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Second-Half Comeback Falls Short in Hoyas’ Loss to No. 4 Wildcats

PHILADELPHIA – The Big East is noted for its physical style of play, and Sunday’s matchup between No. 11 Georgetown and No. 4 Villanova did not disappoint. The two teams combined for 52 personal fouls in a slugfest that had more contact than some boxing matches, as Villanova outlasted the[Read More…]

by January 17, 2010 0 comments Sports
Freshmen Mistakes Hurt Hoyas in Loss

Freshmen Mistakes Hurt Hoyas in Loss

PHILADELPHIA – Two years ago, the Hoyas were the Cardiac Kids, winning games in the closing seconds on their way to a conference title. This year, they might just be the Comeback Kids. A week after surmounting a 15-point halftime deficit in a win over Connecticut, No. 11 Georgetown (13-3,[Read More…]

by January 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Capsize Pirates at Verizon

Before a marquee game against No. 4 Villanova, a team full of talented guards, the No. 11 Hoyas proved that they too have a backcourt trio to be reckoned with. Georgetown’s starting guards combined for 57 points on 71 percent shooting to lead the Hoyas (13-2, 4-1 Big East) to[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Invited to Warrior Classic

ESPN Regional Television announced on Wednesday the creation of the ESPNU Warrior Classic lacrosse event, and the No. 13 Georgetown Hoyas have accepted an invitation to be one of its four inaugural participants. The doubleheader will be played on Saturday, April 24 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. Georgetown[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Ten Years, Ten Moments to Remember

The 2000s were quite a decade in sports. Baseball was rocked by steroid allegations. Small market teams became increasingly marginalized. Tiger Woods revolutionized golf by introducing fitness, something long missing in the game. Women’s sports saw tremendous gains through personalities like Sheryl Swoopes, Mia Hamm and the Williams sisters. And[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Southern California’s New Head Man Brings Significant Baggage

I don’t know how he does it. What Lane Kiffin has accomplished as a head coach is simply astounding – aside from everything his teams do on the field, that is. No prior head-coaching experience? No problem. He landed the Raiders job. A 5-15 record in Oakland and a public[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

No. 18 Georgetown Holds on For 13th Consecutive Victory

“Rebound, share the ball, and. ” starts Latia Magee, a sophomore forward, before looking toward Jaleesa Butler, a senior forward, to finish her sentence. “You mixed it up,” Butler said laughing. “It’s `defend, rebound, share the ball.’” They repeat the last part together. The Hoyas (14-2, 3-0 Big East) did[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Withstand Late Run to Topple Cardinals

On Tuesday night, the Georgetown women’s basketball team attained its 500th victory in program history. The Hoyas were riding high on a 13-game winning streak and had attained their highest national ranking in school history. Georgetown was on cloud nine.   But in the Big East, the winds can change[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Must Be On Guard for Villanova’s Reynolds

No. 4 Villanova will have plenty of weapons ready when No. 11 Georgetown comes calling Sunday afternoon, but none are more deadly than Scottie Reynolds. The Wildcats (15-1, 4-0 Big East) have four guards that score over nine points per game which Georgetown (13-2, 4-1 Big East) must be aware[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Freeman Keys Second-Half Surge as Hoyas Top Huskies

As Georgetown’s players left the court all smiles to a standing ovation, the majority of Verizon Center’s 15,654 fans could be heard chanting two simple words: Austin Freeman. Trailing by as many as 19 in the first half, No. 12 Georgetown (12-2, 3-1 Big East) stormed back in the second[Read More…]

by January 9, 2010 0 comments Sports