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Basketball | Teams Release Conference and Nonconference Schedules

Basketball | Teams Release Conference and Nonconference Schedules

The Georgetown men’s and women’s basketball teams released their Big East and nonconference schedules on Sept. 13 and Sept. 17, respectively, with important rivalry and conference matchups for both squads. The men’s team will open its 13-game slate of nonconference games with a home matchup on Nov. 6 against the[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Georgetown's Athletic Hall of Fame Inducted seven new members on Feb. 9. From left to right: Stephen Iorio, Daniel Martin, Ebiho Ahokhai, Melissa Tytko, Paul Tagliabue, Matthew Rienzo and Janne Kouri, front.

Georgetown Inducts 7 Alumni Into Athletics Hall of Fame

Seven former Georgetown student-athletes were elected to the Georgetown Hall of Fame by the Georgetown University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics on Feb. 9. The seven inductees were Daniel Martin (COL ’97), Janne Kouri (MSB ’97), Ebiho Ahonkhai (SFS ’97), Stephen Iorio (GSB ’98), Melissa Tytko (MSB ’99), Matthew Rienzo (COL[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Junior center Jessie Govan scored a game-high 27 points while grabbing 7 rebounds, yet the Hoyas still fell 73-69 to the Friars. The loss marks Georgetown’s second time in as many games that the Blue and Gray have blown a lead with under a minute remaining.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Late Lead Slips Away From the Hoyas

Four days after Groundhog Day, it felt just like the movie. End of regulation. Tie game with seconds remaining. Deja vu. Sophomore guard Jagan Mosely waited on the Friars logo at midcourt for a screen from junior center Jessie Govan. Mosely attacked right but could not turn the corner, forcing[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

GINSBERG: Bring Men’s Basketball Back Home

“Home Sw33t Home.” The motto on this year’s We Are Georgetown shirt is intended to honor new basketball head coach and program legend Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85), who wore the number 33 during his four years on the Hilltop. However, this motto also underscores a sad irony: The Georgetown Hoyas[Read More…]

by January 23, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Chris Sodom Dismissed for Violating Team Rules

Freshman center Chris Sodom was dismissed from the Georgetown men’s basketball team for violating team rules, Georgetown Head Coach Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) announced Dec. 19. The university has not yet provided further information on Sodom’s dismissal. In six games this season, Sodom played a total of 27 minutes. Before[Read More…]

by December 28, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Junior center Jessie Govan was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the second straight week, after scoring 23 points against Maryland-Eastern Shore.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Dominate Hawks, Improve to 3-0

The Georgetown men’s basketball team cruised to another lopsided victory Saturday, defeating the University of Marlyand-Eastern Shore Hawks 83-57 as Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) wrapped up his first full week as head coach. Despite the large margin of victory, Ewing said he realizes that bigger challenges lie ahead for his[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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
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


  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