GEORGETOWN HOYAS NEWS

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
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown fends off DePaul from the line, 68-63

WASHINGTON (AP) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 19 points and Georgetown held off DePaul from the free throw line for a 68-63 victory Saturday night. The victory keeps the Hoyas (18-8) in second place in the Big East at 10-5, a half-game ahead of Providence, which plays conference leader Villanova Tuesday. No. 19 Butler fell out of a second-place tie after falling to Xavier, 73-56...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Every Georgetown starter scores in double figures in win over St. John's

  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's three...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirate Blues: Georgetown Crushes Seton Hall 86-67

Issac Copeland Had 20 Points for Georgetown/ap.orgby Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigestNewark N.J.----Things are not peachy keen in South Orange, N.J. as the Seton Hall Pirates dropped their third straight Big East game against the Georgetown Hoyas, 86-67 Tuesday night in Newark. A season that looked so promising a month ago has turned 180 degrees and the team seems to be splintering with...
Via College Hoops Digest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaac Copeland scores 20, helps Georgetown beat Seton Hall

  D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera got some unexpected help from freshman Isaac Copeland and it was more than enough to get Georgetown back on track and extend Seton Hall's recent woes. Smith-Rivera scored 23 points, Copeland had a career-high 20 in his second start and Georgetown defeated Seton Hall 86-67 on Tuesday night after blowing an early 20-point lead. "Isaac today played like a man...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Copeland, Smith-Rivera help Georgetown beat Seton Hall 86-67

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Senior D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 23 points, freshman Isaac Copeland had a career-high 20 and Georgetown defeated Seton Hall 86-67 on Tuesday night after blowing an early 20-point lead. Jabril Trawick added 12 points as the Hoyas (16-8, 8-5 Big East) snapped a two-game losing streak and won for the second time in five games. It was a skid that knocked them out...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown Hoyas vs. Villanova Wildcats: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Georgetown Hoyas vs. Villanova Wildcats.
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown-Villanova Preview

Only one team has made Villanova look bad, making Saturday's visit from Georgetown a particularly intriguing chapter to one of the Big East's best rivalries. No opponent has defeated the seventh-ranked Wildcats in regulation other than the No. 24 Hoyas, who did so handily just a few weeks ago before the teams went in much different directions. All of Villanova's Big East games have...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Providence-Georgetown Preview

Following a difficult home loss, Georgetown bounced back on the road behind one of the best defensive performances in the nation this season. The 24th-ranked Hoyas will look to carry that momentum into Wednesday night's tilt against a Providence team that up-ended them a few weeks ago. Georgetown (15-6, 7-3) had won four straight from Jan. 13-24, including a dominant 20-point victory...
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23 days ago  |  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...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgetown Giving Students T-Shirts Featuring Mascot Jack The Bulldog For Wednesday’s Game

Jack the Bulldog is the adorable mascot of the Georgetown Hoyas, and the university’s athletic department is honoring the pup with a t-shirt giveaway featuring his likeness. The first 500 students at Wednesday night’s home game against Providence will receive shirts as part of the “Jack Pack” promotion. Here’s a look at the design: Students: Remember to arrive to the 2...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith-Rivera leads No. 21 Hoyas past cold-shooting Creighton

  D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 24 points and No. 21 Georgetown held Creighton without a field goal for more than 17 minutes in a 67-40 victory Saturday. The Hoyas (15-6, 7-3 Big East) bounced back from a 13-point home loss against Xavier with a dominating performance against the conference's last-place team. Smith-Rivera had 12 points during a 31-3 run spanning the halves, with...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoyas Top Men's Basketball as Jays Honor 3,000,000th Fan

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 24 points and No. 21 Georgetown held Creighton without a field goal for more than 17 minutes in a 67-40 victory Saturday.
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
27 days ago

Smith-Rivera leads No. 21 Hoyas past cold Creighton 67-40

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 24 points and No. 21 Georgetown held Creighton without a field goal for more than 17 minutes in a 67-40 victory Saturday. The Hoyas (15-6, 7-3 Big East) bounced back from a 13-point home loss against Xavier with a dominating performance against the conference's last-place team. Smith-Rivera had 12 points during a 31-3 run spanning the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown-Creighton Preview

While the manner in which Georgetown's winning streak ended was difficult for coach John Thompson to explain, the end of Creighton's historic losing streak provided temporary relief for its players. The 21st-ranked Hoyas will try to bounce back by winning its third in a row on the road Saturday against the last-place Bluejays, who hope to build on their first victory in 10 games...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ghanaian football star turns down big MLS contract to pursue degree

If you were offered a lucrative contract to play professional soccer, many would immediately sign on the dotted line. But that was not the case for one student-athlete at Georgetown University.He turned down a contract with Major League Soccer opting instead for a college degree.Joshua Yaro is a 19-year-old central defender for the Hoyaswho was pegged by many as the No. 1 pick in...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgetown Is Wearing Special Uniforms Against Xavier For Coaches vs. Cancer

Georgetown’s men’s basketball team will be sporting special uniforms for its game against Xavier Tuesday night.  The No. 21-ranked Hoyas (14-5, 6-2 Big East) are set to face the Musketeers (13-7, 4-4 Big East) at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. For the game, John Thompson III’s team will be wearing pink-themed uniforms that pay tribute to Coaches vs. Cancer.  Check...
Via College Spun
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hoyas’ Lean on Depth, Balance Attack to Counter Marquette in OT

In a game that had it all, the Georgetown Hoyas survived a fierce battle against Marquette in overtime 95-85. Both teams shot 50 percent or better. The Hoyas knocked down nine-three pointers and made 28 of 32 free throws. Marquette countered hitting 13 three pointers. The back and forth contest needed an extra five minutes, but in the end the Hoyas depth and talent was just too much...
Via KCM Sports
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown outlasts Marquette in overtime

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, and Joshua Smith added 18 points and 15 rebounds to help Georgetown beat Marquette 95-85 in overtime on Saturday. Tre Campbell hit an open 3-pointer from the corner to give Georgetown an 89-85 lead in overtime, and after Matt Carlino missed, Smith-Rivera hit two of Georgetown's six free throws...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown outlasts Marquette in overtime

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, and Joshua Smith added 18 points and 15 rebounds to help Georgetown beat Marquette 95-85 in overtime on Saturday. Tre Campbell hit an open 3-pointer from the corner to give Georgetown an 89-85 lead in overtime, and after Matt Carlino missed, Smith-Rivera hit two of Georgetown's six free throws...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown outlasts Marquette in overtime

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, and Joshua Smith added 18 points and 15 rebounds to help Georgetown beat Marquette 95-85 in overtime on Saturday. Tre Campbell hit an open 3-pointer from the corner to give Georgetown an 89-85 lead in overtime, and after Matt Carlino missed, Smith-Rivera hit two of Georgetown's six free throws...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown wins in OT, 95-85 over Marquette

MILWAUKEE (AP) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, and Joshua Smith added 18 points and 15 rebounds to help Georgetown beat Marquette 95-85 in overtime on Saturday. Tre Campbell hit an open 3-pointer from the corner to give Georgetown an 89-85 lead in overtime, and after Matt Carlino missed, Smith-Rivera hit two of Georgetown's six free throws...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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