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Xavier-Georgetown Preview

While Xavier has been entirely dependent on home games for Big East wins thus far, Georgetown has strung together victories regardless of venue on its way to the top of the conference standings. The 21st-ranked Hoyas will try to remain there Tuesday night and extend the Musketeers' longest skid away from home in 28 years by handing them a sixth straight road loss. "You're going to...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown throttles No. 4 Villanova to take over 1st in Big East

  Georgetown took over first place in the Big East on Monday night with an old-fashioned, push-and-shove win worthy of the conference's legacy of physical play, forcing 17 turnovers and holding Villanova to 34 percent shooting in a 78-58 victory over the No. 4 Wildcats. Freshman Isaac Copeland scored a career-high 17 points, and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera also had 17 for the Hoyas ...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown blocks final shot to hold off Butler

WASHINGTON -- Isaac Copeland made a 3-pointer with 5.4 seconds left and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera blocked Butler's final shot as time ran out to give Georgetown a 61-59 victory on Saturday. Jabril Trawick scored six straight points to hand Georgetown (12-5, 4-2 Big East) a 37-36 lead and Copeland followed with the Hoyas' next seven to make it 44-38 with 12:38 left. The Bulldogs rallied...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown goes 12 minutes without field goal, still beats Marquette

  Joshua Smith had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Georgetown survived a 12-minute field goal drought in the second half Tuesday night in a 65-59 win over Marquette. Smith had seven offensive boards, and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera added 15 points and Jabril Trawick 13 points for the Hoyas (10-4, 2-1 Big East) in their first game since dropping out of the AP Top 25. Georgetown has won...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith has 12 and 10; Georgetown tops Marquette 65-59

WASHINGTON (AP) Joshua Smith had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Georgetown survived a 12-minute field goal drought in the second half Tuesday night in a 65-59 win over Marquette. Smith had seven offensive boards, and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera added 15 points and Jabril Trawick 13 points for the Hoyas (10-4, 2-1 Big East) in their first game since dropping out of the AP Top 25. Georgetown...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown fends off Marquette, 65-59

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Joshua Smith had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Georgetown survived a 12-minute field goal drought in the second half Tuesday night in a 65-59 win over Marquette. Smith had seven offensive boards, and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera added 15 points and Jabril Trawick 13 points for the Hoyas (10-4, 2-1 Big East) in their first game since dropping out of the AP Top 25. Georgetown...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown fends off Marquette, 65-59

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Joshua Smith had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Georgetown survived a 12-minute field goal drought in the second half Tuesday night in a 65-59 win over Marquette. Smith had seven offensive boards, and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera added 15 points and Jabril Trawick 13 points for the Hoyas (10-4, 2-1 Big East) in their first game since dropping out of the AP Top 25. Georgetown...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Freshmen lead No. 25 Georgetown past Creighton 76-61

WASHINGTON -- For decades, dating to when current coach John Thompson III's father roamed the sideline, Georgetown freshmen have not been allowed to speak to the media early in the basketball season. Now that it's January, that restriction is lifted, and with the way the Hoyas' first-year players performed Saturday, it made sense for at least one of them to appear next to Thompson...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Freshmen lead No. 25 Hoyas past Creighton 76-61

WASHINGTON (AP) Freshmen L.J. Peak, Tre Campbell and Paul White combined for 37 points, leading No. 25 Georgetown past Creighton 76-61 on Saturday in a Big East matchup. With a pair of starting seniors, Joshua Smith and Jabril Trawick, on the sideline because of foul trouble, Georgetown (9-4, 1-1) relied heavily on its first-year players, who provided 25 of 29 points during one...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown-Xavier Preview

While it was Xavier that made its Big East debut a season ago, it was conference mainstay Georgetown that was caught off guard in league play and had its worst record in five seasons. The 25th-ranked Hoyas will try for a stronger start in the conference this time around, beginning Wednesday night against the Musketeers in Cincinnati. After an 8-3 start in non-conference play last...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown Rallies Past Indiana Behind Great Coaching Adjustments

