Post Tagged with: "John Thompson III"

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
FEATURE: Thompson Athletic Center Dedicated

FEATURE: Thompson Athletic Center Dedicated

Two years after breaking ground on the $62-million Thompson Athletic Center, the Georgetown community gathered to dedicate the campus’ new five-floor athletic facility. The facility serves as a marked improvement for more than 800 of the school’s athletes, giving them access to luxurious locker rooms, theatre-style film rooms and a[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Sports
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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

Basketball | Hoyas to Square Off Against Ducks in Non-Conference Tournament

The Georgetown men’s basketball team is one step closer to beginning its 2016-17 season, with the brackets for the 33rd Maui Jim Maui Invitational announced Tuesday morning. The Hoyas are slated to face the Oregon Ducks, with the winner moving on to face the winner of the game between the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

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 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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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