Post Tagged with: "NCAA"

EDITORIAL: Compensate College Athletes

The status quo of compensation in college athletics is broken. The current rules banning student-athletes from being paid allow universities to exploit the unpaid efforts of its athletes. The NCAA should therefore amend its rules to allow student-athletes to not only be fairly compensated for their time dedicated to their[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Editorial

EDITORIAL: For Athletes, Rehabilitation Over Repercussions

When the Department of Athletics’ new Drug Screening and Education Program takes effect tomorrow, student athletes at Georgetown will no longer be only subject to NCAA’s mandatory screening for performance-enhancing drugs. In addition, they will find themselves liable for recreational substances, including alcohol and marijuana, through randomized tests that can[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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The women’s golf team finished second at the Big East Championships last season and earned 17th place at the Lady Paladin Invitational this past weekend.

Women’s Golf | Hoyas Tee Off with Ivies

The Georgetown women’s golf team will travel to Princeton, N.J. this weekend to compete in the Princeton Invitational. The team recently placed 17th out of 20 teams at the Lady Paladin Invitational, where they shot +44 as a team. Prior to this, they finished second at the William and Mary[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Broken System Fails Recruit

IPPOLITO: Broken System Fails Recruit

One of the biggest lies that perpetuate collegiate athletics is that student athletes’ well-being and education come first. For a vast majority of programs, student athletes exist to win games, boost student and alumni morale, and keep donation checks and application fees rolling in. It is basically an act of[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Junior forward Isaac Copeland averaged 11.1 points per game and 5.4 rebounds per game last season.

COMMENTARY: Poor Scheduling Frustrates Fans

As if Georgetown men’s basketball’s attendance numbers were not low enough — coming in at 8,879 per game last season, the second lowest figure since the 2005-06 season — the 2016-17 schedule will surely guarantee record lows. At first glance, the schedule seems incredibly rich in entertainment. Matchups against Maryland,[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

EDITORIAL: Athletes Deserve Recompense

The NCAA is back in the spotlight for recently announced plans to relocate seven championship events from the state of North Carolina throughout the 2016-17 academic year due to a discriminatory law against transgender individuals — House Bill 2 law, passed in the state in March earlier this year. The[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Fall Sports Preview | Cross Country: Hoyas Look to Continue Dominance

After finishing first and second at the 2015 Big East championship meet and top 20 at NCAAs, the No. 7 Georgetown men’s and No. 19 Georgetown women’s cross-country teams look to replicate their success as they open their seasons on Sept. 9 at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational in[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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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
IPPOLITO: Faster Pace Improves College Ball

IPPOLITO: Faster Pace Improves College Ball

The past few years of college basketball were holistically humdrum during the regular season. The pace of play was purposely sluggish, coaches abused rules to maximize the number of timeouts and scoring trends were at 20-year lows. These factors combined to create a product that, again, prior to the bubble[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
BARTON: Administrators, Pitino Should Shoulder Blame

BARTON: Administrators, Pitino Should Shoulder Blame

The No. 13 Louisville men’s basketball team (19-4, 8-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) self-imposed a ban for tournament play for this upcoming postseason Friday afternoon. The news comes with only eight games left in the regular season. Every college athlete’s career passes in the blink of an eye, with only so[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top