GEORGETOWN HOYAS NEWS

Georgetown's Ayegba won't return; Bowen will

WASHINGTON (AP) Georgetown center Moses Ayegba will not return to the team next season, while guard Aaron Bowen will be back.
Via FOXSports.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive Explosion propels ‘Noles to Victory

Florida State scored 101 points en route to a victory over the Georgetown Hoyas in the second round of the NIT.
Via floridastate.scout.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown 77, West Virginia 65

D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 23 of his season-high 32 points in the second half as the host Hoyas downed their former Big East rival in the first round of the NIT. Smith-Rivera shot 7-for-10 from the field after halftime following a 2-for-7 start, sparking Georgetown (18-14) on a pair of big runs. Smith-Rivera added 11 rebounds and Markel Starks scored 14 points for the Hoyas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: NCAA goofs official tournament shirt by snubbing George Washington

George Washington got snubbed when it comes to this official NCAA Tournament shirt.As of Monday afternoon, this shirt was available for sale on the NCAA's official website, but it fails to include George Washington, the No. 9 seed in the East Region.You'll notice that the Georgetown Hoyas mistakenly had their logo placed on the back of the shirt, instead. The main problem...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown has high hopes for Big East tournament: ‘We’re going to New York to win’

Since the beginning of last month, when the Georgetown men’s basketball team began to dig itself out of a five-game losing streak, Hoyas Coach John Thompson III has spoken repeatedly about his team’s scant margin for error in order to secure an NCAA tournament berth. Winning, he said, was the only guarantee of removing all doubt whether Georgetown belongs in the field of 68....
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown beats No. 13 Creighton 75-63

In dire need of fortifying its NCAA tournament credentials with the regular season drawing to an end, the Georgetown men’s basketball team continued to make the case it belongs at least in the conversation with a 75-63 victory over 13th-ranked Creighton on Tuesday evening at Verizon Center. Fitting, too, on senior night it was Markel Starks who practically willed the Hoyas to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown struggles in 1st season of new Big East

It seemed appropriate that John Thompson III was fiddling with a stopwatch as he stood in the lobby of Georgetown's on-campus gym, speaking about a Hoyas team that has ventured far off-script. Time is running out in a season in which ''start,'' ''stop'' and ''reset'' became more than just buttons to press during a practice drill...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown hopes to overcome quick turnaround, end two-game slide

Midnight was fast approaching Thursday, and the Georgetown men’s basketball team was in no mood to dawdle in the wake of a humbling loss to Seton Hall that delivered yet another blow to the Hoyas’ fading NCAA tournament aspirations. Coach John Thompson III and guards D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera and Jabril Trawick arrived at the postgame news conference at Prudential Center with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown beats Xavier 74-52; snaps 2-game skid

Markel Starks scored 22 points and guided an efficient Georgetown offense, which shot 52 percent from the floor, as the Hoyas beat Xavier 74-52 on Saturday. Starting for the first time in more than six weeks, Jabril Trawick sparked Georgetown (16-11, 7-8 Big East) with 13 points and four assists as the Hoyas led from start to finish. Trawick had not started since breaking his jaw...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown beats Xavier 74-52; snaps 2-game skid

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Markel Starks scored 22 points and guided an efficient Georgetown offense, which shot 52 percent from the floor, as the Hoyas beat Xavier 74-52 on Saturday. Starting for the first time in more than six weeks, Jabril Trawick sparked Georgetown (16-11, 7-8 Big East) with 13 points and four assists as the Hoyas led from start to finish. Trawick had not started since...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Edwin nets 21, Seton Hall sweeps Georgetown, 82-67

Fuquan Edwin scored 21 points and Seton Hall defeated Georgetown 82-67 on Thursday night for its first sweep of the Hoyas since the 2002-03 season. Sterling Gibbs added 18 points and seven assists as the Pirates (14-12, 5-8 Big East) snapped a three-game losing streak and handed Georgetown (15-11, 6-8) its second straight loss. Eugene Teague, who was benched last game by coach Kevin...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown running out of time to make NCAA tournament push

The Georgetown men’s basketball team was in the midst of a recent revival when starting forward Nate Lubick said, “We don’t have any losses left in us.” The senior reiterated that message last week before Sunday’s game against St. John’s, when he discussed winning the final six in a row to close the regular season and give the Hoyas momentum heading into the postseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoyas win fourth straight, get to .500 in Big East with 83-71 victory

