Post Tagged with: "Men’s Basketball"

Second-Half Comeback Falls Short in Hoyas’ Loss to No. 4 Wildcats

PHILADELPHIA – The Big East is noted for its physical style of play, and Sunday’s matchup between No. 11 Georgetown and No. 4 Villanova did not disappoint. The two teams combined for 52 personal fouls in a slugfest that had more contact than some boxing matches, as Villanova outlasted the[Read More…]

by January 17, 2010 0 comments Sports
Freshmen Mistakes Hurt Hoyas in Loss

Freshmen Mistakes Hurt Hoyas in Loss

PHILADELPHIA – Two years ago, the Hoyas were the Cardiac Kids, winning games in the closing seconds on their way to a conference title. This year, they might just be the Comeback Kids. A week after surmounting a 15-point halftime deficit in a win over Connecticut, No. 11 Georgetown (13-3,[Read More…]

by January 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Capsize Pirates at Verizon

Before a marquee game against No. 4 Villanova, a team full of talented guards, the No. 11 Hoyas proved that they too have a backcourt trio to be reckoned with. Georgetown’s starting guards combined for 57 points on 71 percent shooting to lead the Hoyas (13-2, 4-1 Big East) to[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Must Be On Guard for Villanova’s Reynolds

No. 4 Villanova will have plenty of weapons ready when No. 11 Georgetown comes calling Sunday afternoon, but none are more deadly than Scottie Reynolds. The Wildcats (15-1, 4-0 Big East) have four guards that score over nine points per game which Georgetown (13-2, 4-1 Big East) must be aware[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Freeman Keys Second-Half Surge as Hoyas Top Huskies

As Georgetown’s players left the court all smiles to a standing ovation, the majority of Verizon Center’s 15,654 fans could be heard chanting two simple words: Austin Freeman. Trailing by as many as 19 in the first half, No. 12 Georgetown (12-2, 3-1 Big East) stormed back in the second[Read More…]

by January 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Comeback Proves Hoyas Are Growing Up

Heading into the locker room at halftime, Georgetown appeared to be overmatched by a fast-paced UConn team that had asserted its will on both ends of the floor. Walking off the court after an improbable 72-69 victory, however, Austin Freeman and the Hoyas proved that the complexion of a game[Read More…]

by January 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Fall to 3-Point-Happy Golden Eagles

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Marquette finally got the monkey off its back. After losing back-to-back games in the closing seconds to No. 8 West Virginia and No. 6 Villanova, Marquette held on to beat a top-15 opponent Wednesday night as it downed No. 12 Georgetown 62-59. The Golden Eagles (10-5, 1-2[Read More…]

by January 6, 2010 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Weather Storm in League Opener

The Hoyas rang in the New Year in style Thursday evening, closing the decade with a victory as they started the 2010 Big East season on the right foot. No. 13 Georgetown (10-1, 1-0 Big East) beat St. John’s (10-3, 0-1), 66-59, behind 21 points from junior guard Chris Wright[Read More…]

by January 1, 2010 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Stingy Defense Keeps Bearcats at Bay

They say good defense wins championships. While it didn’t have the Georgetown Hoyas standing at center court, basking in their One Shining Moment Saturday afternoon, it did grant them the rare blowout victory they had been desperately seeking. Georgetown brought its defensive attitude to Verizon Center against Cincinnati and bullied[Read More…]

by February 23, 2008 0 comments Sports

Search for Replacements Ruins NCAAs

As the NCAA basketball season comes to a close with the Final Four, we should be analyzing the player and team matchups and celebrating the fact that they made it this far. Instead, with the opening of two high-profile college basketball coaching jobs at this juncture, there are unnecessary distractions[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Sports