GEORGETOWN RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

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

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 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

Georgetown using incoming blizzard as great marketing opportunity

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” That was once a popular mantra in the world of politics in our nation’s capital, but apparently Georgetown University is also taking that advice to heart. With an impending snowstorm that could dump between a foot to two feet of the fluffy white stuff, the Hoyas are looking to market the crap out of their upcoming Big East matchups with...
Via The Comeback
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Radford beats Georgetown on double OT buzzer-beater

The Radford Highlanders took down the Georgetown Hoyas today with an 82-80 double overtime victory. Radford came away victorious thanks to this buzzer-beater by Rashun Davis in the second extra frame: Radford (yes, you read that correctly) beats Georgetown in double OT. pic.twitter.com/QpAlzd8Fdc — Athlon Sports (@AthlonSports) November 14, 2015
Via The Student Section
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

FCS Player Breaks Neck During Game, Could Possibly Be Paralyzed

The dangers of football become all too real for one member of the Georgetown Hoyas football team on Saturday. Ty Williams, a running back for the Hoyas, was injured on a play against St. Francis and rushed to an area hospital, where he underwent surgery late Saturday night. The initial report is not good, as some worry he could be paralyzed as a result of the play: update on Tyrell...
Via Gamedayr
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown RB Ty Williams could be paralyzed

Georgetown Hoyas running back Ty Williams broke his neck in yesterday’s game against St. Francis (PA) and could be paralyzed as a result. Michael Cornejo of MoCo Football reported Williams’ injury on Twitter. Terrible news: Georgetown Univ WR Tyrell Williams (QO '13) is in surgery at this moment after breaking his neck in a game today. #mocofb — Michael Cornejo (@MikeCornejo...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Hoyas kick off 2015 season in Italy

Madeline Auerbach After falling in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Basketball Tournament, the Georgetown basketball team kicked off its 2015-2016 season on Sunday with a 74-64 win against Haukar Basket, a team from Iceland. While the game will not count on the Hoyas’ regular season schedule, it is the team’s first contest as a unit since March of 2015. Georgetown’s last...
Via isportsweb.com
August 18, 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

Louisville transfer Akoy Agau shows promise for Georgetown basketball

Last Wednesday, I wrote an article reviewing the Georgetown basketball program’s graduating seniors of the class of 2015. In my review of those players, I also discussed how the Hoyas’ incoming freshman class would find success in filling the now-empty spots on the Georgetown roster. However, Marcus Derrickson, Kaleb Johnson, and Jessie Govan are not the only new faces on the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgetown Basketball: Class of 2015 in review

With Georgetown University’s graduation ceremony taking place this past weekend, the departure of the Georgetown basketball program’s four seniors has finally become a reality. Jabril Trawick, Mikael Hopkins, Aaron Bowen, and Tyler Adams’ farewell to Georgetown leaves huge holes in the Hoyas’ offensive prowess and strength of leadership, and replacing them may prove difficult...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith-Rivera’s wavering commitment is concern for Georgetown Basketball

It happened within a matter of days. At the end of March, Georgetown point guard and captain D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera announced that he would forgo his senior season at Georgetown to enter the NBA draft. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera Less than a week later, his decision was reversed. As soon as DSR told the public he was planning on entering the draft, he just as quickly announced he...
Via isportsweb.com
May 13, 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

Eastern Washington coach predicts win over Georgetown

By Larry Brown Eastern Washington head coach Jim Hayford is making me and others feel pretty good about picking them to upset Georgetown in their 4-13 matchup in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. Hayford joined the “Jim Rome Show” on CBS Sports Radio Wednesday and spoke confidently about his team’s chances of beating the Hoyas. “We’re capable. If you’re in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 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

D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera named Big East Preseason Player of the Year

Georgetown guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera was named the Big East Preseason Player of the Year on Wednesday at the conference’s media day. Smith-Rivera, a 6-3 junior, is the sixth Georgetown player in BIG EAST history to earn Preseason Player of the Year honors. He finished third in the league in scoring last year with a 17.6 average. He led the BIG EAST in free throw shooting...
Via KCM Sports
October 22, 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

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

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
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