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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

Comeback Proves Hoyas Are Growing Up

Heading into the locker room at halftime, Georgetown appeared to be overmatched by a fast-paced UConn team that had asserted its will on both ends of the floor. Walking off the court after an improbable 72-69 victory, however, Austin Freeman and the Hoyas proved that the complexion of a game[Read More…]

by January 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

After Scalding Start, Lady Hoyas Enter National Picture

Typical Georgetown vs. Syracuse. Typical high emotions. Typical drama. Not such a typical ending.   The Georgetown women’s basketball team traveled into Northern New York last Saturday, riding high on a 10-game winning streak and having not lost a game since mid November. Over 1,100 people filed into the stands,[Read More…]

by January 7, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Fall to 3-Point-Happy Golden Eagles

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Marquette finally got the monkey off its back. After losing back-to-back games in the closing seconds to No. 8 West Virginia and No. 6 Villanova, Marquette held on to beat a top-15 opponent Wednesday night as it downed No. 12 Georgetown 62-59. The Golden Eagles (10-5, 1-2[Read More…]

by January 6, 2010 0 comments Sports

Wright, Freeman Pace Hoyas in Big East Road Win

ROSEMONT, ILL. – Met by frigid temperatures in Chicago for the first game of their Midwest road trip, the Hoyas responded by heating up Allstate Arena. Georgetown (11-1, 2-0 Big East) shot a blistering 57.1 percent from the field and led the entire way, cruising to a 67-50 win over[Read More…]

by January 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Weather Storm in League Opener

The Hoyas rang in the New Year in style Thursday evening, closing the decade with a victory as they started the 2010 Big East season on the right foot. No. 13 Georgetown (10-1, 1-0 Big East) beat St. John’s (10-3, 0-1), 66-59, behind 21 points from junior guard Chris Wright[Read More…]

by January 1, 2010 0 comments Sports