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MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA 
Freshman forward L.J. Peak went 9-for-9 from the field in Georgetown’s 83-62 win over St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday.

Men’s Basketball | Peak Steals Show in Home Win

A recruiting class full of potential showed their worth Saturday at Verizon Center. In the season opener, the freshman class lived up to its hype in Georgetown’s (1-0) 83-62 win against the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (0-1). Led by forward L.J. Peak, the Hoyas’ five freshmen all received playing time[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 1 comment Sports
CHRIS BIEN/THE HOYA
Senior guard Jabril Trawick struggled to find his rhythm before eventually establishing himself as the Hoyas’ third scoring option behind guards Markel Starks and D’vauntes Smith-Rivera.

Men’s Basketball | Absent Players Derail 2013-2014 Season

If you took the collective pulse of the Hoyas at Midnight Madness 2013, a few weeks before the beginning of their season, the only justifiable outlook would have been one of relentless positivity. Yes, reigning Big East Player of the Year Otto Porter was now off to the greener pastures[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports

Experience on Their Side

The Hoya faithful have heard it before: After another stellar regular season, another heartbreaking postseason exit and another offseason of key departures, Georgetown has to restock the shelves and mesh as a team once more. As in years past, it will start yet again with Head Coach John Thompson III.[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Sports

Carmelo’s Legacy on Line in Playoffs

This past Saturday, Game 1 of the opening round series between the New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics was winding down and the situation was clear: Up only five with a little less than a minute to go, the Knicks needed one more bucket to seal the game. Stuck[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Sports

Debating the Best Month in Sports

When Adam Scott lined up his 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole of the Masters on Sunday, the pressure was on. Obviously. But while it’s one thing to have the winning putt in the most famous golf tournament in the world dancing through your head, Scott had quite[Read More…]

by April 20, 2013 0 comments Sports

Leaving Past Behind, Nats Changing D.C. Narrative

The Nationals beat the Marlins 2-0 on Opening Day. You probably knew that, living in Washington, D.C. and all. If you didn’t, a quick glance at that scoreline would signal a pretty unremarkable contest — the presumed top and bottom of a division doing battle in a game in which the result[Read More…]

by April 11, 2013 0 comments Sports

SAILING | Nearing End, GU Cruising

After a remarkable fall campaign in which the girls’ team ended at No. 7 in the nation and the coed side claimed the top spot in the country, the spring season bodes well for a similarly lofty finish for the Georgetown sailing team. The coed team — currently ranked No.[Read More…]

by April 11, 2013 0 comments Sports

Reaction to Ware Injury All Wrong

It was a weekend of March Madness heroics. Trey Burke turned in a crunch-time performance for the ages, carrying his No. 4 seed Michigan Wolverines to an unthinkable comeback win over top-seeded Kansas. LaQuinton Ross nailed a deep three to push Ohio State past an upstart Arizona team and into the Elite[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments Sports

Lamenting a Big East Destroyed by Greed

It started 34 years ago, founded on the promise of basketball. Tough, skilled, in-your-face, must-see basketball. It ended this past week. With a whimper, with a sigh, with a murmur and a soft fade, it left us in the least fitting way possible. Louisville took down Syracuse 78-61 in the[Read More…]

by March 22, 2013 0 comments Sports

Streaks of ‘Hawks, Heat Fraught With Drama

Seth Greenberg has 383 career victories, boasts a career .567 winning percentage and was twice named ACC men’s basketball coach of the year. During his time at the helm of Virginia Tech and Long Beach State, Greenberg reached the NCAA tournament three times and had postseason berths in 11 of[Read More…]

by March 12, 2013 0 comments Sports