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Green Returns Hoops Traditions to Georgetown

Jeff Green has never seen “The Exorcist.” For any Georgetown student not to have seen the thriller shown every Halloween in Gaston Hall borders on unacceptable, but it is particularly objectionable in the case of Green. The junior forward is a self-professed horror film aficionado, yet he has never seen[Read More…]

by May 18, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Johnson Leaves for Alma Mater

For weeks Jeff Green and Roy Hibbert have considered leaving the Hoyas to turn pro. But as Georgetown’s star juniors contemplate their decision, the Hoyas lost a different key piece of their Final Four team yesterday, as Assistant Coach Sydney Johnson was introduced Monday as the new head coach at[Read More…]

by April 24, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas’ Green, Hibbert Declare for NBA Draft

The frontcourt mates both said then that it was too early to decide, but last Friday they took the first step toward leaving the Hilltop a year early, submitting their names for the NBA draft. “I just want to explore my options, see what my status is this year and[Read More…]

by April 20, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Dream Denied

ATLANTA, March 31 – The road ends here, as does the dream for Georgetown. After four come-from-behind victories propelled the Hoyas into the Final Four, the magic finally ran out for the Hoyas as top-ranked Ohio State defeated second-seeded Georgetown, 67-60, on Saturday night. “We all are very disappointed with[Read More…]

by April 3, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Green’s Game Leaves a Year to Be Desired

ATLANTA, March 31 – His teammates have taken to calling the minutes late in a contest, “Jeff Green Time.” Georgetown’s star junior forward has, over the course of the season, developed an uncanny ability to take over games at the most crucial moments. From second-half surges against Pittsburgh and Notre[Read More…]

by April 3, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Gators Give a Glimpse of Hoyas’ Future if Green, Hibbert Return

ATLANTA, April 2 – The Florida Gators are celebrating back-to-back national titles tonight for one reason: every starter from last year’s championship team returned. It seems like too easy of an answer, but it is the simple truth. Florida is taking home another crown because Joakim Noah, Al Horford and[Read More…]

by April 3, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Unfazed by Media Frenzy

ATLANTA, March 30 – The Final Four can be an overwhelming event. Playing in front of 50,000 people, being interviewed by hotshots from ESPN, practicing in an unfamiliar gym for the most important game of the season – it can all combine to rattle even the most seasoned veterans. But[Read More…]

by March 30, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas’ Season Ends in Final Four

ATLANTA, March 31 – The road ends here, as does the dream for Georgetown. After four come-from-behind victories to get to the Final Four, the magic finally ran out for the Hoyas as top-ranked Ohio State defeated second-seeded Georgetown, 67-60, on Saturday night. “We all are very disappointed with tonight’s[Read More…]

by March 30, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Sapp Flourishes in Starring Role

That’s practically like asking a college basketball player, ‘What’s your name?’Most players can rattle off their high school team ” as well as teammates, statistics and awards ” without batting an eye, having listed off the same information for dozens of recruiters, reporters and coaches over the years. Jessie Sapp,[Read More…]

by March 30, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown’s Unsung Backcourt Heroes Are Key

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., March 25 – Before the season began, pundits and fans alike questioned Georgetown’s backcourt. Basketball analysts like Jay Bilas, Seth Davis and Doug Gottlieb wrote in season previews that Georgetown’s success this year would depend “upon point guard play specifically, and guard play overall” and that the[Read More…]

by March 27, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized