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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Stingy Defense Keeps Bearcats at Bay

They say good defense wins championships. While it didn’t have the Georgetown Hoyas standing at center court, basking in their One Shining Moment Saturday afternoon, it did grant them the rare blowout victory they had been desperately seeking. Georgetown brought its defensive attitude to Verizon Center against Cincinnati and bullied[Read More…]

by February 23, 2008 0 comments Sports

Georgetown Takes Third in Coed, Women’s Regattas

At the Atlantic Coast Championships, two third-place finishes may not be as bad as they seem. In the coed regatta at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fl., Georgetown came in third behind Boston College and St. Mary’s, two of the top-ranked teams in the nation. The Hoyas’ women finished behind[Read More…]

by November 13, 2007 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

In ‘Goode’ Times and Bad, We Still Love Hoyas

To the Editor: I was disappointed to read Harlan Goode’s opinion of Jeff Green’s performance in the Final Four game against Ohio State Saturday night (“Game Was Green’s to Win,” The Hoya, March 21, 2007). I feel that he unfairly focused on only the negative aspects of the game and[Read More…]

by April 3, 2007 0 comments Sports

Freshman Crop Highlights 2007 Tournament Full of Talent

Skip your classes on Thursday. Call in sick to work on Friday. For the next few weeks, park yourself in front of the nearest TV and don’t leave until the nets have come down in Atlanta. You won’t want to miss a single game of the 2007 NCAA Tournament –[Read More…]

by March 16, 2007 0 comments Sports

Will the Sixth Time Be the Charm for Georgetown

After five consecutive losses in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament, the Hoyas will try to make 2007 the year that they break into the Final Four for the first time since 1999. “The whole issue of getting to that final four has always been a goal here and one[Read More…]

by February 13, 2007 0 comments Sports

No Luck Involved: Hoyas Pummel Irish

News and Notes – Georgetown’s dominant play early featured some up tempo basketball, not often a feature of the more deliberate Princeton offense. As the post-game press conference came to a close, Thompson asked his father, who was standing in the back of the room, if he had anything to[Read More…]

by December 5, 2006 0 comments Sports

GU Improves After Weekend Regattas Against Local Foes

Georgetown crew competed in two races over the weekend, the Navy Day Regatta in Philadelphia on Saturday and the Occoquan Chase in Sandy Run, Va. on Sunday. In Philadelphia, the men’s lightweight four team was one of three first-place Georgetown teams. The team overwhelmed its competition, beating out second-place Delaware[Read More…]

by October 17, 2006 0 comments Sports

Georgetown Finishes Second in Penultimate Event of Autumn

When the going gets tough, Georgetown starts winning. Despite adverse playing conditions, three Hoyas placed in the top 20 at the Big Five Invitational, earning the team a tie for second place in Philadelphia this past weekend. “The Philadelphia Cricket Club is a very tough course,” Head Coach Tommy Hunter[Read More…]

by October 17, 2006 0 comments Sports

GU Gains Experience and Respect in Weekend Tournaments

After the men trotted out their `A’ team at the Bollettieri Collegiate Challenge, and the women leaned on upperclassmen for a 4-3 win over Delaware last weekend, this weekend was all about experience for the Hoyas, as they competed at the Hampton Roads Invitational Tournament with players from 18 schools.[Read More…]

by October 17, 2006 0 comments Sports