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KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA
Junior center Jessie Govan tallied two 20-point performances in Georgetown’s first two games while averaging 14.5 rebounds per game. Govan’s efforts earned him a spot on the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. Govan currently leads the conference in rebounding.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Govan Powers Hoyas to 2nd Straight Win

When the AP Preseason Top-25 rankings were released in late October, Mount St. Mary’s received four votes to belong in the Top-25, while Georgetown received none. Yet the Hoyas’ performance against the Mountaineers on Wednesday night proved voters wrong. The Hoyas defeated the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers (0-3) 102-68 in a one-sided affair.[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
KARLA LEYJA FOR THE HOYA
Junior forward Marcus Derrickson helped lead the Hoyas to their first win of the 2017-18 season by tallying 20 points and 8 rebounds.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Score 1st Victory With New Coach Ewing

Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) won 120 basketball games during his playing days on the Hilltop, yet Sunday’s victory over the Jacksonville Dolphins marked the first win for Ewing as head coach of Georgetown’s men’s basketball. The Hoyas (1-0) defeated the Dolphins (0-2) at the Capital One Arena 73-57 in a[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
2017-2018 BASKETBALL PREVIEW

2017-2018 BASKETBALL PREVIEW

  Dismal 2016-17 Season Capped by JTIII Firing An inconsistent season full of ups and downs eventually ended with another postseason absence for the Hoyas, as the team ended 14-18 any while losing 13 games in the Big East.  Georgetown was led by graduate student guard Rodney Pryor and senior[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Basketball Preview 2017-18, Sports
VIEWPOINT: For Justice, Hoyas Should Kneel

VIEWPOINT: For Justice, Hoyas Should Kneel

Music blaring, a collective euphoria swamps the air. Expectations about the upcoming basketball season are irrelevant; today, Georgetown’s prodigal son has returned home. After years of apathy-inducing athletics, Georgetown’s nostalgic alumni return Nov. 12 to see Patrick Ewing’s (COL ’85) first game as head coach for the men’s basketball team.[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 6 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Our Closing Thoughts

In an eventful year for the university, Washington, D.C., and nation, topics from the protection of free speech to ensuring affordability to the basketball program to the university’s role in the current political landscape predominated campus dialogue. As the editorial board reflects on these issues, one thing is clear: It[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Men’s Basketball | Agau’s Return Inspires Optimism

Men’s Basketball | Agau’s Return Inspires Optimism

Three years and several turns of misfortune later, senior forward Akoy Agau is finally completely healthy and ready to return to the dominance he once displayed back in high school, the very dominance that caught Georgetown’s eye, bringing him to the Hilltop as a transfer from the University of Louisville[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Sports

SCATTERGOOD: Week 2 Recap of The Olympics and Closing Preview

With such an eventful second (and final) week of Olympic action, where does one even begin? I suppose a nice place to start would be noting what appears to be a very secure first-place lead on the part of the United States as far as medals are concerned — with[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SCATTERGOOD: Team USA Olympic Preview

Much has happened leading up to the kickoff of the 2016 Summer Olympics, particularly the International Olympic Committee upholding the ban on Russia’s participation in track and field events this year. With the games only _ days away, here is what we can expect from Team USA, from household names[Read More…]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Basketball | Iverson Inducted to Hall of Fame

Allen Iverson, former Georgetown basketball player and NBA star, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday. Iverson played for the Georgetown men’s basketball team under then-Head Coach John Thompson Jr. from 1994 to 1996. In his two-season career on the Hilltop, he led Georgetown to[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Sports
2015-2016 Basketball Preview

2015-2016 Basketball Preview

The Hoya’s Basketball Preview has everything you need to know before the 2015-2016 season. Men’s Basketball Smith-Rivera Returns for Final Season The rumor broke just before lunchtime on March 31. “Hearing not-so-great things about D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera being back at Georgetown next season,” Casual Hoya, a popular SB Nation site, tweeted.[Read More…]