Identifying How The Hoyas Can Win Big

I’m not sure what kind of batting average John Thompson III would post in professional baseball. Based on how he typically answers media questions, I suspect he’d be the kind of hitter how would foul off pitch after pitch. No big, violent swings. Not looking to go the other way. Get some singles. Maybe a two-bagger if you leg it out. But mostly aim to make contact, work the pitch...
Via Casual Hoya
1 day ago

Letter to the Editor: Coaching Changes Looming at NC State and Illinois...What About Georgetown?

The below was submitted to CH as a Letter to the Editor: News broke earlier this week that N.C. State has already been looking for a replacement for Head Coach Mark Gottfried and the knives have been out for quite awhile for Head Coach John Groce at Illinois. Though both situations are unique, there are some significant similarities to the recent lack of success that Gottfried...
Via Casual Hoya
2 days ago

Georgetown’s Defense: New, Improved, and Definitely not Lazy

Marquette is one of the better offensive teams in the BIG EAST. They beat No. 1 Villanova. Before that they dropped 102 points on Creighton in victory in Omaha. If you like to live by KenPom stats, they are only behind said Wildcats in offense. That being said, after Marquette defeated Georgetown at home back on Dec 28 Golden Eagles guard JuJuan Johnson called the Hoyas effort...
Via Casual Hoya
7 days ago

WATCH: Tremont Waters is Coming to Save the Hoyas

Georgetown Class of 2017 commit Tremont Waters has already shown off his proclivity for making threes like Stephen Curry, and now he he tossing passes off the backboard and dunking with two hands. Oh, he’s also 5’10”. Next year can’t come soon enough.
Via Casual Hoya
9 days ago

Too Little, Too Late: Georgetown’s Comeback at #2 Villanova Falls Short, Hoyas Lose 75-64

Hoyas Lose 5th Straight at Wildcats, Fall to 4-8 in Big East Play That was almost a lot of fun. Georgetown came roaring back from its annual double-digit deficit at Villanova Tuesday night, chipping away at a 17-point Wildcat lead until the teams were separated by just a possession. But the Hoyas couldn’t take the lead, sputtering down the stretch on both ends as Villanova pulled...
Via Casual Hoya
11 days ago

Hoyas Players Help Motorists After Team Bus Involved in Accident

Georgetown’s men’s basketball team was involved in a crash on Monday while traveling to Pennsylvania to play Villanova. Team spokesman Mex Carey said in an email that the traffic accident occurred on I-95 North outside of Baltimore. He says there were no major injuries to any members of the team. Carey says players got off the bus to assist people in the other car involved in...
11 days ago

Georgetown involved in traffic accident on way to game vs. Villanova

The Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team was involved in a traffic accident on their way to Philadelphia to face the defending NCAA Division I champions Villanova. The accident occurred Monday afternoon. The bus was involved with another vehicle on I-95 North just outside of Baltimore. No major injuries were reported, Hoyas’ team spokesman Mex Carey stated in an email. “The...
Via KCM Sports
11 days ago

Govan Leads Georgetown Past UNC Greensboro

Jessie Govan had 20 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four blocks and Georgetown beat UNC Greensboro 78-56 on Thursday for the Hoyas’ sixth straight victory. Govan was 9 of 13 from the field and hit both of his 3-pointers for the Hoyas (8-4). L.J. Peak made 9 of 11 free throws and scored 16 points with five assists, Marcus Derrickson added three 3-pointers and 15 points and...
December 23, 2016

Pryor should help new-look Georgetown bounce back

WASHINGTON (AP) When 24-year-old graduate-student transfer Rodney Pryor joined Georgetown, not everyone appreciated him acting like the big man on campus. ''From Day One he came in, he was very vocal,'' junior forward Isaac Copeland said. ''At first it kind of rubbed me the wrong way like, `What is this new dude talking about all this stuff for?' But after Week One or Week Two...
Via Associated Press
November 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgetown stays creative, announces proposal promotion for basketball games

Georgetown has managed to stay pretty creative with their basketball promotions. The past few years, they’ve had things like kale caesar salad giveaways, and filling the student section with non-students. Monday, yet another promotion was announced, and this time, it involved marriage proposals. The proposal package that will be available before and after games, allows you to...
Via The Comeback
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul White to transfer from Georgetown

The Georgetown Hoyas are set to lose a former top 100 recruit. On Thursday, the university announced junior forward Paul White is set to transfer from the program. The university announced the news with a very brief statement. Georgetown University rising junior men’s basketball player Paul White (Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young) will transfer to another institution. White averaged...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Bradley Hayes gets extra year of eligibility

