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Tennis | Spinosa Deepens Hoyas’ Roster

February 24, 2017 at 2:58 am 0 comments

Athletes transfer between schools every year. Whether they seek a more challenging academic program, a better-suited coaching staff or a group of more collectively ambitious teammates, student- athletes often have several reasons that drive them to transfer.     After playing two years  of varsity tennis at the University ofRead More

Tennis | Women Earn Decisive Win Over Bears

February 24, 2017 at 2:55 am 0 comments

Fresh off a victory against the Morgan State Bears on Wednesday, the Georgetown University women’s tennis team is gearing up for a rivalry match against the George Washington Colonials (5-3, 0-2 A10) at Yates Field House on Friday. Georgetown’s victory against Morgan State marks the team’s third consecutive victory.  Read More

Softball | Hoyas Seek First Victory at East Madeira Invite

February 24, 2017 at 2:51 am 0 comments

After faltering in its first few matchups, the Georgetown softball team looks to gain some momentum as its season kicks into full gear with a trip to Florida for the East Madeira Invite this weekend.   The Hoyas (0-9) are looking to this upcoming tournament to cure some of theRead More

Men’s Basketball | GU Tournament Hopes Derailed By DePaul

February 24, 2017 at 2:48 am 0 comments

After a 67-65 home loss to DePaul, the Georgetown men’s basketball team’s hopes for an at-large NCAA tournament bid came to a screeching halt, as a late foul cost the Hoyas the game. With three games remaining, Georgetown shifts its focus to St. John’s (12-16, 6-9 Big East) for aRead More

CHRISTOVICH: Proposed Rules Question Game’s Essence

CHRISTOVICH: Proposed Rules Question Game’s Essence

February 24, 2017 at 2:33 am 0 comments

One of Major League Baseball’s greatest challenges in the last few years has been trying to shorten the length of an average baseball game. Competing with the quick, action-packed games of the NBA and NFL, the MLB’s recent struggle to win the attention of fans has led to multiple proposalsRead More

Men’s Lacrosse | GU Hunts First Win, Hosts Towson

Men’s Lacrosse | GU Hunts First Win, Hosts Towson

February 24, 2017 at 2:30 am 0 comments

After dropping its first two games of the season on the road, the Georgetown men’s lacrosse team looks to use its home field advantage to notch a first win against rival No. 12 Towson (1-0) this weekend.   Georgetown (0-2) had a short opening week, bookending only a few daysRead More

COUTURE: Botched Cousins Trade Raises Eyebrows

COUTURE: Botched Cousins Trade Raises Eyebrows

February 24, 2017 at 2:30 am 0 comments

Ironically, the most exciting part of the NBA All-Star Weekend had nothing to do with the festivities. In a blindsiding move, the Sacramento Kings agreed to trade superstar center DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for guards Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway and Tyreke Evans. In addition, theRead More

Graduate student guard and leading scorer Rodney Pryor has been a bright spot on Georgetown this season. Pryor ranks third in the Big East in scoring with 18.1 points per game. (FILE PHOTO: DERRICK ARTHUR)

COMMENTARY: Students Lose Faith in Basketball Team

February 24, 2017 at 2:30 am 9 comments

Immediately after the final buzzer sounded at an exasperated Verizon Center on Wednesday night, music blared to drown out an all-too-familiar chant from the departing students and fans: “Fire Thompson!” A 67-65 loss to Big East basement-dweller DePaul did more than guarantee the Hoyas another losing season in conference play;Read More

Women’s Lacrosse | GU Drops Physical Match to Towson

Women’s Lacrosse | GU Drops Physical Match to Towson

February 24, 2017 at 2:29 am 0 comments

The Georgetown women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 17 Towson on Wednesday 13-8 at Cooper Field in an unusually physical game. Towson (2-2) had 40 fouls, most of them in the second half, while Georgetown (1-3) recorded 30 fouls split evenly in each half. The Hoyas also had eight yellowRead More

Men’s Basketball | GU Tournament Chances Derailed by Creighton

February 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

Over the past two seasons, the Georgetown men’s basketball team has let several opposing players obtain their career-highs.   On Sunday, the Hoya defense added another player to that list. No. 23 Creighton (22-5, 9-5 Big East) junior guard Marcus Foster dropped 35 points in the Bluejays 87-70 home routRead More