Markel Starks, the most indispensable player on the Georgetown men’s basketball team, was down on the court at Verizon Center on Monday night clutching his left knee. The silence in the building was in sharp contrast to the booming decibel level moments earlier, when the point guard sank a floater in the lane that put the Hoyas ahead to stay late in the second half of a come-from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update: Big East

1. Georgetown Hoyas A masterful class signed to play for the Hoyas, as the venerable Georgetown program is set to continue its track record of success in the “new” Big East. The four players committed early to Georgetown, so there was no drama on signing day – just a tremendous top-10 caliber class. Face up […]
Via Hoopniks
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown beats Butler 71-63

Markel Starks scored 19 points and Georgetown won its third straight game, defeating Butler 71-63 Saturday afternoon at Verizon Center. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera added 18 points and Nate Lubick had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Hoyas (14-9, 5-6 Big East), who have turned it around after a five-game losing streak. Georgetown's winning streak began with a victory over then...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

African-American History Month Day Four: Georgetown Hoyas’ John Thompson

Photo Credit: BET.com In the 80’s, college basketball fans across the country were familiar with John Thompson, former coach of Big East basketball power Georgetown University. His towering frame and ultra-serious visage made people take notice. He didn’t spend a lot of time on sideline histrionics. His determined attitude made him a de facto father figure to scores of aspiring...
Via DC Sports-Kings
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State falls to Georgetown

NEW YORK (AP) -- Markel Starks scored 16 points and Georgetown ended a five-game losing streak with a 64-60 victory over short-handed and seventh-ranked Michigan State on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Jabril Trawick came up with two big plays late for the Hoyas (12-9) in the late-season nonconference game that was part of the New York area's celebration of Sunday's Super...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoyas' Moses Ayegba banned 1 game

Georgetown senior center Moses Ayegba will miss the Hoyas' game against Villanova, the result of a one-game suspension handed down by the NCAA just hours before Monday evening's tip-off. The suspension "stems from his pre-enrollment reconciliation," Georgetown athletic director Lee Reed said in a statement. In 2010, the NCAA suspended Ayegba nine games for accepting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown falls to No. 9 Villanova 65-60

Before tipoff, Georgetown coach John Thompson III gained a player and lost a player. The last thing he needed was a huge free throw discrepancy against a top 10 team. The short-handed Hoyas lost their fifth straight Monday night, falling 65-60 to No. 9 Villanova in a game of starts and stops. There were 34 turnovers, 39 fouls and 41 field goals, but the most notable stat came at...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Trawick back for Georgetown after missing 5 games

Jabril Trawick is back for Georgetown after missing five games with a broken jaw. The Hoyas said the junior guard was cleared to play Monday and would suit up for that night's game against No. 9 Villanova. However, the Hoyas had to face the Wildcats without senior center Moses Ayegba, who was serving a one-game NCAA suspension. Trawick had started all 14 games and was averaging...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA bans Hoyas’ Ayegba for Villanova game

Georgetown senior center Moses Ayegba will miss the Hoyas' game against Villanova, the result of a one-game suspension handed down by the NCAA just hours before Monday evening's tip-off.
Via Philly Sports Live
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown center Smith ineligible, out for season

Georgetown starting center Joshua Smith is academically ineligible and will miss the remainder of the season. Coach John Thompson III made the announcement on Friday. Smith was third in scoring at 11.5 points for the Hoyas (11-7, 3-3 Big East), despite missing five games because of grades. He shot 65 percent from the field in his first season after transferring from UCLA. The 6...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgetown Hoyas give out fake tattoo sleeves for basketball game

Georgetown has gotten pretty creative with its basketball giveaway. The Hoyas will be handing out fake tattoo sleeves before tonight's game.
Via Gamedayr
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Trawick out indefinitely with broken jaw

Georgetown forward Jabril Trawick is out indefinitely after he broke his jaw in a loss at Providence on Wednesday. Trawick has started all 14 games for the Hoyas and is averaging 7.1 points, 2.5 rebounds with 1.6 assists. He was averaging 8.5 points in the four games before his injury. ''It's a tough blow for our team because of the presence that Jabril provides for...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgetown Has Special Jordan Brand Kicks For Tomorrow’s Game vs. St. John’s

Tomorrow night at the Verizon Center, the Georgetown Hoyas will take on the St. John’s Red Storm for the 100th time in school history as they look to remain undefeated in Big East play. The matchup is also Georgetown’s ‘Men Against Breast Cancer’ game, so the team will be rocking special Jordan brand sneakers: These are the special @Jumpman23 shoes we are wearing tomorrow...
Via College Spun
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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