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Little Three Emerges as Vital Force

Following junior guard Austin Freeman’s 33-point explosion against Connecticut, Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson III said that if it wasn’t Freeman, it would have been someone else. The sixth-year head coach began spouting off numbers like four (Chris Wright) and 10 (Greg Monroe). Then, after a moment’s pause, he threw[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 0 comments Sports
Hoyas Burn Out After Hot Start in ‘Cuse

Hoyas Burn Out After Hot Start in ‘Cuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Touting its highest ranking since February of 2008, Georgetown burst into Syracuse like it was shot out of a cannon. After 40 minutes of sloppy basketball, the Hoyas stumbled out of the Carrier Dome with their worst loss of the year. Despite a 14-0 start from No.[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Leaders Trip, GU Stumbles and Falls

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – All season long, Georgetown has lived and died by the play of its Big Three. Greg Monroe, the future lottery pick, Austin Freeman, the Dematha Miracle Man, and Chris Wright, the feisty, hard-nosed point guard, have combined for 45.9 points per game for the Hoyas. While they[Read More…]

by January 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Ride Balanced Attack to Easy Win

The Hoyas had a break from top-10 opponents Saturday afternoon, and they took advantage. Paced by a balanced scoring attack, No. 12 Georgetown (15-3, 6-2 Big East) cruised past Rutgers (9-10, 0-7) to an 88-63 win at Verizon Center. Coming off of a loss at No. 4 Villanova and win[Read More…]

by January 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Stingy Defense Keeps Bearcats at Bay

They say good defense wins championships. While it didn’t have the Georgetown Hoyas standing at center court, basking in their One Shining Moment Saturday afternoon, it did grant them the rare blowout victory they had been desperately seeking. Georgetown brought its defensive attitude to Verizon Center against Cincinnati and bullied[Read More…]

by February 23, 2008 0 comments Sports

In ‘Goode’ Times and Bad, We Still Love Hoyas

To the Editor: I was disappointed to read Harlan Goode’s opinion of Jeff Green’s performance in the Final Four game against Ohio State Saturday night (“Game Was Green’s to Win,” The Hoya, March 21, 2007). I feel that he unfairly focused on only the negative aspects of the game and[Read More…]

by April 3, 2007 0 comments Sports

Freshman Crop Highlights 2007 Tournament Full of Talent

Skip your classes on Thursday. Call in sick to work on Friday. For the next few weeks, park yourself in front of the nearest TV and don’t leave until the nets have come down in Atlanta. You won’t want to miss a single game of the 2007 NCAA Tournament –[Read More…]

by March 16, 2007 0 comments Sports

Will the Sixth Time Be the Charm for Georgetown

After five consecutive losses in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament, the Hoyas will try to make 2007 the year that they break into the Final Four for the first time since 1999. “The whole issue of getting to that final four has always been a goal here and one[Read More…]

by February 13, 2007 0 comments Sports

No Luck Involved: Hoyas Pummel Irish

News and Notes – Georgetown’s dominant play early featured some up tempo basketball, not often a feature of the more deliberate Princeton offense. As the post-game press conference came to a close, Thompson asked his father, who was standing in the back of the room, if he had anything to[Read More…]

by December 5, 2006 0 comments Sports

Search for Replacements Ruins NCAAs

As the NCAA basketball season comes to a close with the Final Four, we should be analyzing the player and team matchups and celebrating the fact that they made it this far. Instead, with the opening of two high-profile college basketball coaching jobs at this juncture, there are unnecessary distractions[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Sports