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Freshman guard James Akinko led the Hoyas with 19 points and 7 assists against Illinois, following his 13 point, 7 assist performance versus Central Connecticut State.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Freshmen Shine in Defeat of Illinois

Following two nonconference matchups in Capital One Arena to open the season, the Georgetown men’s basketball team went on the road to face the University of Illinois in State Farm Center, narrowly defeating the Fighting Illini 88-80. In a tightly contested game where the lead changed hands several times, three[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Drop to 8th in Conference After Loss to Pirates

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Drop to 8th in Conference After Loss to Pirates

After jumping out to an early double-digit lead, the Georgetown men’s basketball team lost 74-61 to No. 13 Seton Hall on Saturday afternoon. The Hoyas’ record fell to 12-5 overall and 2-4  in Big East play. Georgetown took care of the ball on offense at the beginning of the game[Read More…]

by January 15, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Squeak by Red Storm in Rivalry Renewal

It was just like old times: Georgetown men’s basketball Head Coach Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) and Hall of Famer Chris Mullin, St. John’s men’s basketball head coach, faced off in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday in a rematch of the 1985 Big East Championship. When it came down to the[Read More…]

by January 11, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Blown Out at Home, Drop to 1-3 in Big East Play

The Georgetown men’s basketball team fell 90-66 to Creighton on Saturday at Capital One Arena, marking the team’s biggest loss of the season. The Hoyas (11-4, 1-3 Big East) have lost three of their last four games at the start of the Big East season. The Creighton Bluejays (13-3, 3-1[Read More…]

by January 8, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Blows Double-Digit Lead, Loses Big East Opener to Butler in 2OT

After jumping ahead to an 18-point lead at halftime, the Georgetown men’s basketball team fell to the Butler Bulldogs 91-89 in double overtime at the Capital One Arena on Wednesday. Georgetown (10-2, 0-1 Big East ) dominated the first half of play, garnering a double-digit lead in the first 10 minutes[Read More…]

by December 29, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top


  Dismal 2016-17 Season Capped by JTIII Firing An inconsistent season full of ups and downs eventually ended with another postseason absence for the Hoyas, as the team ended 14-18 any while losing 13 games in the Big East.  Georgetown was led by graduate student guard Rodney Pryor and senior[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Basketball Preview 2017-18, Sports
President John J. DeGioia discussed Georgetown's legacy of slavery, the university's role in national politics, and the men's basketball program.

Q&A: DeGioia Talks Georgetown’s Role in Politics, Reconciliation

As the academic year comes to an end, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia yesterday to discuss Georgetown’s role in today’s political landscape, the process of reconciling with the university’s history of slaveholding and recent changes to the men’s basketball program. This interview has been edited[Read More…]

by April 12, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Georgetown Basketball Must Confront Off-Court Issues

If six consecutive losses and two straight losing seasons are not enough to irredeemably smear Georgetown basketball’s national reputation, Hoya fans have another reason to be dispirited. The university’s lackluster response to an increasingly embarrassing performance demonstrates that the program’s woes extend far beyond the court. Exasperation with the basketball[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

1,400 Sign Petition Calling for Thompson Firing

More than 1,400 students and alumni have signed a petition to dismiss the head coach of Georgetown’s men’s basketball team John Thompson III as of Wednesday evening. The petition, launched Feb. 25 by Roey Hadar (SFS ’17) and Brendan Doyle (COL ’17), will be delivered to university administrators Friday. An[Read More…]

by March 2, 2017 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Men’s Basketball | White to Transfer Out of Program

After missing all but seven of the 33 games in the 2015-16 basketball season, junior forward Paul White will transfer, per a press release Thursday. In those seven games, White averaged just 9.6 minutes per game and 1.6 points per game. The 6-foot-8 forward was an integral part of the[Read More…]

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