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Patrick Ewing Named as New Men’s Basketball Head Coach

On April 2, 1984, Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) scored 10 points, pulled down nine rebounds and recorded three assists as the Georgetown Hoyas won the 1984 NCAA Championship against Houston 84-75. Almost exactly 33 years later, Ewing is returning to the Hilltop as the head coach of the men’s basketball[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 6 comments Sports, Sports - Top
John Thompson III Fired After 2 Consecutive Losing Seasons

John Thompson III Fired After 2 Consecutive Losing Seasons

After losing two consecutive seasons without any postseason play, Head Coach John Thompson III has been fired from his position in the men’s basketball program, according to a statement released by the university Thursday. Thompson’s dismissal comes after the worst four-year stretch in his 13-year tenure, where he missed the[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
Junior guard LJ Peak finished the 2016-17 season ranking second on the team with 16.2 points per game and led the team with 3.5 assists per game. (FILE PHOTO: DAN KREYTAK/THE HOYA)

Men’s Basketball | Peak to Declare for NBA Draft

The Georgetown men’s basketball team will be without another key contributor next season, as junior guard L.J. Peak expects to sign with an agent and declare for June’s NBA draft, per ESPN reporter Jeff Goodman. Since arriving to the Hilltop in 2014 as the 31st top recruit of his class,[Read More…]

by March 22, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
Senior forward Faith Woodard leads the team in rebounding, averaging 7.8 rebounds per game. Woodard also contributes 14.6 points per game. (FILE PHOTO: CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA)

Women’s Basketball | Hoyas Earn Second Consecutive NIT Bid

After finishing with a 4-27 record in her first year at the reins of the program, Georgetown Head Coach Natasha Adair has successfully turned this program around as the Hoyas earned their second consecutive National Invitational Tournament bid and host the Fordham Rams at McDonough Arena on Friday night. “It’s[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Graduate student guard Rodney Pryor dropped 21 points on 7-of-19 shooting from the field in Saturday's loss to Villanova.

Men’s Basketball | GU Ends Regular Season on 5-Game Losing Skid

Cheers filled the Verizon Center, and the thousands of Villanova fans who made the trip down for the game took away any home-court advantage from Georgetown, as the reigning champions delivered an 81-55 defeat during Georgetown’s Senior Day on Saturday. The Blue and Gray’s (14-17, 5-13 Big East) defense struggled[Read More…]

by March 5, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | GU Fails to Complete Comeback Bid, Lose Third Straight

Three days after falling to the last place team in the Big East, the Georgetown men’s basketball team dropped its third consecutive game, losing on the road to the St. John’s Red Storm 86-80 on Saturday afternoon.   St. John’s (13-16, 7-9 Big East) took advantage of Georgetown’s (14-15, 5-11[Read More…]

by February 26, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Prepare for Conference Rematch

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Prepare for Conference Rematch

      After dropping two consecutive Big East games, the Georgetown men’s basketball team once again finds itself near the bottom of the conference standings. With six games remaining, the Hoyas have the opportunity to make a jump in the standings as they host the Marquette Golden Eagles this[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Fall to Rival Wildcats

Down two with 2:18 left in regulation, the Georgetown men’s basketball team set itself up for an upset comeback victory against the No. 2 team in the nation. However, defensive breakdowns and mental lapses halted Georgetown’s efforts, as the Villanova Wildcats pulled away with a 75-64 victory. Villanova’s (23-2, 10-2[Read More…]

by February 9, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | GU Looks to Continue Winning Ways

Last Tuesday, the Georgetown men’s basketball team found itself tied for last place in the Big East standings with its season covered in disappointment. However, after consecutive conference wins against ranked opponents, the Hoyas are in position to rebound from their slow start in conference play. After beating then-No. 16[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Men’s Basketball | GU Captures Second Straight Conference Win

Men’s Basketball | GU Captures Second Straight Conference Win

Heading into Saturday night’s game, the then-No. 11 Butler Bulldogs boasted a 12-0 record at home this season and rode a 14-game home winning streak dating back to last year. Georgetown — sitting in second-to-last place in the Big East standings — defeated a top-25 opponent earlier this weekend and[Read More…]

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top