GEORGETOWN HOYAS NEWS

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera discusses decision to return to Georgetown instead of NBA

How quickly things can change.Just less than a month ago, it looked as though D'Vauntes-Smith Rivera was going to leave Georgetown. The would-be senior declared for the NBA Draft, and though his chances of being selected were slim, it looked as though he would pursue a professional career overseas.Not so fast. DSR is not leaving, and this Hoya program will be quite competitive in...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Men’s Tennis Falls at Home to Georgetown, 4-1

BALTIMORE, Md. – Morgan State men's tennis suffered a 4-1 setback to the visiting Georgetown Hoyas on Thursday afternoon at MSU's Tennis Courts.
Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
April 03, 2015

D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera hires agent; enters NBA Draft

Georgetown University announced Tuesday that guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera has submitted his name to the NBA Draft and has hired an agent.  DSR, as he is commonly referred to, has been mainstay for the Hoyas program leading the school in scoring both of the past two seasons.  Despite lacking ideal NBA size, DSR’s age (22) made it difficult for him to return to school forcing...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 01, 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

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
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Proving It Can Run With the Best

One thing is certain after Day 1 of the Round of 64 of the 2015 NCAA Tournament: these are not your father’s Georgetown Hoyas. Once the slow, conservative harbingers of old school on-ball defense, it appears that head coach John Thompson III has revised his approach. Such was the case when No. 4 Georgetown took on the No. 13 Eastern Washington Eagles in the late-night tilt of the...
Via Campus Sports Net
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

John Thompson III was not happy the students stormed the court after upset win

Monday night, the Georgetown Hoyas blew out the number four team in the country the Villanova Wildcats. That lead to the students rushing the court to celebrate the big win. Everyone seems happy except for Hoyas head coach John Thompson III. After the game, Thompson III didn’t seem like he was too thrilled about seeing the students rush the court.   Related posts: Report:...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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

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
March 05, 2015  |  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

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
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...
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February 03, 2015  |  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
February 02, 2015  |  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
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