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Efficient Hoyas Upend Orange to Advance to Semis

Efficient Hoyas Upend Orange to Advance to Semis

NEW YORK – In a roller coaster season of lofty peaks and deflating valleys, Georgetown recorded perhaps its best win of the year Thursday afternoon in the Big East Tournament. Behind junior point guard Chris Wright’s 27 points, the eighth-seeded Hoyas (22-9) beat the top-seeded Orange (28-4) 91-84 in the[Read More…]

by March 11, 2010 0 comments Sports
Third Time’s the Charm for Hoyas Against Syracuse Zone

Third Time’s the Charm for Hoyas Against Syracuse Zone

NEW YORK – The first time Georgetown and Syracuse met at the Carrier Dome in January, the young Hoyas looked shell-shocked against a Syracuse zone that was long, fast and showed few openings. Georgetown was so frustrated that after the game none of the players were made available to the[Read More…]

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Hoyas Outrun Bulls, Move On to Big East Quarters

Hoyas Outrun Bulls, Move On to Big East Quarters

NEW YORK – In February, Georgetown (21-9) let an 11-point second-half lead slip away in a loss to South Florida (20-12). In the second round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden, the eighth-seeded Hoyas withstood a second-half push from the ninth-seeded Bulls to pull away with a[Read More…]

by March 10, 2010 0 comments Sports
Hoyas Need Consistency Against Orange

Hoyas Need Consistency Against Orange

NEW YORK – Georgetown was as different as night and day at times in its two losses to rival Syracuse this year. Cut out the opening three minutes of the first game and the final 12 of the second contest, and the Orange outscored the Hoyas by 54 points. The[Read More…]

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Hoyas Look for Revenge in Second-Round Matchup With USF

As the final buzzer sounded in February at Verizon Center, South Florida sophomore guard Dominique Jones could be seen flexing his muscles towards the crowd, saying, “This is my city.” On Wednesday South Florida (20-11) and No. 22 Georgetown (20-9) will find out which team New York City belongs to[Read More…]

by March 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Big Three Lead Hoyas to Big Win Over Cincy

Welcome back, Big Three. For the better part of three weeks, Georgetown’s Big Three of Austin Freeman, Greg Monroe and Chris Wright had struggled to click, rarely running at all cylinders. On a night where Austin Freeman would drop 29, Chris Wright would be quiet with four points. Greg Monroe[Read More…]

by March 6, 2010 0 comments Sports

Win Secures First Round Bye for Hoyas

After beating a string of illnesses, the Hoyas had no trouble on the basketball court in their regular season finale. Back at full strength, No. 19 Georgetown (20-9, 10-8 Big East) secured a first-round bye in the Big East tournament with a convincing 74-47 win over Cincinnati (16-14, 7-11). Junior[Read More…]

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Feeling Better, Freeman Begins to Cope With Diabetes

Feeling Better, Freeman Begins to Cope With Diabetes

Georgetown’s leading scorer Austin Freeman spoke with the media Thursday afternoon to discuss his diagnosis of diabetes. “To hear that, it was tough at first, but I know that I can deal with something like this,” Freeman said. “It’s something I have to deal with, and I’ll be able to[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Sports
In Face of Adversity, Freeman Gives Teammates Another Lesson in Composure

In Face of Adversity, Freeman Gives Teammates Another Lesson in Composure

Austin Freeman sat, microphones intruding his personal space, with his coach to his left and cameras and reporters all waiting in anticipation to see what he was going to say. Then a reporter asked the question everyone had on their minds: What did Freeman think when he was told he[Read More…]

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GU Enters Win Column With Second-Half Spurt Against Harvard

GU Enters Win Column With Second-Half Spurt Against Harvard

Even without one of the nation’s top defenders, the Hoyas kept Harvard at bay long enough to notch their first win of the season. Georgetown scored nine second-half goals to break open a five-goal fourth-quarter advantage and held off a late Harvard rally for a 13-12 victory Wednesday. Playing without[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Sports