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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Win Pivotal Conference Game in 2OT

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Win Pivotal Conference Game in 2OT

In a double overtime thriller, the Georgetown men’s basketball team defeated the Providence Friars 96-90, thanks to late-game heroics by freshmen guards Mac McClung and James Akinjo. With 3.9 seconds remaining in regulation and the Hoyas down three, McClung quickly dribbled the ball up the court, avoiding Providence defenders trying[Read More…]

by January 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Open Conference Schedule

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Open Conference Schedule

After finishing up its nonconference schedule with a blowout win over Rider, Georgetown women’s basketball was set to begin conference play with a home match against Xavier on Dec. 29. Over the course of the next week, the Hoyas (8-7, 2-2 Big East) played three games against conference opponents that[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
Senior center Jessie Govan steadies himself at the free throw line.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Off to Shaky Big East Start

After winning its first conference game, the Georgetown men’s basketball team lost close contests in its next two Big East matchups. The team lost star freshman guard Mac McClung to an ankle injury, so it relied on others to step up. In Georgetown’s (11-5, 1-2 Big East) Big East opener[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
ALLAN GICHOHI FOR THE HOYA
The women's lacrosse team is fourth in the Big East with a record of 3-1 in conference play. The Hoyas have outscored their opponents this season 103-77.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | GU Defeats Big East Rivals Cincinnati and Denver

The Georgetown women’s lacrosse team downed two Big East Conference foes this week. Last Saturday, Georgetown triumphed 16-10 over Cincinnati in Ohio. The win marked the Hoyas’ second league victory for the season, with their only loss of the season to Florida on March 24. “It was a big conference[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKTEBALL | Hoyas Fall to Red Storm in 1st Round, Wildcats Win Big East

MEN’S BASKTEBALL | Hoyas Fall to Red Storm in 1st Round, Wildcats Win Big East

In front of a sold-out Madison Square Garden, Providence’s senior point guard Kyron Cartwright was ready to seal a victory against the No. 2 team in the country following an astonishing 12-point comeback in the second half. Approaching a Big East tournament record of three straight overtime games, Cartwright launched[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA
Junior guard Dionna White scored 33 points in Georgetown’s win against DePaul last Friday and 27 points in Saturday’s loss to Marquette. Her efforts were enough to win Big East Player of the Week honors.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Defeats Big East Leader DePaul

As the Hoyas embarked on their most difficult road stretch of the season, one thing became certain: The team would have to put forth its best performance against the top two seeds in the Big East to have any chance of pulling off wins. Georgetown did just that last weekend[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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VOLLEYBALL | Rens Introduced as New Head Coach

With 19 seasons of head coaching experience at the college level and six NCAA appearances under his belt, Toby Rens is ready to bring his expertise to the Hilltop. On Jan. 15, Rens began as the head coach of the Georgetown women’s volleyball team following the resignation of former head[Read More…]

by January 19, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Junior center Jessie Govan will be critical to Georgetown's success against Villanova on both ends of the court as the Hoyas try and stop National Player of the Year candidate, junior point guard Jalen Brunson.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Faces No. 1 Villanova in Season’s Toughest Test

Following his team’s more than 20-point loss to Villanova on Jan. 10, Xavier Head Coach Chris Mack had nothing but praise for one of the nation’s top-floor generals, Villanova’s junior point guard Jalen Brunson. “If you peel his face off, it probably would have wires coming out of it,” Mack[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COMMENTARY | Ewing’s Nonconference Schedule Breeds Complacency

COMMENTARY | Ewing’s Nonconference Schedule Breeds Complacency

It was a risk — there were always going to be critics and naysayers, but Head Coach Patrick Ewing did not care. When Ewing pulled the Georgetown men’s basketball team out of the inaugural Phil Knight Invitational, a 16-team tournament held in Portland, Ore., many professional analysts claimed  that the[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FEATURE | Williams Resigns as Women’s Volleyball Coach

FEATURE | Williams Resigns as Women’s Volleyball Coach

Georgetown women’s volleyball Head Coach Arlisa Williams resigned from her position Sunday, one day after finishing the 2017 season with a five-set loss to Creighton in McDonough Arena. It was the second time this season Georgetown was topped by the Creighton Bluejays after a four-set loss Sept. 22; similarly, on[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top