Post Tagged with: "Georgetown basketball"



  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

Construction Not Just for IAC

Don’t get me wrong: I love Georgetown basketball. But I am disappointed when basketball feels like Georgetown’s highest priority. Under University President John J. DeGioia, Georgetown has seen its largest expansion and renovation of facilities in recent history, with even more money to come from the $1.5 billion capital campaign,[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Big East Schedule Announced

The Big East conference released its master schedule Wednesday morning, setting the dates for all of Georgetown’s 18 league games. The Hoyas non-conference schedule was released in July. Georgetown opens Big East play on Jan. 5 with a 2 p.m. game at Marquette. The Golden Eagles finished 27-8 last season, losing to[Read More…]

by September 5, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Hollis Thompson Declares for NBA Draft

Junior forward Hollis Thompson will forgo his senior year at Georgetown, choosing to declare for the NBA draft, Head Coach John Thompson III announced today. “Hollis returned for his junior year after submitting his name for the 2011 NBA draft,” Thompson III said in statement released by the university. “We fully[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments Sports

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Rodgers, McNutt Look to Lift GU to New Heights

The last few weeks of the season have not been kind to the No. 17 Georgetown women’s basketball squad (21-9, 9-7 Big East). Mired in a massive shooting slump, the Blue and Gray dropped four of their last five contests and plummeted to eighth place in the Big East. Thursday,[Read More…]

by March 5, 2011 0 comments Sports

Pistons Select Monroe 7th Overall

“With the seventh pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, the Detroit Pistons select Greg Monroe, Georgetown University.” When former Hoya center Greg Monroe heard those words and walked onstage at The Theater at Madison Square Garden to shake NBA Commissioner David Stern’s hand on June 24, a childhood dream came[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Sports