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Georgetown Basketball: Forward L.J. Peak impresses with Team USA

Back in June, Georgetown forward L.J. Peak was selected for the 2015 USA Basketball U-19 World Championship Team. Peak had an impressive first year with the Georgetown basketball program, and after five days of tryouts in Colorado Springs, he was chosen to bring his talents to Team USA. The USA team was smooth sailing through the tournament until the semifinals, when it barely won...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: Former Hoya Greg Whittington impresses in summer league

Alongside Otto Porter Jr., forward Greg Whittington was one of the standouts in the Georgetown basketball program during the Hoyas’ 2012-2013 season. Averaging 35.2 MPG, 12.1 PPG, and 7.0 RPG, Whittington was a reliable big man who dominated the competition. He only played in 13 games due to academic issues, but he clearly made the most of his time on the court. Unfortunately,...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Whittington Receives Partially Guaranteed Offers

Undrafted forward Greg Whittington is scanning three partially guaranteed deals out of the Miami Heat's summer league team, league sources told RealGM. Out of Georgetown, Whittington went undselected in June's NBA Draft, but has gained traction through summer league with the Heat in Orlando and Las Vegas. Whittington is averaging 15.7 points per game so far in the Vegas summer league.
Via RealGM
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: PF Marcus Derrickson rounds out freshman class

Over the past few years, the Georgetown basketball program has gained a plethora of high profile recruits hailing from the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area. With the addition of PF Marcus Derrickson to the Hoyas’ 2015-2016 roster, Head Coach John Thompson III’s tendency to favor the DMV continues. The 6’7”, 250-pound forward and Maryland native began his career at Paul VI...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: Alum Jabril Trawick enters NBA Summer League

The “scariest player in college hoops” may become the scariest player in the NBA. After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft, Georgetown Basketball alum Jabril Trawick will play in the NBA Summer League, specifically on the Orlando Magic Blue team. The 6’5”, 220-pound SG averaged 9.1 PPG for the Hoyas in his senior season. He played the second-most number of minutes with...
Via isportsweb.com
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: Center Joshua Smith hopeful for 2015 NBA draft

With the NBA draft right around the corner, former Georgetown basketball center Joshua Smith has garnered interest from at least three NBA teams. After splitting his athletic career with the UCLA Bruins his freshman and sophomore years and the Hoyas his junior and senior seasons, Smith’s size and ability in the paint makes him a very desirable prospect. The 6’10”, 350-pound...
Via isportsweb.com
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: Center Jessie Govan reminiscent of past Hoya greats

Patrick Ewing, Dikembe Mutombo, Roy Hibbert; all Georgetown University and NBA success stories, and all big men who dominated in their position on both the offensive and defensive end of the court with Georgetown basketball. With a history of success accompanied by the presence of strong defense and dominance in the paint, Georgetown has consistently shown how crucial the center...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lifelong Georgetown fan is school’s first 2017 commit

Many of you have probably never heard of a young man named Tyler Foster. He is a 6-foot-5 shooting guard who plays for the Gilman School in Baltimore, and his favorite team is the Georgetown Hoyas. Foster loves them so much that he committed to the program yesterday, as was reported by Matt Bracken of the Baltimore Sun. It should also be mentioned that Foster has yet to even begin...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown unveils winning court design

The Georgetown Hoyas used social media to have fans enter a design contest that would determine the new look for the team’s basketball court during the upcoming season. There were plenty of submissions — and even some great troll jobs by Syracuse fans — but the Hoyas finally settled on one. Georgetown announced the winning design on Tuesday afternoon. Here is the winner of...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Unveil New Court Design Voted on by Fans

The Georgetown Hoyas athletics have announced the winning home-court design for the upcoming 2015-16 season from their fan contest. The winning submission was by Kevin Rieffel (C’06) from Philadelphia, Pa — a former member of Georgetown’s swimming and diving team. “We received many great submissions for the contest and were really overwhelmed by the response from our fans...
Via KCM Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: Georgetown Reveals Winning Court Design Contest Submission

Georgetown looked to the Hoya fan base for a new basketball court design, and 150 submissions later, they have chosen a winner. Submitted by former Georgetown swimming & diving team member Kevin Rieffel, here is the court that the Hoyas will be playing on at the Verizon Center this season. Here is the winner of the @GeorgetownHoops Court Design Contest! Design by @KRieffel...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Georgetown mascot Jack the Bulldog, Sr. dies at 12

It is with a heavy heart that Campus Sports must announce the incredibly sad passing of former Georgetown Hoyas mascot Jack the Bulldog, Sr. The lovable canine’s death was reported by the official Jack the Bulldog Twitter page, where fans can receive updates on their team’s mascot. Jack Sr. was 12 years old. Sad to share that former #Hoyas mascot Jack the Bulldog Sr. (2003-2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

L.J. Peak selected to 2015 USA Basketball U-19 training camp roster

The young pups were a pleasant surprise for Georgetown fans last season, and L.J. Peak was one of the freshmen who shined brightestPeak was among a group of 21 players who accepted invitations to participate in the 2015 USA Basketball Men's U-19 World Championship Team training camp. The camp will take place for two weeks in the middle of June.If selected, Peak's Team USA experience...
Via Fox Sports
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior profile: Aaron Bowen

Aaron Bowen arrived at the Hilltop five years ago, and to put it lightly, he wasn't quite as heralded as other members of his freshmen class.Nate Lubick and Markel Starks were both top 50 recruits, and often times, Bowen was overshadowed not just by the Hoya roster, but by his own class. In the end, Bowen had an up and down career for the Hoyas. Casual Hoya took a look at his entire...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Trailer released for Allen Iverson documentary

A documentary surrounding former Georgetown Hoyas and Philadelphia 76ers star Allen Iverson is coming to Showtime and the trailer is must-see. The documentary, title “IVERSON,” is set to give “an inside look at both the triumphs and struggles of NBA icon and all-time great shooting guard Allen Iverson.” IVERSON is set to premiere Saturday, May 16 on Showtime. You can check...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Georgetown And Maryland Will Rekindle Their Basketball Rivalry In The Big East – Big Ten Challenge

The Georgetown Hoyas and Maryland Terrapins have not played in men’s basketball since 2008, when the two teams met in the Old Spice Classic in Orlando. There were talks of renewing the rivalry as recently as 2012, but as ESPN’s Andy Katz wrote then, things broke down when things became public. Anderson’s original comment to The Washington Post was that “if we’re going...
Via College Spun
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera returning to Georgetown

Just one week after declaring himself eligible, Georgetown Hoyas guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera has reversed his course. According to Brian Snow of Scout.com, the junior has chosen to return to school for his senior season. http://t.co/44iBhXrJ1P has learned that D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera will return to Georgetown after initially declaring for the draft — Brian Snow (@BSnowScout...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 31, 2015  |  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
March 31, 2015  |  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
March 31, 2015  |  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
March 20, 2015  |  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
March 19, 2015  |  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
March 15, 2015  |  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
March 13, 2015  |  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
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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