View image | gettyimages.com Georgetown continues to build their resume towards an NCAA tournament berth, rallying past Indiana for a 91-87 win in overtime at Madison Square Garden. Georgetown has now won three straight to close out their non-conference schedule before entering Big East play later this week. Georgetown got off to a rocky start against the Hoosiers. The...
Via KCM Sports
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera leads Georgetown over Indiana in overtime thriller

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored seven of his 29 points in overtime, leading Georgetown to a 91-87 victory over Indiana on Saturday in the Indeed Invitational at Madison Square Garden. The Hoyas used a big second-half run to catch the long-range shooting Hoosiers (10-3), but wasted a late five-point lead and needed overtime for a spirited victory over another top program trying to move...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith-Rivera leads Georgetown over Indiana

NEW YORK (AP) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored seven of his 29 points in overtime, leading Georgetown to a 91-87 victory over Indiana on Saturday in the Indeed Invitational at Madison Square Garden. The Hoyas used a big second half run to catch the long-range shooting Hoosiers (10-3) but wasted a late five-point lead and needed overtime for a spirited victory over another top program...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown escapes with 81-78 win over Charlotte

WASHINGTON (AP) L.J. Peak made two free throws with 7.5 seconds left to help Georgetown thwart Charlotte's second-half rally for an 81-78 win Saturday. Peak finished with 18 points for the Hoyas (7-3), who opened strongly in both halves. They led by 14 in the first before Charlotte (6-5) closed on a 7-0 run to get within 38-31. Georgetown built its lead back to 60-44, but the 49ers...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown reserves sink Radford 76-49

WASHINGTON (AP) Aaron Bowen scored 16 points and Paul White added 12 to lead a strong performance by Georgetown's reserves, leading the Hoyas to a 76-49 win over Radford on Saturday. With Bowen, a senior, reaching a career high, and White, a freshman, one short of matching his best, the Hoyas (6-3) got 42 points from their backups. Javonte Green had 15 points and Rashun Davis 12...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hoyas’ student section unveils Duck Hunt tifo

Last night, the Georgetown Hoyas took on the #10-ranked Kansas Jayhawks at Verizon Center. Unfortunately, the Jayhawks defeated the Hoyas 75-70. During the game, the student-section known as the “Stonewalls” debuted a special animated tifo for this game. The tifo was a play on Nintendo’s Duck Hunt, but the Stonewalls renamed it “Jayhawk Hunt.” Watch the Stonewalls’ animated...
Via DC Sports-Kings
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown the first college team to wear 'I Can't Breathe' T-shirts (PHOTOS)

They've already made their debuts in the NFL and NBA, and now, The Georgetown Hoyas are the first college team to wear "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts during their pre-game warmups.The @georgetownhoyas are wearing "I can't breathe" shirts during warmups before Kansa game @wusa9 pic.twitter.com/lUoMEeCv2A— Kristen B. (@KristenBerset) December 10, 2014The entire Hoyas roster took its...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown Hoyas wear “I Can’t Breathe” shirts before game

Photo cre: @BenStandig What started with Derrick Rose of the Bulls has now transpired to the NCAA. Before the Georgetown Hoyas toke on the Kansas Jayhawks, the team wore “I Can’t Breathe” during their warm up. All of the players decided to take the court in the black t-shirts. As of right now, the Georgetown Hoyas are the first team in college basketball to don the shirt...
Via DC Sports-Kings
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown pulls away early for easy win over Towson

WASHINGTON -- D'Vantes Smith-Rivera scored 16 points and Georgetown took control early to roll to a 78-46 win over Towson on Sunday. Paul White added 14 points, Joshua Smith 12, Jabril Trawick 11 and Isaac Copeland 10 for the Hoyas (5-2). Georgetown shot 56 percent from the field and made half of its 22 3-pointers. White hit 4 of 5 from behind the arc. Towson (7-2) missed all 12...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown cruises past Towson 78-46

WASHINGTON (AP) D'Vantes Smith-Rivera scored 16 points and Georgetown took control early to roll to a 78-46 win over Towson on Sunday. Paul White added 14 points, Joshua Smith 12, Jabril Trawick 11 and Isaac Copeland 10 for the Hoyas (5-2). Georgetown shot 56 percent from the field and made half of its 22 3-pointers. White hit 4 of 5 from behind the arc. Towson (7-2) missed all...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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