Leaders Trip, GU Stumbles and Falls

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – All season long, Georgetown has lived and died by the play of its Big Three. Greg Monroe, the future lottery pick, Austin Freeman, the Dematha Miracle Man, and Chris Wright, the feisty, hard-nosed point guard, have combined for 45.9 points per game for the Hoyas. While they[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Lady Hoyas Overcome Controversy, Continue Climb With 16th Straight Win

The Hoyas have won 16 straight games since just before Thanksgiving, setting a new school record.Yet that winning trend comes with a caveat: The Hoyas win, but they tend to make things interesting.   For the third time in four games, Georgetown (17-2, 6-0) let a large, double-digit lead dwindle[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

NY Leaves Enduring Impression In Its Wake

Even after his team’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, New York Jets’ owner Woody Johnson has good reason to be proud of Gang Green. Not only did the Jets completely shatter expectations for this season – few would have predicted a playoff berth, let alone[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Georgetown Swimmers Tune Up for Big East Tournament

The Georgetown swimming and diving program is picking up right where it left off before winter break, continuing an impressive stretch as the team prepares for the Big East tournament in three weeks. The women’s team won their seventh and eighth consecutive meets of the season this past weekend. The[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Ride Balanced Attack to Easy Win

The Hoyas had a break from top-10 opponents Saturday afternoon, and they took advantage. Paced by a balanced scoring attack, No. 12 Georgetown (15-3, 6-2 Big East) cruised past Rutgers (9-10, 0-7) to an 88-63 win at Verizon Center. Coming off of a loss at No. 4 Villanova and win[Read More…]

by January 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

After Pitt Win, GU Continues Schedule’s Toughest Stretch

It’s not often a game in the middle of January is a must-win, but that’s exactly what Wednesday’s game was for Georgetown. The Hoyas had gone from goats to heroes in a mere 20 minutes against then-No. 14 Connecticut, and while the win was nice, it was an escape act[Read More…]

by January 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Swimming and Diving Trains Hard in Florida

Each year, while the rest of the Georgetown population is at home singing Christmas carols and opening presents, the Georgetown University swimming and diving team is nervously anticipating its annual winter training session. This eight-day adventure usually takes place in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where the swimmers are able to train[Read More…]

by January 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

League Play Exposes Best and Worst

Thanks to all of you for taking a look at the first installment of Three-Point Play in 2010. A lot of basketball has taken place since our last column, so let’s take a look at some of the more notable developments. 1. The Pac-10 is pathetic. Not a single team[Read More…]

by January 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Win 15th Straight at Cincinnati

Monica McNutt will tell you that there was something a little different about the basketballs that Cincinnati was using. During the Hoyas’ 60-56 win over the Bearcats on Wednesday, McNutt was on fire, shooting 9-of-15 from the floor, including 8-of-12 from beyond the arc. “It was something about those [basketballs],”[Read More…]

by January 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Offense Makes All the Wright Moves

PITTSBURGH – John Thompson III sounded like a broken record after his No. 12 Hoyas beat the No. 9 Pittsburgh Panthers. “I’ve said this after probably the last four or five game and will probably say it into the future,” Thompson said. “We have different guys on any given night[Read More…]

by January 20, 2010 0 comments Sports