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The Big East Needs a Big Year

The Big East Needs a Big Year

The 2013-2014 basketball season kicked off a new era for the Big East Conference. Fresh off the exodus that saw traditional Big East powerhouses Syracuse and Pittsburgh head for the ACC, the Big East took the court for the first time with its new membership: the retained “Catholic 7” and[Read More…]

by November 19, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
NATE MOULTON FOR THE HOYA

Georgetown basketball player Ki-Ke Rafiu (COL '16) had been taking sports clothes home to Nigeria to encourage sports.

Nigerian Student Works to Inspire Girls at Home

At Georgetown, it’s easy to take basic necessities for granted and never think twice about throwing out our old things. Ki-Ke Rafiu (COL ’16), a Georgetown women’s basketball player, is here to change that. Born in Kudana, Nigeria, in a place where even a pair of sneakers was an almost[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
FILE PHOTO: ANDREAS JENINGA/THE HOYA
Indiana Pacers center and former Georgetown player Roy Hibbert (COL ’08) donated $1 million to the Thompson Athletics Center.

Hibbert Adds $1M To TAC Donations

Following in the footsteps of Georgetown men’s basketball greats Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) and Jeff Green (COL ’12), All-American Roy Hibbert (COL ’08) made a donation toward the construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center, prompting fan-favorite CasualHoya to launch a giving campaign of its own. The[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WADEKAR | A Snapshot of the GU Basketball Experience

WADEKAR | A Snapshot of the GU Basketball Experience

It wasn’t supposed to end this way. I’m not talking about the end for Georgetown; the second-round NIT loss to top-seeded Florida State is what I expected when Josh Smith was declared academically ineligible. I’m talking about the end for me. After four years of watching every Georgetown men’s basketball[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
JANET ZHU/THE HOYA

The McDonough Revival

It is ironic that the most fun we’ve had at a Georgetown basketball game took place in an unremarkable first-round NIT game against West Virginia on March 8. What made this game so memorable was neither the intensity of a rivalry nor the thrill of beating a formidable opponent. It[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Mountaineers Present First Challenge in NIT

As has become expected in March, Georgetown heard its name called on Selection Sunday. It just wasn’t for the tournament the Hoyas usually play in. On Tuesday, Georgetown will take on West Virginia in the first round of the NIT tournament at McDonough Arena. “We definitely wanted to be in the NCAA[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 0 comments Sports
Attendance Beyond the Numbers

Attendance Beyond the Numbers

Home attendance for Georgetown’s men’s basketball team declined for the third straight season in 2013-2014, falling 16.5 percent over the last year. The decrease — from an average of 10,911 fans last year to 9,106 this year — comes as the Hoyas played their first season in a Big East that was[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

GU Needs Its Own Cathedral of Sport

Unless he is actually on the Georgetown men’s basketball team, you would be hard-pressed to find someone on campus who came to Georgetown strictly for basketball. Yet when I decided that I wanted to come to the Hilltop for college, I have to admit that I was most excited to[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Opinion

Finding Their Own Way at GU

When Corey Ewing moved into her New South room in August, her arrival created more buzz than that of an average freshman. The excitement, however, had less to do with her, and more to do with the man carrying her luggage: her 7-foot father. Patrick Ewing graduated from Georgetown in[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Sports
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Butler Stands Out in Losses

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Butler Stands Out in Losses

After winning its season opener last weekend, the Georgetown women’s basketball team struggled in its second weekend of competition, dropping games to South Dakota State and No. 11 California. On Friday, the Hoyas (1-2) traveled to Brookings, S.D., to take on the Jackrabbits. Georgetown fell behind early and were unable to complete the[Read More…]

by November 19, 2013 0 comments Sports