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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…]

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 college[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