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Once Upon a Time, in This Hoya’s Fairy Tale

Lindsay Anderson/The Hoya Michael Grendell (SFS ’06) soaks himself in the warm sun while lounging on a brick wall in Dahlgren Quadrangle outside the entrance to Healy Hall. Once upon a time, in a foggy town just south of San Francisco, there lived a boy . Fine, I admit this[Read More…]

by May 2, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Down Panthers to Climb Up Polls

After spending two weeks nationally ranked, No. 15 Georgetown has taken a shine to its new position. The Hoyas (16-4, 7-2) overcame a 15-point deficit in the first half to take a 10-point lead with one minute left in the game. While the then-No. 9 Pittsburgh Panthers (17-3, 6-3) rallied[Read More…]

by February 7, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Tame Bearcats

After two close wins, the men’s basketball team was ready for a blowout victory. Georgetown looked comfortable in its newfound role as a nationally ranked team, taking an early lead and holding on for a comfortable 76-57 win over Big East newcomer Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon. The Hoyas (14-4, 5-2)[Read More…]

by January 31, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Devils Be Damned

Just as a large sign in the stands proclaimed “exorcism,” this was a night for casting out devils. The No. 1 Blue Devils of Duke were expelled from a sold-out MCI Center on Saturday in an 87-84 thriller that helped shake off any lingering demons still plaguing Georgetown’s historic program.[Read More…]

by January 24, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Can’t Keep Up with No. 4 UConn

HARTFORD, Conn. – Sometimes the best defense can’t make up for a lack of a good offense. The Georgetown men’s basketball team found a way to keep up with No. 4 Connecticut for 40 minutes Saturday, but could not provide the offensive firepower to overcome one of the nation’s top[Read More…]

by January 13, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Take Down Friars

Terri Williams-Flournoy couldn’t ask for a much better birthday gift from the Georgetown women’s basketball team. “It was a great gift,” she said. “It feels good, not just for me but for the kids as well. When they play with confidence, this is how they play.” The head coach received[Read More…]

by January 13, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Down Friars in Big East Opener

Georgetown students were still off on break, and the men’s basketball team looked eager to join them for much of Thursday night’s Big East opener against Providence. The Hoyas committed 15 turnovers in a shaky first half before rousing themselves to a fierce second-half showing to take down the Providence[Read More…]

by January 8, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Outlasts Oregon

Courtesy Focus Features Sophomore forward Jeff Green jumps over Oregon’s sophomore guard Malik Hairston in Saturday’s game. Green posted just eight points, but had nine rebounds and four assists in the Hoyas’ victory. After a home loss to Vanderbilt a week earlier, the men’s basketball team headed out West to[Read More…]

by December 6, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Takes Down Dukes, 73-66

HARRISONBURG, Va. – Powered by big man Roy Hibbert, the Georgetown men’s basketball team fought off unexpectedly tough James Madison 73-66 last night for its second win of the season. A raucous crowd of over 5,500 came out for the Dukes’ home opener, packing the Convocation Center to watch the[Read More…]

by November 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

A Tale of Two Hoyas

When you’re 10 years old, it’s hard enough to imagine that you’ll ever be 21, never mind think about what you’ll be doing and who you’ll stay friends with. Making the traveling basketball team and meeting that kid with the funny name is hard enough. You’ve got all the time[Read More…]

by November 15, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized