Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Who Should Georgetowns Next Basketball Coach Be?

Who Should Georgetown’s Next Basketball Coach Be?

By Alessandra Puccio and Alessandra Puccio April 3, 2017

Many Georgetown students and alumni have been waiting in high anticipation as the school searches for a new men’s basketball coach to replace the recently fired, John Thompson III. Names including Shaka...

1,400 Sign Petition Calling for Thompson Firing

By Jeff Cirillo and Hannah Urtz March 3, 2017

More than 1,400 students and alumni have signed a petition to dismiss the head coach of Georgetown’s men’s basketball team John Thompson III as of Wednesday evening. The petition, launched Feb....

FEATURE: Thompson Athletic Center Dedicated

FEATURE: Thompson Athletic Center Dedicated

By Paolo B. Santamaria October 7, 2016

Two years after breaking ground on the $62-million Thompson Athletic Center, the Georgetown community gathered to dedicate the campus’ new five-floor athletic facility. The facility serves as a marked...


Men’s Basketball | White to Transfer Out of Program

By Paolo B. Santamaria August 18, 2016

After missing all but seven of the 33 games in the 2015-16 basketball season, junior forward Paul White will transfer, per a press release Thursday. In those seven games, White averaged just 9.6 minutes...

Basketball | Hoyas to Square Off Against Ducks in Non-Conference Tournament

By Aidan Curran July 26, 2016

The Georgetown men’s basketball team is one step closer to beginning its 2016-17 season, with the brackets for the 33rd Maui Jim Maui Invitational announced Tuesday morning. The Hoyas are slated to face...

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...

Senior guard and co-captain D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera finished his senior season with a team-high 16.2 points per game, 4.5 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per game.

Commentary | Hoyas’ High Expectations Flounder

By Paolo B. Santamaria March 18, 2016

Voices echoed down hallways and balls bounced in the background in McDonough Arena. It was Media Day in October, and the outlook for the Georgetown men’s basketball season was strong. “As many...

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas End Big East Tournament Run With 81-67 Loss to Wildcats

By Paolo B. Santamaria March 11, 2016

Georgetown’s season is likely over, but it didn't end without a good fight. The men’s basketball team (15-18, 8-12 Big East) fought until the final horn against the No. 3 Villanova (28-4, 17-2 Big...

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Advance to Quarterfinals of Big East Tournament

By Paolo B. Santamaria March 10, 2016

Losing six games in a row was all the Georgetown men’s basketball team (15-17, 8-11 Big East) could take before its defense and offense finally came back to life against DePaul (9-23, 3-16 Big East)...

Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes emerged as a starter this season, averaging 8.5 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Host Bulldogs on Senior Day

By Paolo B. Santamaria February 26, 2016

This season’s Senior Day for the men’s basketball team (14-14, 7-8 Big East) will be a far cry from the Senior Day of last season — both in terms of where the team is this year and in terms of...

Senior guard and co-captain DVauntes Smith-Rivera leads Georgetown in scoring with 16.3 points per game.

Commentary | GU’s Talent Falls Short in 2015-16

By Paolo B. Santamaria February 23, 2016

By now, everyone has taken off the rose-colored glasses. Fans and pundits alike see the Georgetown men’s basketball team’s (14-14, 7-8 Big East) season for what it truly is — or perhaps more...

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Drop to .500 After Loss to Musketeers

By Aidan Curran February 22, 2016

Though the Georgetown men’s basketball team (14-14, 7-8 Big East) trailed by just two points at halftime in Saturday’s home game against No. 8 Xavier (24-3, 12-3 Big East), Xavier outscored Georgetown...

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