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Georgetown Welcomed Chris Mullin Back To St. John’s With A Cool Throwback Picture

St. John’s made the hire of alum Chris Mullin as head basketball coach official minutes ago. The former Red Storm and NBA star is taking over the reins for Steve Lavin and has already hired Iowa State assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih to be a part of his staff. When Mullin suited up for St. John’s during the 1980s, the program’s top rivals were Syracuse and Georgetown. The three...
Via College Spun
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown junior Smith-Rivera declares for NBA draft

WASHINGTON -- Georgetown guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is skipping his senior year and will submit his name for the NBA draft. Coach John Thompson III announced Smith-Rivera's decision Tuesday via a press release. The school said Smith-Rivera plans to sign with an agent. As a junior, Smith-Rivera led Georgetown in scoring average at 16.3 points and assists at 3.2 per game and was...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown junior D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera enters NBA draft

WASHINGTON (AP) Georgetown guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is skipping his senior year and will submit his name for the NBA draft. Coach John Thompson III announced Smith-Rivera's decision Tuesday via a press release. The school said Smith-Rivera plans to sign with an agent. As a junior, Smith-Rivera led Georgetown in scoring average at 16.3 points and assists at 3.2 per game and was...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera Leaving Georgetown For NBA Draft

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera has declared for the 2015 NBA Draft. Smith-Rivera is not in ESPN's Top 100 list of players for the draft. Smith-Rivera was a First-Team All-Big East selection in 2015 in his junior season at Georgetown.
Via RealGM
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown avoids another upset, beats E. Washington 84-74

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 25 points, Mikael Hopkins had 10 points and nine rebounds, and fourth-seeded Georgetown avoided another NCAA Tournament upset by beating No. 13 seed Eastern Washington 84-74 on Thursday night.
Via Philly Sports Live
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 4 Georgetown avoids another upset, beats No. 13 E. Washington

  All the talk that the Hoyas couldn't handle underdogs can hush. Georgetown finally showed it can be a bully in March again. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 25 points, Mikael Hopkins had 10 points and nine rebounds, and fourth-seeded Georgetown avoided another NCAA Tournament upset by beating No. 13 seed Eastern Washington 84-74 on Thursday night. The Hoyas (22-10) had lost four...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown avoids another upset, beats E. Washington 84-74

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 25 points, Mikael Hopkins had 10 points and nine rebounds, and fourth-seeded Georgetown avoided another NCAA Tournament upset by beating No. 13 seed Eastern Washington 84-74 on Thursday night. The Hoyas (22-10) had lost four of their last five tournament games - all to teams seeded 10th or worse - and fell behind by seven in the...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Georgetown's Joshua Smith With the Fat Guy Dunk of the Day

Normally the No. 4 seed does not sweat the first round too much. It is pretty rare that the No. 4 is beaten by the No. 13. However, with two No. 14's all ready pulling out wins against their No. 3 seeds Thursday teams are on alert. Eastern Washington (No. 13) is certainly giving Georgetown (No. 4) a run for it's money so far. With two minutes to go in the first half the Hoyas hold...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown a No. 4 seed in South, plays Eastern Washington

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Georgetown has earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA South Region and will open play against No. 13 seed Eastern Washington. The teams meet Thursday in Portland. The Hoyas (21-10) were ranked No. 23 in the Top 25 and reached the semifinals of the Big East Tournament before falling to Xavier on Saturday. Georgetown is led by D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera, who is averaging...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Georgetown Hoyas coach John Thompson has surgery

WASHINGTON -- Former Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr. had intestinal surgery less than two weeks ago, and the school says he is recovering "beautifully." Georgetown said in a statement Sunday the 74-year-old Hall of Famer who led the Hoyas to the 1984 national title had corrective surgery for a benign twisted intestine. The school adds that Thompson is "unfortunately unable to...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier looks to be Georgetown three times in one season

Georgetown hasn't lost three games to one opponent in a single season in 10 years, and Xavier may have to stop D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera to end that run. A day after almost single-handedly putting the NO. 23 Hoyas in the Big East semifinals, Smith-Rivera looks to lead them to their first conference title game in five years Friday night against the Musketeers at Madison Square Garden...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier-Georgetown Preview

Georgetown hasn't lost three games to one opponent in a single season in 10 years, and Xavier may have to stop D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera to end that run. A day after almost single-handedly putting the NO. 23 Hoyas in the Big East semifinals, Smith-Rivera looks to lead them to their first conference title game in five years Friday night against the Musketeers at Madison Square Garden...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith-Rivera leads No. 23 G'town past Creighton in Big East tourney