The Georgetown Hoyas are looking to get back to prominence in the Big East after missing the 2016 NCAA Tournament. They will get a big piece of their frontcourt back as center Bradley Hayes has earned an extra season of eligibility. The school announced on Friday that he would be able to return this season for a final season of eligibility. He broke his hand in February, causing...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Selection Sunday throwback: Villanova shocks the hoops world

The NCAA tournament is right around the corner! Before the big dance gets underway, lets take a look back this memorable moment leading up to selection Sunday. Upsets are one of the many things that make the NCAA tournament one of the greatest sporting events in the world.  April 1, 1985: National Championship Game No. 8 Villanova 66,  No. 1 Georgetown 64 The NCAA tournament...
Via The Sports Post
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgetown still has a chance to save its lost season, for another day at least

NEW YORK -- You would be hard-pressed to name a more disappointing team in this season of college basketball than John Thompson III's Georgetown Hoyas.You could name LSU, the team with the most talented player in the nation in Ben Simmons and an NCAA tournament resume that's on life support, and you would not be wrong. You could name Maryland, one of the most talented teams in the...
Via FOX Sports
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Road To Selection Sunday: Ohio Blows Out the Hoyas

The NCAA tournament is right around the corner! Before the big dance gets underway, we wanted to take a look back at some of the most memorable moments by spotlighting 20 different upsets in the 20 days leading up to selection Sunday. Upsets are one of the many things that make the NCAA tournament one of the greatest sporting events in the world. This will be happy for some and...
Via The Sports Post
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Hoyas Fall Apart in Second Half, Lose to Xavier

WASHINGTON — What was once a double-digit lead for No. 8 Xavier shrunk all the way down to only two points at halftime against Georgetown, which won the teams’ previous meeting this season. “I just reassured our guys: ‘We’re fine. … So let’s go out and play in the second half with our hair on fire to start the half, like we’re excited to be here,'” Xavier coach...
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

'Hair on fire,' No. 8 Xavier's 2nd-half run tops Hoyas 88-70

WASHINGTON (AP) What was once a double-digit lead for No. 8 Xavier shrunk all the way down to only two points at halftime against Georgetown, which won the teams' previous meeting this season. ''I just reassured our guys: `We're fine. ... So let's go out and play in the second half with our hair on fire to start the half, like we're excited to be here,''' Xavier coach Chris Mack...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Black History Month: Remember When The Georgetown Hoyas Wore Kente Cloth?

In the wake of Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime show and Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy performance, we are seeing stars use their platforms to make racial and political statements. Before that, others have used their platforms for similar reasons. For that reason, let’s go back to the 1990s. The 90s is of the best eras in college basketball. Pervaded by hip-hop culture, teams sported...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgetown C Bradley Hayes out indefinitely with broken hand

Georgetown center and senior seven-footer Bradley Hayes broke his left hand in practice on Thursday and will be sidelined indefinitely, Hoyas coach John Thompson III said in an official statement, as reported by NBC Sports. “It is a blow to our team, but I’m very disappointed for Bradley because of the heard work he has put in over the last four years to put himself in a position...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Hoyas Extend St. John’s Futility Streak

WASHINGTON — D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 24 points, moving into sixth place on Georgetown’s all-time scoring list, and the Hoyas crushed St. John’s 92-67 on Monday night. It was St. John’s 15th straight loss, the longest streak in Division I. Smith-Rivera passed David Wingate (1,781) on the Hoyas scoring list. Next on the list is Othella Harrington, who scored 1,839 points...
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgetown puts four runners under 4 minutes

It’s just over a month away from the NCAA Division I Indoor National meet on March 11-12, but that isn’t slowing down Georgetown’s Men’s Track & Field milers. Friday night at the Boston University Scarlet and White Invitational the four-minute barrier was not merely broken, but shattered. The Georgetown Hoyas were lead by senior Ahmed Bile who is a seasoned veteran with...
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgetown Offering A Blizzard Of A Discount On Basketball Tickets

Residents of Washington D.C. might be a little bummed about spending their weekends stuck at home as the first blizzard of the 2016 winter season blows about. But, if you’re in D.C. and a fan of Georgetown – or just college basketball in general – you can find some solace in discounted entertainment in the days following the snow storm. The school announced a promotion Thursday...
Via Gamedayr
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgetown basketball using blizzard as marketing opportunity

As we all know, the Eastern Seaboard is about to be ravaged by a major winter storm, with the DC area expected to be hit hardest. But that isn’t stopping the Georgetown Hoya’s men’s basketball program, who is using the expected snowfall as a means of offering tickets on discounts. Check out this tweet from Georgetown and the discount rates based on how many inches the area...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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