Post Tagged with: "D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera"

Lack of Emotional Leadership Sinks Season

An Instagram post should have changed everything; at least I thought it would. On April 7, 2015, a week after Georgetown issued a press release announcing that guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera would declare for the NBA draft, Smith-Rivera posted an Instagram saying that he, in fact, would return for his senior[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Year in Review 2015-2016
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Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes averaged 8.7 points per game and 6.7 rebounds per game this season. He appeared in 27 out of 33 games and recorded four double-doubles.

Men’s Basketball | Hayes Returns for 5th Year

Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes’ career was supposed to be over, but his surprise announcement on the evening of the men’s basketball banquet informed fans and teammates that he would be returning for a fifth year. The NCAA had awarded him a fifth year of eligibility. During the banquet,[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Senior guard and co-captain D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera finished his senior season with a team-high 16.2 points per game, 4.5 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per game.

Commentary | Hoyas’ High Expectations Flounder

Voices echoed down hallways and balls bounced in the background in McDonough Arena. It was Media Day in October, and the outlook for the Georgetown men’s basketball season was strong. “As many players as we have returning and with the group we have, I think we’re better than people perceive[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas End Big East Tournament Run With 81-67 Loss to Wildcats

Georgetown’s season is likely over, but it didn’t end without a good fight. The men’s basketball team (15-18, 8-12 Big East) fought until the final horn against the No. 3 Villanova (28-4, 17-2 Big East) before falling 81-67 on Thursday. The Hoyas held the Wildcats’ high-powered offense to just 28 points and[Read More…]

by March 10, 2016 0 comments Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Advance to Quarterfinals of Big East Tournament

Losing six games in a row was all the Georgetown men’s basketball team (15-17, 8-11 Big East) could take before its defense and offense finally came back to life against DePaul (9-23, 3-16 Big East) in a 68-51 win Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. In the first round of[Read More…]

by March 10, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Sophomore forward Isaac Copeland scored three foul shots in the final seconds of regulation to send the game into overtime in Georgetown's eventual 90-87 loss to Butler on Saturday.

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas’ Comeback Bid Falls Short in OT Against Bulldogs

Down 75-59 with 4:25 left in the second half, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (14-15, 7-9 Big East) had a very low chance of getting a win on Senior Day against Butler (19-9, 8-8 Big East). Although the Hoyas did lose 90-87 in the end, they put together a 21-5[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 1 comment Sports
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Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes emerged as a starter this season, averaging 8.5 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Host Bulldogs on Senior Day

This season’s Senior Day for the men’s basketball team (14-14, 7-8 Big East) will be a far cry from the Senior Day of last season — both in terms of where the team is this year and in terms of the seniors themselves. As Georgetown prepares to take on Butler[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 2 comments Sports
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Senior guard and co-captain D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera leads Georgetown in scoring with 16.3 points per game.

Commentary | GU’s Talent Falls Short in 2015-16

By now, everyone has taken off the rose-colored glasses. Fans and pundits alike see the Georgetown men’s basketball team’s (14-14, 7-8 Big East) season for what it truly is — or perhaps more aptly, was — and recognize that the postseason is all but a pipe dream. No. 8 Xavier[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Drop to .500 After Loss to Musketeers

Though the Georgetown men’s basketball team (14-14, 7-8 Big East) trailed by just two points at halftime in Saturday’s home game against No. 8 Xavier (24-3, 12-3 Big East), Xavier outscored Georgetown 53-37 in the second half, leading to an 88-70 loss. The Hoyas did not put up much of[Read More…]

by February 22, 2016 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Commentary | Losses Doom NCAA Bid

The Georgetown men’s basketball team’s (14-13, 7-7 Big East) season may not technically be over, but in reality, it is. With showdowns looming against two top-10 teams — No. 8 Xavier (23-3, 11-3 Big East) and No. 1 Villanova (23-3, 12-1 Big East) — as well as a tough road[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Sports