NEW YORK -- D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 25 points, including 12 of Georgetown's final 14 of the game, and the 23rd-ranked Hoyas beat Creighton 60-55 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. The junior guard and first-team all-conference selection took over in the last 5 minutes when the second-seeded Hoyas finally took the lead...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 23 Georgetown advances in Big East with 60-55 win

NEW YORK (AP) D'Vauntes Smith Rivera scored 25 points, including 12 of Georgetown's final 14 of the game, and the 23rd-ranked Hoyas beat Creighton 60-55 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. The junior guard and first-team all-conference selection took over in the last 5 minutes when the second-seeded Hoyas finally took the lead...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton-Georgetown Preview

Although the absence of D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera didn't slow Georgetown in its regular-season finale, the Hoyas need their top scorer for a deep run in the Big East tournament. Smith-Rivera will try to keep No. 23 Georgetown rolling with another impressive shooting performance against 10th-seeded Creighton on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. Georgetown (20-9, 12-6) is back...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Georgetown Senior Tyler Adams Makes Coolest Dunk of the Season With Seton Hall's Help

Tyler Adams had a lot of promise coming in to Georgetown, but four games in to his career with the Hoyas he had to stop playing. A heart condition put an early end to his time on the court. He remained on the team as a student-coach of sorts, but playing always had to be in the back of his mind. Saturday, after the team secured a waiver from the NCAA, he was able to do just that...
Via FatManWriting
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown senior starts, scores after heart condition ended career

WASHINGTON -- Tyler Adams's return to the court lasted 15 seconds. That's more than the Georgetown center expected after a heart ailment stopped his basketball career more than three years ago. The senior started in his final home game Saturday when Georgetown hosted Seton Hall. Georgetown coach John Thompson III surprised Adams on Thursday put letting him know he would start on...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoyas' senior scores after heart condition ended career

WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Adams's return to the court lasted 15 seconds. That's more than the Georgetown center expected after a heart ailment stopped his basketball career more than three years ago. The senior started in his final home game Saturday when Georgetown hosted Seton Hall. Georgetown coach John Thompson III surprised Adams on Thursday put letting him know he would start...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoyas Close Out Regular Season at Verizon Center Before Embarking on Big East Tournament

View image | gettyimages.com On Tuesday, Georgetown picked up their most impressive victory since defeating Villanova on January 19th. The Hoyas went into Hinkle Fieldhouse and defeated the No. 21 ranked Butler Bulldogs 60-54. Georgetown swept the season series with the Bulldogs, also beating them 61-59 in January. D’Vaunted Smith-Rivera had 16 points in his hometown and made...
Via KCM Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight things only Hoya fans would understand

  1. "Hoya Saxa" The official cheer and college yell of the Georgetown Hoyas at sporting events, with one group of fans starting the volley yelling "Hoya!" and another group returning a "Saxa! 2. Jack the Bulldog The official mascot of the Hoyas. The first Jack was brought to campus in the early 60's, and has been a staple at athletic events ever since. Jack has been known to...
Via Fox Sports
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Holds on to Top DePaul 68-63

  View image | gettyimages.com Georgetown has regain control of its season, edging out DePaul 68-63 for their third straight win. Four Hoyas scored in double figures, including D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, who had a game-high 19 points. Smith-Rivera made three of Georgetown’s four three pointers. Joshua Smith added 15 points and a game-high 11 rebounds for his sixth double...
Via KCM Sports
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Balanced Georgetown defeats St. John's 79-57

WASHINGTON (AP) Isaac Copeland scored 12 points and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds to lead a balanced Georgetown - in which all five starters reached double figures - past St. John's 79-57 on Tuesday night. The Hoyas (17-8, 9-5 Big East) nailed their first seven 3-point shots of the second half, boosting a 10-point halftime lead to 66-50 with 6:42 left to play, ending a St. John...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Pulls Away from Seton Hall 86-67

Searching for a spark after losing three of four, Georgetown head coach John Thompson III tinkered with the starting lineup. Freshman Isaac Copeland started in the place of Mikael Hopkins. The result was Copeland scoring 20 points, hitting three three pointers in the process. He added eight rebounds to help Georgetown roll past Seton Hall 86-77. The Hoyas got off to a great start...
Via KCM Sports
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Villanova Wildcats: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Georgetown Hoyas vs. Villanova Wildcats.
Via Gamedayr
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Hoyas women’s basketball to host ‘Hail to the Kale Night’ (pic)

When the Georgetown Hoyas women’s basketball team takes the court against Xavier on Feb. 13 at McDonough Arena, some very lucky fans — in a word — will be the benefactors of one of the strangest — albeit most nutritious — in-game giveaways in recent memory. According to a release from the school, the first...Read More The post Georgetown Hoyas women’s basketball to host...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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