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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…]

MCLAUGHLIN: Pitino Illustrates Lack of Control Among Coaches

MCLAUGHLIN: Pitino Illustrates Lack of Control Among Coaches

Control. It’s the one thing that coaches at top collegiate programs demand. For an NCAA-mandated 20 hours a week, they control their players from practice to the weight room, film room and beyond. During this allotted time, collegiate coaches dictate their players’ every movement. It’s once they leave the field[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
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Then-freshman Isaac Copeland at last year's event.

Hoya Hoop Madness Brings 2 Chainz to McDonough

2 Chainz will be the musical special guest at tomorrow’s Hoya Hoops Madness, the athletics department announced via social media this morning. And the Hoya Hoops Madness performer is…. @2chainz!! pic.twitter.com/4Ky8Ss2jpv — Georgetown Hoops (@GeorgetownHoops) October 15, 2015 The annual event, rebranded from “Midnight Madness” in 2013, marks the impending[Read More…]

by October 15, 2015 0 comments Sports
FOOTE: Paying Student Athletes is Unrealistic

FOOTE: Paying Student Athletes is Unrealistic

Money. It’s the most influential, important aspect of society, and just as in the rest of the world, it has an enormous influence on college sports. The NCAA brings in nearly $1 billion in revenue annually. But with that money comes huge controversy. The NCAA isn’t like normal corporations, where[Read More…]

by July 2, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
Meredith Cox Crawford and Tyler Crawford line up for a jump ball on their wedding day.

Former Basketball Standouts Cox and Crawford Married

  Georgetown’s basketball teams are well known throughout the country for their on court excellence. However, for Tyler Crawford (COL ’08) and Meredith Cox Crawford (COL ’10), the program turned out to be about much more than just basketball. The two former Georgetown basketball standouts were married May 30, beginning[Read More…]

by June 28, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Senior guard Jabril Trawick provided leadership and toughness during his time on the Hilltop.

COMMENTARY | Trawick, Smith and Whittington Pursue NBA Dreams

The 2015 NBA Draft, which will give 60 prospects around the world an opportunity to pursue their dreams as professional basketball players, will begin tonight at 7 PM. Hundreds of players have been working hard to try to prove that they deserve to be one of those 60, and the[Read More…]

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized
IPPOLITO: Honoring Every Tournament

IPPOLITO: Honoring Every Tournament

If you had any access to a television during the past week and a half, you have probably heard about March Madness and Kentucky’s potential undefeated season. But what you probably did not hear about, for a variety of unfortunate reasons, was that there were two undefeated college teams entering[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
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Protesters gathered to mourn the passing of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teenager from Ohio

Photos of the Week: Jan. 12

Photos of the Week: Jan. 12 – Jan. 16 include a transgender rights protest in memory of Leelah Alcorn, a women’s basketball 69-61 victory over Providence on Saturday, a presentation by Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. on human dignity issues and more. View More Galleries

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Photography, Uncategorized

Will the Georgetown Basketball Team Make a Statement About #BlackLivesMatter?

When the Georgetown men’s basketball team takes the court against No. 10 Kansas on Wednesday at Verizon Center, in a nationally televised, sold-out, primetime showdown, it has an opportunity to do more than just win a game. It has the opportunity to make a statement about the recent non-indictments of[Read More…]

by December 8, 2014 2 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students participating in the silent demonstration in Red Square on Tuesday.

Photos of the Week: Nov. 22

Photos of the Week: Nov. 22 – 28 Photos of the week of Nov. 22 – 28 include the Ferguson Protests around D.C. and Georgetown’s campus, a new volleyball court in-the-making, various sports games, and the 20th annual Rangila at the Kennedy Center.   View More Galleries

by November 29, 2014 0 comments Photography