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Junior forward Marcus Derrickson scored a career-high 27 points while grabbing 11 rebounds in Georgetown's 93-86 double-overtime victory against St. John's.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Led by Derrickson, Hoyas Defeat Red Storm in 2OT Thriller

Up five points with 15 seconds to go in the first overtime, St. John’s — still searching for its first Big East win — had over a 90 percent probability of pulling out a victory, according to ESPN. Georgetown junior forward Marcus Derrickson missed a deep three from the wing,[Read More…]

by January 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Junior center Jessie Govan will be critical to Georgetown's success against Villanova on both ends of the court as the Hoyas try and stop National Player of the Year candidate, junior point guard Jalen Brunson.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Faces No. 1 Villanova in Season’s Toughest Test

Following his team’s more than 20-point loss to Villanova on Jan. 10, Xavier Head Coach Chris Mack had nothing but praise for one of the nation’s top-floor generals, Villanova’s junior point guard Jalen Brunson. “If you peel his face off, it probably would have wires coming out of it,” Mack[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Squeak by Red Storm in Rivalry Renewal

It was just like old times: Georgetown men’s basketball Head Coach Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) and Hall of Famer Chris Mullin, St. John’s men’s basketball head coach, faced off in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday in a rematch of the 1985 Big East Championship. When it came down to the[Read More…]

by January 11, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Junior centor Jessie Govan recorded 26 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in Georgetown's 76-60 win over Coppin State this Sunday. Govan currently leads the Big East in rebounding while ranking eighth nationally.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Govan’s Consecutive Double-Doubles Fuel Hoyas to 7-0 Start

Kicking off December, Georgetown’s men’s basketball remained undefeated, beating the Coppin State Eagles 76-60. Georgetown’s victory over Coppin State marks the team’s sixth consecutive win against a team with a sub-.200 record for the 2017-18 season. Coppin State’s (0-8) onslaught of pick-and-rolls and shots from deep made it difficult for[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SUBUL MALIK FOR THE HOYA 
Junior center Jessie Govan was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the second straight week, after scoring 23 points against Maryland-Eastern Shore.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Dominate Hawks, Improve to 3-0

The Georgetown men’s basketball team cruised to another lopsided victory Saturday, defeating the University of Marlyand-Eastern Shore Hawks 83-57 as Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) wrapped up his first full week as head coach. Despite the large margin of victory, Ewing said he realizes that bigger challenges lie ahead for his[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA
Junior center Jessie Govan tallied two 20-point performances in Georgetown’s first two games while averaging 14.5 rebounds per game. Govan’s efforts earned him a spot on the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. Govan currently leads the conference in rebounding.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Govan Powers Hoyas to 2nd Straight Win

When the AP Preseason Top-25 rankings were released in late October, Mount St. Mary’s received four votes to belong in the Top-25, while Georgetown received none. Yet the Hoyas’ performance against the Mountaineers on Wednesday night proved voters wrong. The Hoyas defeated the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (0-3) 102-68 in a one-sided affair.[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Men’s Basketball | Ewing Officially Introduced as 18th Coach

Men’s Basketball | Ewing Officially Introduced as 18th Coach

Thirty-six years ago, an 18-year-old Patrick Ewing raised a Georgetown pennant above his head, affirming his commitment to play basketball at the nation’s oldest Jesuit university. Immediately after Ewing’s announcement, the disgruntled Bostonians at the Satch Sanders restaurant filed out, resentful that the seven-footer chose Georgetown over nearby rival Boston[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Sophomore center Jessie Govan finished with seven points along with six rebounds in Wednesday's loss to St. John's. (DAN KREYTAK/THE HOYA)

Men’s Basektball | GU Fails to Advance Past First Round of Big East Tournament

In a throwback to Big East tournament glory days, the Georgetown men’s basketball team came up just short in a 74-73 loss to St. John’s on Wednesday night, marking the conclusion of its second straight losing season. The Georgetown men’s basketball team’s season concluded Wednesday night courtesy of the 23[Read More…]

by March 11, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Men’s Basketball | Season on the Line, St. John’s Awaits

For the second straight year, the Georgetown men’s basketball team finds itself in a do-or-die situation in the first round of the Big East tournament. In a matchup of former Big East royalty, the ninth-seeded Hoyas (14-17, 5-13 Big East) will face the eighth-seeded St. John’s Red Storm (13-18, 7-11[Read More…]

by March 8, 2017 0 comments Sports

Men’s Basketball | GU Aims to End Three Game Slide at Seton Hall

Fresh off a turnover-plagued 86-80 loss against the St. John’s Red Storm this last Saturday, the Georgetown men’s basketball team heads to Newark, N.J. on Tuesday to face the Seton Hall Pirates. Georgetown (14-15, 5-11 Big East) enters Tuesday on a three-game skid, including its last two losses to DePaul[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top