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Junior forward Marcus Derrickson scored a career-high 27 points while grabbing 11 rebounds in Georgetown's 93-86 double-overtime victory against St. John's.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Led by Derrickson, Hoyas Defeat Red Storm in 2OT Thriller

Up five points with 15 seconds to go in the first overtime, St. John’s — still searching for its first Big East win — had over a 90 percent probability of pulling out a victory, according to ESPN. Georgetown junior forward Marcus Derrickson missed a deep three from the wing,[Read More…]

by January 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Sophomore Guard Jagan Mosely scored 6 points in Wednesday's loss to Villanova, the program's largest defeat in 43 years.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Fall to Wildcats in Largest Defeat Since 1974

At a packed Capital One Arena on Wednesday, Georgetown found itself on the losing end of a lopsided contest home against No.1 Villanova. The team fell 88-56 to the top-ranked Wildcats in the largest defeat in school history since 1974. The Hoyas (12-6, 2-5 Big East) fought close early on[Read More…]

by January 19, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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
Junior center Jessie Govan was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for the second straight week, after scoring 23 points against Maryland-Eastern Shore.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Dominate Hawks, Improve to 3-0

The Georgetown men’s basketball team cruised to another lopsided victory Saturday, defeating the University of Marlyand-Eastern Shore Hawks 83-57 as Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) wrapped up his first full week as head coach. Despite the large margin of victory, Ewing said he realizes that bigger challenges lie ahead for his[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Freshman forward Marcus Derrickson scored 13 points and grabbed a team-leading 10 rebounds in Georgetown's 79-72 win over Syracuse.

Hoyas Hold off Late Run, Beat Orange in First Meeting Since ’13

After a three-year hiatus, Georgetown (4-3) and Syracuse (6-2) renewed their storied rivalry in front of a packed house at Verizon Center on Saturday afternoon. Led by senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes, who scored 21 points and pulled down eight rebounds, the Hoyas defeated the Orange by a final[Read More…]

by December 5, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SANTAMARIA: GU Stands Out, Rejects the One-and-Done Trend

SANTAMARIA: GU Stands Out, Rejects the One-and-Done Trend

A 2006 rule change in the NBA draft stipulated that players must be both 19 years old and one year removed from high school in order to declare for the draft. As a result, we now live in an era of one-and-done players in college basketball. With a plethora of[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Eye Fourth Straight Win

After two trips outside of the continental United States, the permanent dismissal of a once-promising young star and the typical growing pains that come with erratic November basketball, you’ll have to excuse Head Coach John Thompson III and the Georgetown Hoyas if they’re grateful for a prolonged stretch of play[Read More…]

by December 5, 2013 0 comments Sports
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Florida Gulf Coast First Obstacle

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Florida Gulf Coast First Obstacle

The news that second-seeded Georgetown has drawn a little-known, well-coached, possibly underseeded squad in its first-round game has many citizens of Hoya Nation cringing with unpleasant flashbacks of upsets past. That’s understandable given the team’s recent tournament history. But who are the Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast? And does the Hilltop really[Read More…]

by March 22, 2013 0 comments Sports

Hoya Sports: Men’s Basketball

For a Georgetown team that has won one NCAA or NIT game in the last four years, this might seem to be a bad time for a rebuilding year. Just that, however, seems to be in the cards for the Hoyas in the 2011-2012 season. Last year’s upset loss to VCU in the first[Read More…]

by August 27, 2011 0 comments Sports