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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Second-Half Surge Secures Victory

Twenty minutes into the Georgetown-Lipscomb game, it seemed nothing would go the Hoyas’ way. Just hours after men’s basketball Head Coach John Thompson III announced junior forward Greg Whittington had been dismissed from the team, the Hoyas desperately clung on to a 27-26 halftime lead over the Bisons. Then the[Read More…]

by November 30, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Grab Two Victories in Puerto Rico

Just one day after losing in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, Georgetown (3-2) rebounded to dismantle Kansas State (3-3) 90-63 and sneak out an 84-80 win over No. 10 Virginia Commonwealth (4-2) to close out the tournament on a strong note. The Hoyas started out the weekend[Read More…]

by November 24, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Grab Two Victories in Puerto Rico

Just one day after losing in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, Georgetown (3-2) rebounded to dismantle Kansas State (3-3) 90-63 and sneak out an 84-80 win over No. 10 Virginia Commonwealth (4-2) to close out the tournament on a strong note. The Hoyas started out the weekend[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Stiff Competition Awaits Hoyas in Puerto Rico

Less than two weeks removed from a tough loss to then-No. 19 Oregon in South Korea, Georgetown will travel to the sunny Caribbean to compete in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The field features Charlotte, Florida State, Kansas State, Long Beach State, No. 7 Michigan, Northeastern and No. 18 Virginia Commonwealth.[Read More…]

by November 19, 2013 0 comments Sports
Storybook Season Ends Prematurely

Storybook Season Ends Prematurely

Entering the season unranked, Georgetown exceeded expectations by winning a share of the Big East title and earning a No. 2 seed in the Big Dance. But a first-round loss to 15th-seeded FGCU further cemented the Hoyas’pattern of early exits. After losing stars Jason Clark, Henry Sims and Hollis Thompson to graduation and hopes[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Sports
Big East Finds New Home

Big East Finds New Home

The new basketball conference needed a TV partner. Fox Sports 1 needed programming. A perfect match? When longtime Big East mainstays such as West Virginia, Syracuse and Pittsburgh bolted for more financially stable conferences driven by bigger football markets, it was clear that the conference’s days were numbered. At least[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Sports

Midnight Madness Rebranded

With all the change in the landscape of college sports, it may seem trivial that Georgetown has announced that Midnight Madness — traditionally the first official practice of the season for men’s and women’s basketball — will now be called Basketball Tip Off. But sometimes, even a cosmetic adjustment can[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Sports

An Ode to Tuscany

Another one down. Last week marked the final hurrah of Tuscany Cafe, the oft-visited, seldom-remembered greasy pizza “restaurant” on Prospect Street that served a generation of drunk Georgetown students looking for a late-night fix. Tuscany has now joined Saloon, Thirds and The Guards as yet another fallen Georgetown landmark. Naturally, panic,[Read More…]

by June 7, 2013 0 comments Opinion

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Huskies Waiting to Pounce

As hard as it may be, it is already time to move on. The last time Georgetown beat Syracuse at the Carrier Dome — Feb. 9, 2011 — the Hoyasdropped their next road contest to eventual national champions Connecticut one week later. The Blue and Gray are hoping that history does[Read More…]

by February 26, 2013 0 comments Sports
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Targets Road Battle to End Cincy Skid

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Targets Road Battle to End Cincy Skid

Nothing frustrates Vegas oddsmakers more than a battle of streaks. Coming off a resounding 63-55 victory over Marquette, No. 15 Georgetown (18-4, 8-3 Big East) has now won six in a row, but the team has also dropped four straight across three years to Friday night’s opponent, Cincinnati. The Bearcats (19-6, 7-5 Big East)[Read More…]

by February 16, 2013 0 comments Sports