Post Tagged with: "Women’s Basketball"

GU Storms Through Trap Games as UConn Looms

Tuesday morning, with a night game set against Villanova, the Georgetown women’s basketball team (24-4, 12-2 Big East) woke up to a new school-record ranking, reaching the No. 11 spot in the ESPN/USA Today coaches’ poll. The Hoyas have also achieved an RPI rank between 10 and 12 in three[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Sports

With No. 3 Irish Next, GU Downs USF

A will to win. That’s how Head Coach Terri Williams-Flournoy had described her team’s spirit a few weeks ago, after a win over St. John’s. “We’re always going to find a way to win,” Williams-Flournoy said. “The way we play defense, we’re always going to stay in the game.” After[Read More…]

by February 18, 2010 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized

Hoyas Continue Big East Push

St. John’s Head Coach Kim Barnes Arico kneeled on the sideline and called out a play to her point guard. “Georgetown!” Barnes yelled. “Georgetown! Georgetown!” screamed the guard as she approached halfcourt. Immediately, two Hoya defenders stepped forward to trap her, forcing a long pass to another guard in the[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

After 16 Straight Wins, GU’s Streak Ends in Milwaukee

As the Georgetown women’s basketball team entered Wednesday night’s matchup, they had achieved yet another feat of greatness for the first time in program history. The Hoyas were voted to the No. 15 and No. 17 spots in the ESPN/USA Today Poll and AP Poll, respectively. It was the first-ever[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Lady Hoyas Overcome Controversy, Continue Climb With 16th Straight Win

The Hoyas have won 16 straight games since just before Thanksgiving, setting a new school record.Yet that winning trend comes with a caveat: The Hoyas win, but they tend to make things interesting.   For the third time in four games, Georgetown (17-2, 6-0) let a large, double-digit lead dwindle[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Win 15th Straight at Cincinnati

Monica McNutt will tell you that there was something a little different about the basketballs that Cincinnati was using. During the Hoyas’ 60-56 win over the Bearcats on Wednesday, McNutt was on fire, shooting 9-of-15 from the floor, including 8-of-12 from beyond the arc. “It was something about those [basketballs],”[Read More…]

by January 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Pregame Fight Results in Two Suspensions

Georgetown announced on Wednesday night the suspension of two players following a pregame altercation between the Georgetown and Louisville women’s basketball teams on Saturday. Georgetown came out on the right end of a 60-56 contest, in which there were 52 fouls. The incident that occurred more than an hour before[Read More…]

by January 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Withstand Late Run to Topple Cardinals

On Tuesday night, the Georgetown women’s basketball team attained its 500th victory in program history. The Hoyas were riding high on a 13-game winning streak and had attained their highest national ranking in school history. Georgetown was on cloud nine.   But in the Big East, the winds can change[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

After Scalding Start, Lady Hoyas Enter National Picture

Typical Georgetown vs. Syracuse. Typical high emotions. Typical drama. Not such a typical ending.   The Georgetown women’s basketball team traveled into Northern New York last Saturday, riding high on a 10-game winning streak and having not lost a game since mid November. Over 1,100 people filed into the stands,[Read More…]

by January 7, 2010 0 comments Sports

Brunson Leads Defensive-Minded Hoyas to Victory

Coming off one of its poorest shooting performances this season in a loss at Virginia Tech, the Georgetown women’s basketball team regained its rhythm and won in dominant fashion at Pittsburgh, 76-56. Fresh from garnering her third Big East Rookie of the Week award this season, freshman forward Rebekkah Brunson[Read More…]

by January 26, 2001 0 comments Sports