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Freshman guard James Akinko led the Hoyas with 19 points and 7 assists against Illinois, following his 13 point, 7 assist performance versus Central Connecticut State.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Freshmen Shine in Defeat of Illinois

Following two nonconference matchups in Capital One Arena to open the season, the Georgetown men’s basketball team went on the road to face the University of Illinois in State Farm Center, narrowly defeating the Fighting Illini 88-80. In a tightly contested game where the lead changed hands several times, three[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

GINSBERG: Bring Men’s Basketball Back Home

“Home Sw33t Home.” The motto on this year’s We Are Georgetown shirt is intended to honor new basketball head coach and program legend Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85), who wore the number 33 during his four years on the Hilltop. However, this motto also underscores a sad irony: The Georgetown Hoyas[Read More…]

by January 23, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Junior centor Jessie Govan recorded 26 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in Georgetown's 76-60 win over Coppin State this Sunday. Govan currently leads the Big East in rebounding while ranking eighth nationally.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Govan’s Consecutive Double-Doubles Fuel Hoyas to 7-0 Start

Kicking off December, Georgetown’s men’s basketball remained undefeated, beating the Coppin State Eagles 76-60. Georgetown’s victory over Coppin State marks the team’s sixth consecutive win against a team with a sub-.200 record for the 2017-18 season. Coppin State’s (0-8) onslaught of pick-and-rolls and shots from deep made it difficult for[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Junior forward Kaleb Johnson led the Hoyas Tuesday night with a game-high 18 points, going 5-10 from the field.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Johnson Leads Hoyas to 5-0 Start

The Georgetown men’s basketball team continued its undefeated season Tuesday night, handily defeating the Maine Black Bears 76-55 at home. Five players scored in double figures for the Hoyas, including junior forward Kaleb Johnson, who posted a game-high 18 points. “I think it’s a great thing; it shows our unselfishness[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Junior center Jessie Govan was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the second straight week, after scoring 23 points against Maryland-Eastern Shore.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Dominate Hawks, Improve to 3-0

The Georgetown men’s basketball team cruised to another lopsided victory Saturday, defeating the University of Marlyand-Eastern Shore Hawks 83-57 as Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) wrapped up his first full week as head coach. Despite the large margin of victory, Ewing said he realizes that bigger challenges lie ahead for his[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Junior forward Marcus Derrickson helped lead the Hoyas to their first win of the 2017-18 season by tallying 20 points and 8 rebounds.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Score 1st Victory With New Coach Ewing

Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) won 120 basketball games during his playing days on the Hilltop, yet Sunday’s victory over the Jacksonville Dolphins marked the first win for Ewing as head coach of Georgetown’s men’s basketball. The Hoyas (1-0) defeated the Dolphins (0-2) at the Capital One Arena 73-57 in a[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top


  Dismal 2016-17 Season Capped by JTIII Firing An inconsistent season full of ups and downs eventually ended with another postseason absence for the Hoyas, as the team ended 14-18 any while losing 13 games in the Big East.  Georgetown was led by graduate student guard Rodney Pryor and senior[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Basketball Preview 2017-18, Sports

EDITORIAL: Compensate College Athletes

The status quo of compensation in college athletics is broken. The current rules banning student-athletes from being paid allow universities to exploit the unpaid efforts of its athletes. The NCAA should therefore amend its rules to allow student-athletes to not only be fairly compensated for their time dedicated to their[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Editorial
Former NFL commissioner and Georgetown Board of Directors Vice Chair Paul Tagliabue (COL ’62) discussed the process of hiring Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) as men’s basketball team head coach.

Q&A: Former NFL Commissioner on JTIII, Ewing

The university fired former men’s basketball team Head Coach John Thompson III March 23, ending his 13 years of leadership. Ten days later, the university hired Patrick Ewing (COL ’85), who helped Georgetown win the 1984 NCAA championship, following a hiring process led by Athletic Director Lee Reed and board[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Men’s Basketball Preview 2016-2017

Men’s Basketball Preview 2016-2017

  Rodney Pryor’s Long Journey to the Hilltop Now, entering his sixth season and his fourth new college, the 24-year old senior guard wants to make the most of his final collegiate season. Being the oldest on the team, Pryor has already become a leader on his new team for[Read More…]