership and toughness during his time on the Hilltop.

COMMENTARY | Trawick, Smith and Whittington Pursue NBA Dreams

By Tyler Park June 25, 2015

The 2015 NBA Draft, which will give 60 prospects around the world an opportunity to pursue their dreams as professional basketball players, will begin tonight at 7 PM. Hundreds of players have been working...

COMMENTARY: Seeing Hope Amid Men’s Basketball Postseason Letdown

By Tom Schnoor March 24, 2015

Sometime after the final horn of the NCAA Tournament sounds in a little less than two weeks; after the confetti falls from the rafters of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis; after the nets are cut down...

Mens Basketball | GU Advances to the Round of 32

Men’s Basketball | GU Advances to the Round of 32

By Carolyn Maguire March 20, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — In his appearance on The Jim Rome Show on March 18, Eastern Washington Head Coach Jim Hayford guaranteed his team would defeat Georgetown in the second round of the NCAA tournament....

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Freshman forward Isaac Copeland led Georgetowns second-half comeback attempt as he scored 11 of his 15 points in the final eight minutes of the game.

Men’s Basketball | 2nd-Half Comeback Falls Short in Loss to Xavier

By Dillon Mullan March 14, 2015

With just under eight minutes remaining in Friday night’s Big East semifinal, the Xavier men’s basketball team held a commanding 53-33 lead. Until this point, senior center Matt Stainbrook had...

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Senior center Tyler Adams joined the Hoyas on the court for the first time since Dec. 2011 and scored the opening basket on Georgetowns Senior Day.

Men’s Basketball | GU Beats Seton Hall, Secures No. 2 Seed on Senior Day

By Dillon Mullan March 7, 2015

When the Georgetown men’s basketball team opened its final home game of the season, senior center Tyler Adams was on the floor for the Hoyas, collecting an entry pass from senior guard Jabril Trawick...

Mens Basketball | DC Hosts Seton Hall, Senior Day

Men’s Basketball | DC Hosts Seton Hall, Senior Day

By Dillon Mullan, Tom Schnoor, and Laura Wagner March 6, 2015

Locked in a three-way tie for second place in the Big East, the Georgetown men’s basketball team’s (19-9, 11-6 Big East) last regular season game against Seton Hall (16-13, 6-11 Big East) tomorrow...

Senior center Joshua Smith will matchup against the Big Easts premiere shot blocker, junior center Chris Obekpa, when the Hoyas face St. Johns tonight.

Men’s Basketball | Bye Week Ends with St. John’s Matchup

By Tom Schnoor February 17, 2015

It has been over a month since Georgetown (16-8, 8-5 Big East) last enjoyed a break between games as long as its weeklong rest that began after last Tuesday’s 86-67 victory over Seton Hall. That...

Freshman forward L.J. Peak tied Villanova senior guard Darrun Hilliard with a game-high 15 points in Georgetowns loss to the Wildcats on Feb. 7.

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Blown Out by Villanova, 69-53

By Tom Schnoor February 7, 2015

When Georgetown and Villanova renewed their rivalry for first time this season Jan. 19, a blowout ensued. The Hoyas jumped out to a 42-20 halftime lead that night over the then-No. 4 Wildcats and did...

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Junior guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera was one of the leading scorers for the Hoyas when they faced Villanova at home on Jan. 19. Smith-Rivera scored 17 points and notched three rebounds for GU.

Men’s Basketball | No. 24 Hoyas Travel to Philadelphia; Will Attempt to Upset No. 7 ’Nova Again

By Dillon Mullan and Tyler Park February 6, 2015

Battered after a shocking 74-71 loss to Providence on Wednesday, the No. 24 Georgetown men’s basketball team (15-7, 7-4 Big East) will travel to Philadelphia on Saturday to face a Villanova team...

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