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Georgetown Gears Up for Ohio in NCAA Opener

After Georgetown ousted Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament, Orange Head Coach Jim Boeheim said he couldn’t wait to play in the NCAA tournament against an opponent that has not seen the Syracuse zone defense this season. The third-seeded Hoyas should also benefit from a new opponent[Read More…]

by March 16, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized
Butler Provides Dagger in Hoyas’ Heartbreaker at Big East Finals

Butler Provides Dagger in Hoyas’ Heartbreaker at Big East Finals

NEW YORK – With the Big East tournament title hanging in the balance, another contest arose that would decide the league’s champion. Georgetown’s Chris Wright and West Virginia’s Da’Sean Butler were competing for Most Valuable Player of the tournament, and whoever could make the final play would take home all[Read More…]

by March 14, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Draw Three Seed, Headed to Providence

A day after its run through the Big East tournament ended in a last-second title game loss, Georgetown was awarded a three seed in the Midwest Regional for the NCAA tournament. Sitting with a crowd of fans in O’Donovan Hall, the Hoyas learned that they will play Ohio on Thursday[Read More…]

by March 14, 2010 0 comments Sports
Hoyas’ Big East Success Harkens Back to 2008

Hoyas’ Big East Success Harkens Back to 2008

NEW YORK – There are only two players remaining from the Hoyas’ 2008 run to the Big East tournament championship, but the similarities between the two teams have been unmistakable at Madison Square Garden. The 2010 version has now knocked off three teams that beat them during the regular season[Read More…]

by March 12, 2010 0 comments Sports
Efficient Hoyas Upend Orange to Advance to Semis

Efficient Hoyas Upend Orange to Advance to Semis

NEW YORK – In a roller coaster season of lofty peaks and deflating valleys, Georgetown recorded perhaps its best win of the year Thursday afternoon in the Big East Tournament. Behind junior point guard Chris Wright’s 27 points, the eighth-seeded Hoyas (22-9) beat the top-seeded Orange (28-4) 91-84 in the[Read More…]

by March 11, 2010 0 comments Sports
Hoyas Need Consistency Against Orange

Hoyas Need Consistency Against Orange

NEW YORK – Georgetown was as different as night and day at times in its two losses to rival Syracuse this year. Cut out the opening three minutes of the first game and the final 12 of the second contest, and the Orange outscored the Hoyas by 54 points. The[Read More…]

by March 10, 2010 0 comments Sports

Win Secures First Round Bye for Hoyas

After beating a string of illnesses, the Hoyas had no trouble on the basketball court in their regular season finale. Back at full strength, No. 19 Georgetown (20-9, 10-8 Big East) secured a first-round bye in the Big East tournament with a convincing 74-47 win over Cincinnati (16-14, 7-11). Junior[Read More…]

by March 6, 2010 0 comments Sports
Feeling Better, Freeman Begins to Cope With Diabetes

Feeling Better, Freeman Begins to Cope With Diabetes

Georgetown’s leading scorer Austin Freeman spoke with the media Thursday afternoon to discuss his diagnosis of diabetes. “To hear that, it was tough at first, but I know that I can deal with something like this,” Freeman said. “It’s something I have to deal with, and I’ll be able to[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

Butler Ends Home Career at GU’s Expense

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – Just a sophomore in 2008, forward Da’Sean Butler thought he had upset the Hoyas with a buzzer beater the last time Georgetown visited the WVU Coliseum. The Hoyas had surmounted a 10-point deficit and Jessie Sapp (COL ’09) hit a three-pointer to push the road team[Read More…]

by March 1, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

With Freeman Ailing, Inconsistent Hoyas Falter

Notre Dame’s Mike Brey had little sympathy for Georgetown with leading-scorer Austin Freeman battling a stomach virus. The Irish coach was without his top scorer and rebounder Luke Harangody for the fourth game in a row but notched his second-straight win over a top-15 opponent as Notre Dame upended No.[Read More…]

by February 27, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized