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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Declines to Renew Howard’s Contract

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Declines to Renew Howard’s Contract

By Carrie McDonald March 24, 2023

Georgetown University declined to renew women’s basketball Head Coach James Howard’s contract following a six-year tenure defined by unexceptional results.  A national search is underway to...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Improve to 14-17 Record, Fall 39-69 to UConn in Big East Quarterfinals

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Improve to 14-17 Record, Fall 39-69 to UConn in Big East Quarterfinals

By Julia Cannamela March 16, 2023

After losing in the second round of the Big East Tournament to the No. 6 University of Connecticut Huskies by 30 points March 4, the Georgetown University women’s basketball team finished off an improved,...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Celebrate Senior Night, Close Out Home Games With 73-69 Win Over Providence

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Celebrate Senior Night, Close Out Home Games With 73-69 Win Over Providence

By Julia Cannamela and Carrie McDonald February 24, 2023

Hoya fans let out a collective sigh of relief as the final buzzer sounded in McDonough Arena.  With just under six minutes remaining, the Providence College Friars (13-16, 4-14 Big East) mounted...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Trounces Salem 77-46 in Home Opener

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Trounces Salem 77-46 in Home Opener

By Jack Lonergan November 10, 2022

The Salem University Tigers proved to be no match for the Georgetown University Hoyas on Monday, Nov. 7, as the Hoyas opened their season with an emphatic 77-46 win over the Tigers. Just like last...

2018-19 BASKETBALL PREVIEW

By Sports Editor November 2, 2018

Men's Basketball Late-Game Inconsistency Haunts Hoyas in 2017-18 Campaign In Patrick Ewing's first year as the Head Coach of the men's basketball team, Georgetown finished...

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Senior forward Cynthia Petke tied her career high with 26 points agains Delaware in Fridays first round matchup of the NIT. Petke also grabbed seven rebounds and tallied five assists.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Advance to 2nd Round of NIT With Win Over Delaware

By Justin Chen March 18, 2018

The Georgetown Hoyas defeated the Delaware Blue Hens on March 16 in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, 67-57. The win pushed the Hoyas’ record to 16-15, and they advanced...

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Dominate in Regular Season Finale

By Justin Chen March 1, 2018

The Georgetown women’s basketball team blew out the Providence Friars 74-48 on Sunday night. The win in the Hoyas’ regular season finale put them at 14-14 in the regular season and 9-9 in Big East...

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Junior guard Dionna White scored 33 points in Georgetown’s win against DePaul last Friday and 27 points in Saturday’s loss to Marquette. Her efforts were enough to win Big East Player of the Week honors.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Defeats Big East Leader DePaul

By Brendan Dolan February 23, 2018

As the Hoyas embarked on their most difficult road stretch of the season, one thing became certain: The team would have to put forth its best performance against the top two seeds in the Big East to have...

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The Georgetown womens basketball team fell to 7th in the Big East with Sundays loss to St. Johns, marking

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Fall to 7th in Big East With Loss to Red Storm

By Justin Chen February 14, 2018

On Sunday, the Georgetown women’s basketball team fell to the St. John’s team with a score of 63-71, pushing the Hoyas to seventh in the Big East with four games left to go before the Big East Tournament. When...

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Senior forward Cynthia Petke notched her 11th double-double of the season against Villanova, scoring 12 points with 14 rebounds.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Suffers 2nd Loss to Villanova on the Season

By Brendan Dolan February 9, 2018

With hopes of finishing its three-game road trip undefeated, the Georgetown women’s basketball team travelled to Villanova last Saturday looking to avenge last month’s 60-58 loss at home. The Hoyas...

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Senior guard DiDi Burton currently leads the Hoyas with four assists per game. The Hoyas won their first consecutive Big East games last weekend against Butler and Xavier.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Notches 1st Consecutive Big East Victories

By Justin Chen February 2, 2018

In its two away games last weekend, the Georgetown women’s basketball team secured critical victories against Butler and Xavier. The games marked the Hoyas’ first back-to-back wins in conference...

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Senior forward Cynthia Petke tallied a career-high 26 points as well as 13 rebounds in Fridays win over Marquette.  The senior followed up the performance with a game-high 24 points against DePaul on Sunday, enough to earn her Big East Player of the Week honors.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Powers Past Marquette, Falls to DePaul

By Brendan Dolan January 23, 2018

After dropping four of five games to begin the new year and seeing its ranking plummet to eighth in the Big East, the Georgetown women’s basketball team flipped the season’s script with an 85-58...

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