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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

Hoyas Bounce Back, Knock Off Pittsburgh on the Road

PITTSBURGH – On Sunday, Georgetown junior guard Chris Wright, hampered by foul trouble and poor shooting, struggled against Villanova, managing just six points. Three days later the Hoyas’ captain washed away any memories of that performance, scoring a game-high 27 points to lead No. 12 Georgetown (14-3, 5-2 Big East)[Read More…]

by January 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Pregame Fight Results in Two Suspensions

Georgetown announced on Wednesday night the suspension of two players following a pregame altercation between the Georgetown and Louisville women’s basketball teams on Saturday. Georgetown came out on the right end of a 60-56 contest, in which there were 52 fouls. The incident that occurred more than an hour before[Read More…]

by January 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Continue Brutal Stretch at No. 9 Pitt

Major League Baseball uses the term “Hot Stove League,” to describe its action-packed offseason. For No. 12 Georgetown (13-3, 4-2), it’s in the midst of its own hot stove league and there’s no end in sight. Three days removed from a tough road loss in Philadelphia to No. 4 Villanova,[Read More…]

by January 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

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