Sports

NCAA Tournament Preview Podcast

Before tuning in to CBS Thursday afternoon, listen in to The Hoya’s first ever NCAA Preview podcast and join host Dave Finn as Hoya Staff Writers Ryan Travers and Kevin Wessel analyze the Georgetown men’s basketball team and its road to the Final Four. Also along for the ride is[Read More…]

by March 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

Men’s Regional Breakdowns

While the Hoyas’ road to Indianapolis promises to be a treacherous one, most other title contenders don’t exactly have cake walks to the Final Four either. Let’s take a look at who has the potential to make serious runs in each of the four regions and take note of some[Read More…]

by March 15, 2010 0 comments Sports
Hoyas Fall, But Prove They’re Not Down And Out

Hoyas Fall, But Prove They’re Not Down And Out

NEW YORK – As Head Coach John Thompson III and his players fielded questions from the media following their 60-58 loss to West Virginia in the Big East tournament finals, the room had the feel of a funeral. Thompson’s voice was low and his players sat beside him staring off[Read More…]

by March 14, 2010 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized
Butler Provides Dagger in Hoyas’ Heartbreaker at Big East Finals

Butler Provides Dagger in Hoyas’ Heartbreaker at Big East Finals

NEW YORK – With the Big East tournament title hanging in the balance, another contest arose that would decide the league’s champion. Georgetown’s Chris Wright and West Virginia’s Da’Sean Butler were competing for Most Valuable Player of the tournament, and whoever could make the final play would take home all[Read More…]

by March 14, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Draw Three Seed, Headed to Providence

A day after its run through the Big East tournament ended in a last-second title game loss, Georgetown was awarded a three seed in the Midwest Regional for the NCAA tournament. Sitting with a crowd of fans in O’Donovan Hall, the Hoyas learned that they will play Ohio on Thursday[Read More…]

by March 14, 2010 0 comments Sports
Monroe Leads Hoyas to Big East Finals as Revenge Tour Continues

Monroe Leads Hoyas to Big East Finals as Revenge Tour Continues

NEW YORK – When sophomore center Greg Monroe first came to Georgetown he was well aware of the Hilltop’s history of great big men, and he said it was a big factor in coming to play for the Hoyas. “It played a lot in [the decision to come to Georgetown],”[Read More…]

by March 12, 2010 0 comments Sports
Hoyas’ Big East Success Harkens Back to 2008

Hoyas’ Big East Success Harkens Back to 2008

NEW YORK – There are only two players remaining from the Hoyas’ 2008 run to the Big East tournament championship, but the similarities between the two teams have been unmistakable at Madison Square Garden. The 2010 version has now knocked off three teams that beat them during the regular season[Read More…]

by March 12, 2010 0 comments Sports
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…]

by March 11, 2010 0 comments Sports
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