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Surprise Success Ends in Heartbreak

Surprise Success Ends in Heartbreak

It may have been filled with its own share of exciting victories — included two over a Final Four team (Syracuse) and one over the eventual national champion (Louisville) — but the 2012-13 men’s basketball season will above all be remembered for Georgetown’s humiliation at the hands of Florida Gulf[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Risks Losing Elite Status If Lack of Success Continues

For us seniors, calling the last four years of Georgetown basketball a disappointment would be a severe understatement. We arrived on the Hilltop the year after a trip to the Final Four, with almost all of the roster returning and two McDonald’s All-Americans in Austin Freeman and Chris Wright joining[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments Sports

Illusion of Big East Dominance Takes Hit in Tournament

Only two weeks ago, the Big East stood at the height of its power with an NCAA tournament-record 11 teams in the field. Pundits were discussing whether this year’s conference was the strongest in college basketball history. Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Connecticut and Louisville all harbored realistic Final Four aspirations.[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

The Good Remains in Sports

Sports have had a lackluster shine recently. In the past 12 months we’ve seen Tiger Woods’ armor reduced to rubble as the seedy underbelly of his personal life surfaced. NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Brian Cushing was given a four-game suspension next year for failing a drug test, and[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Men’s Regional Breakdowns

While the Hoyas’ road to Indianapolis promises to be a treacherous one, most other title contenders don’t exactly have cake walks to the Final Four either. Let’s take a look at who has the potential to make serious runs in each of the four regions and take note of some[Read More…]

by March 15, 2010 0 comments Sports

In ‘Goode’ Times and Bad, We Still Love Hoyas

To the Editor: I was disappointed to read Harlan Goode’s opinion of Jeff Green’s performance in the Final Four game against Ohio State Saturday night (“Game Was Green’s to Win,” The Hoya, March 21, 2007). I feel that he unfairly focused on only the negative aspects of the game and[Read More…]

by April 3, 2007 0 comments Sports

Will the Sixth Time Be the Charm for Georgetown

After five consecutive losses in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament, the Hoyas will try to make 2007 the year that they break into the Final Four for the first time since 1999. “The whole issue of getting to that final four has always been a goal here and one[Read More…]

by February 13, 2007 0 comments Sports

Search for Replacements Ruins NCAAs

As the NCAA basketball season comes to a close with the Final Four, we should be analyzing the player and team matchups and celebrating the fact that they made it this far. Instead, with the opening of two high-profile college basketball coaching jobs at this juncture, there are unnecessary distractions[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Sports