Articles by: Sports Editor

Pitt Handles GU as Slide Continues

The No. 19 Georgetown Hoyas (12-5, 1-4 Big East) fell to the No. 5 Pittsburgh Panthers (16-1, 4-0) on Wednesday night at Verizon Center, 72-57. It was the Hoyas’ third straight loss and fourth in their last five games, as Georgetown shot just 5-of-20 from three-point range and was never[Read More…]

by January 12, 2011 0 comments Sports

Wildcats Shut Down Hoyas

In a game of tremendous importance, the Georgetown field hockey team (6-12, 1-4 Big East) was held scoreless, as they fell 6-0 to conference rival Villanova (6-9, 2-3 Big East) on the road. Both teams were 1-3 in conference play heading into Friday, good enough to put them in a[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Thompson III’s Hoyas in the NBA

Projected NBA draft picks are generally told what to expect once they hear their names called by Commissioner David Stern, walk across the stage at Madison Square Garden and begin their lives as professional athletes.   The pace of play is said to be faster, the game more physical, and[Read More…]

by April 26, 2010 0 comments Sports

NCAA Tournament Preview Podcast

Before tuning in to CBS Thursday afternoon, listen in to The Hoya’s first ever NCAA Preview podcast and join host Dave Finn as Hoya Staff Writers Ryan Travers and Kevin Wessel analyze the Georgetown men’s basketball team and its road to the Final Four. Also along for the ride is[Read More…]

by March 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

Durant Should Be Top Draft Pick

In the coming months, the Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies, or whatever other moribund franchise hits pay dirt in the NBA lottery, is going to face a tough decision. Or at least that’s what everyone thinks about the great Greg Oden v. Kevin Durant debate, the question rivaling Hamlet’s “To be[Read More…]

by April 27, 2007 0 comments Sports

Search for Replacements Ruins NCAAs

As the NCAA basketball season comes to a close with the Final Four, we should be analyzing the player and team matchups and celebrating the fact that they made it this far. Instead, with the opening of two high-profile college basketball coaching jobs at this juncture, there are unnecessary distractions[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Sports

The GUrus Speak of Lager Lovers, XFeLons And Reveal the Secrets of Their Monkeys

Dear GUrus, It has occurred to my friends and I that you have had two different logos and spellings in the last two editions. Are you guys just dumb or was there some other reason behind this? – A baffled fan It is a sensitive topic for the GUrus, yes,[Read More…]

by January 26, 2001 0 comments Sports