Post Tagged with: "Keith Brown"

JULIA HENNRIKUS/THE HOYA
Sophomore forward Jade Martin played in all 32 games for Georgetown last season. In her freshman season, she averaged 3.2 points a game and 1.5 rebounds a game.

Women’s Basketball | In Rebuilding Season, Hoyas Disappoint

The 2013-2014 season began ominously for the Hoyas, after former Head Coach Keith Brown resigned in October 2013 after he was placed on paid leave amid allegations of verbal abuse. The subsequent hiring of interim Head Coach Jim Lewis made for a rocky start to last year’s campaign. The team[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports
JULIA HENNRIKUS/THE HOYA
Left to right: Sophomores Faith Woodard, co-captain Tyshell King and Jade Martin form the backbone of a young Hoyas team. All three averaged double-digit minutes per game last season.

Women’s Basketball | Hoyas Lose Standouts, Gain New Coach

With basketball season finally here to quiet the rather unusual amount of offseason drama, energy grows by the day on the floor of McDonough Arena. Yet just a year removed from having the 16th-ranked recruiting class in the country, two of Georgetown’s most skilled players have departed, leaving the already[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA Head Coach Natasha Adair’s energetic and defensive-minded approach has offered a welcome change of pace for the Hoyas.

Women’s Basketball | Adair Returns to Hilltop

Most people do not have a choice but to look up to Natasha Adair. “Coach A,” as she is known by her players, is 6 feet 2 inches tall and her wide smile and firm handshake are captivating. She has won and lost in every role of college basketball: on[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports

Who We Are to Judge

In the minds of many newspaper readers, the ethical editor suspends personal belief when on the job, having been trained in techniques that strip subjectivity from news reporting. Like a judge in the courtroom, editors in the newsroom are expected to flip a switch and become robotic reviewers of fact.[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Women’s Basketball Coach Resigns

Women’s Basketball Coach Resigns

Eight days after being placed on paid administrative leave for alleged misconduct, women’s basketball Head Coach Keith Brown resigned Thursday. Brown and Assistant Coach Tim Valentine went on leave following complaints of verbal abuse by multiple players, and the university had initiated an investigation into the allegations. The university released[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Sports
Coaches Accused of Abuse

Coaches Accused of Abuse

Women’s basketball Head Coach Keith Brown and Assistant Coach Tim Valentine were placed on paid administrative leave Tuesday for alleged misconduct, and the university is investigating accusations of verbal abuse by Brown. Several days before the coaches were placed on leave, a member of the women’s basketball team attempted suicide,[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Sports

Concern with Accountability in Brown Investigation

It’s standard procedure for news media to arrange interviews with Georgetown athletes, coaches and athletic administrators through the sports information office. That practice is for the protection and privacy of these individuals, and we have always tried to honor it. However, it should not be employed to shelter the Athletic[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion, Sports

Who Is Keith Brown?

After serving as the assistant coach for five seasons, Keith Brown was named head coach of Georgetown’s women’s basketball team in May 2012. Former head coach Terry Williams-Flournoy hired Brown in 2007 as top assistant and head of recruiting. When Brown was named to the top coaching position four years later,[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Sports
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Battle of Skids on Deck at Pitt

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Battle of Skids on Deck at Pitt

One way or another, a losing streak will end Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh when the Georgetown women’s basketball team (13-12, 4-8 Big East) takes on Pitt (9-16, 0-12 Big East). The Hoyas are aiming to end their four-game slide, while the Panthers look to end their 12-game losing streak in the teams’[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Sports
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | McCormick Goes on Tear in Loss

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | McCormick Goes on Tear in Loss

Not all losses indicate poor play: As was the case on Saturday, when the Georgetown women’s basketball team took on No. 12 Louisville, there is such a thing as a good loss. On a day when the Hoyas (13-9, 4-5 Big East) limited turnovers as well as the deficit in the first[Read More…]

by February 4, 2013 0 comments Sports