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Georgetown Basketball: Forward L.J. Peak impresses with Team USA

Back in June, Georgetown forward L.J. Peak was selected for the 2015 USA Basketball U-19 World Championship Team. Peak had an impressive first year with the Georgetown basketball program, and after five days of tryouts in Colorado Springs, he was chosen to bring his talents to Team USA. The USA team was smooth sailing through the tournament until the semifinals, when it barely won...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: Former Hoya Greg Whittington impresses in summer league

Alongside Otto Porter Jr., forward Greg Whittington was one of the standouts in the Georgetown basketball program during the Hoyas’ 2012-2013 season. Averaging 35.2 MPG, 12.1 PPG, and 7.0 RPG, Whittington was a reliable big man who dominated the competition. He only played in 13 games due to academic issues, but he clearly made the most of his time on the court. Unfortunately,...
Via isportsweb.com
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: PF Marcus Derrickson rounds out freshman class

Over the past few years, the Georgetown basketball program has gained a plethora of high profile recruits hailing from the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area. With the addition of PF Marcus Derrickson to the Hoyas’ 2015-2016 roster, Head Coach John Thompson III’s tendency to favor the DMV continues. The 6’7”, 250-pound forward and Maryland native began his career at Paul VI...
Via isportsweb.com
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lifelong Georgetown fan is school’s first 2017 commit

Many of you have probably never heard of a young man named Tyler Foster. He is a 6-foot-5 shooting guard who plays for the Gilman School in Baltimore, and his favorite team is the Georgetown Hoyas. Foster loves them so much that he committed to the program yesterday, as was reported by Matt Bracken of the Baltimore Sun. It should also be mentioned that Foster has yet to even begin...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown unveils winning court design

The Georgetown Hoyas used social media to have fans enter a design contest that would determine the new look for the team’s basketball court during the upcoming season. There were plenty of submissions — and even some great troll jobs by Syracuse fans — but the Hoyas finally settled on one. Georgetown announced the winning design on Tuesday afternoon. Here is the winner of...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Unveil New Court Design Voted on by Fans

The Georgetown Hoyas athletics have announced the winning home-court design for the upcoming 2015-16 season from their fan contest. The winning submission was by Kevin Rieffel (C’06) from Philadelphia, Pa — a former member of Georgetown’s swimming and diving team. “We received many great submissions for the contest and were really overwhelmed by the response from our fans...
Via KCM Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Georgetown mascot Jack the Bulldog, Sr. dies at 12

It is with a heavy heart that Campus Sports must announce the incredibly sad passing of former Georgetown Hoyas mascot Jack the Bulldog, Sr. The lovable canine’s death was reported by the official Jack the Bulldog Twitter page, where fans can receive updates on their team’s mascot. Jack Sr. was 12 years old. Sad to share that former #Hoyas mascot Jack the Bulldog Sr. (2003-2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

L.J. Peak selected to 2015 USA Basketball U-19 training camp roster

The young pups were a pleasant surprise for Georgetown fans last season, and L.J. Peak was one of the freshmen who shined brightestPeak was among a group of 21 players who accepted invitations to participate in the 2015 USA Basketball Men's U-19 World Championship Team training camp. The camp will take place for two weeks in the middle of June.If selected, Peak's Team USA experience...
Via Fox Sports
June 03, 2015  |  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
April 22, 2015  |  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
April 21, 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

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

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 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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

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...
Via The Other Paper
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgetown Basketball Unveils Awesome New Alternate Uniform

The Georgetown men’s basketball team will be playing in a couple of new uniforms this season.  At the end of September, the Hoyas unveiled a new gray uniform. Wednesday night, Georgetown released a photo of another new uniform.  Check out Georgetown’s new alternate black kente cloth uniform: Boom. #HoyaMadness pic.twitter.com/4BTPngNJuV — Georgetown Hoyas (@georgetownhoyas...
Via College Spun
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Georgetown Basketball Unveils New Gray Uniforms For 2014-15 Season

We’re about a month and a half away from the start of college basketball season, and with the year so close, teams are unveiling new uniforms for 2014-15. The latest school to do this is Georgetown, which announced new gray uniforms on its Twitter account today during a photo shoot. Check them out: First look at the @GeorgetownHoops gray unis for this season. @HoyaEquipment @Uniformswag...
Via College Spun
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Georgetown could play Maryland, Virginia in the near future

#166067147 / gettyimages.com   Georgetown men’s basketball team could be set to face two local big-time programs in the 2015-16 season. According to ESPN’s Andy Katz, Hoyas head coach John Thompson III discussed with him the possibility of the Hoyas playing Virginia in the 2015 BB&T Classic held annually at the Verizon Center in D.C. And Georgetown could renew its rivalry...
Via KCM Sports
August 18, 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 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

Georgetown dismisses F Whittington for undisclosed reason

Georgetown has dismissed junior forward Greg Whittington from the team. The school announced the decision before Saturday's game against Lipscomb. Coach John Thompson III declined comment on Whittington's dismissal after the Hoyas' 70-49 win. Whittington had not played this season while recovering from knee surgery this past summer. He also missed the final 19 games last season...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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