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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
MCLAUGHLIN: College Lax Impresses in 2016

MCLAUGHLIN: College Lax Impresses in 2016

Hidden behind the hysteria of the NCAA basketball tournament lies a different kind of March Madness that most Americans have never seen or heard of. Tucked secretively into midday broadcasts on channels like ESPNU and ESPN3, one of the most impressive showcases of competitive collegiate athletics is on display every[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
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During a strong performance that caught national attention, senior center Bradley Hayes records two of his career-high 21 points.

COMMENTARY | Small Lineup Lifts Hoyas over Orange

A furious rally almost erased a 21-point lead for the Georgetown men’s basketball team (4-3) against Syracuse (6-2). At the game’s end, the Jim Boeheim-less Orange instituted a full-court press, trapping the Hoyas and forcing four turnovers in the final two minutes of game time. “They were moving fast. They[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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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
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Senior guard and co-captain D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera was the only current Georgetown player to play in the team’s last game against Syracuse, which took place Mar. 15 in the Big East tournament in New York City.

Men’s Basketball | GU Renews Historic Rivalry with No. 14 Syracuse

Tomorrow the rivalry will be renewed. Syracuse Head Coach Jim Boeheim may not be on the sideline and it may no longer be the old Big East, but it is still Georgetown-Syracuse. After nearly three years since their last meeting, the Georgetown Hoyas (3-3) will host the No. 14 Syracuse[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 1 comment Sports
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D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 15 points against Syracuse on March 9, 2013.

Basketball Preview | After Big East Split, a Rivalry Renewed

A half-court, desperate heave at the buzzer: That is how the rivalry that helped define the Big East as a premier conference ended. In the 2013 Big East tournament semifinals, the end of the old Big East was imminent, and first-seeded Georgetown and fifth-seeded Syracuse were slated to face off[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Basketball Preview 2015-16, Sports
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Georgetown’s men’s soccer team had a 14-4-5 record in 2014, earneing NCAA tournament wins over Old Dominion and Syracuse before falling to Virginia in penalty kicks in the Elite 8.

Team of the Year | Grit, Leadership Contribute to Highly Successful Season

Even after battling through a series of difficult opponents, the Georgetown men’s soccer team’s combination of talent and grit earned it consistent success and national recognition, and it has thus been chosen as The Hoya’s 2014-2015 Team of the Year. The Hoyas played against 10 ranked opponents in 2014, including half[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Head Coach John Thompson III anticipates that the renewal of the local rivalry with Maryland will strengtthen the Hoyas’ non-conference schedule.

Men’s Basketball | GU, UMD Will Revive Rivalry in 2016

College Park, Md., home to the University of Maryland, sits less than nine miles from the front gates of Georgetown. If a Hoya fan hopped on the Metro after a 7 p.m. game at Verizon Center, he or she could take the green or yellow line to Maryland’s Xfinity Center[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Alum Named ‘Cuse President

Alum Named ‘Cuse President

The new president of Syracuse University has an unusual alma mater for the king of the Carrier Dome: Georgetown. Kent Syverud (SFS ’77), who is currently dean of the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, was named the 12th chancellor and president of Syracuse on Sept. 12. The chancellor search committee chose Syverud,[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments City News, News
MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Fall in Preseason

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Fall in Preseason

Even if it’s only for a preseason game, any matchup against Syracuse — especially when it’s no longer a mainstay on Georgetown’s schedule — is cause for excitement. Although it won’t count against the team’s record, the No. 3 Georgetown men’s soccer team’s 3-1 loss to No. 20 Syracuse will[Read More…]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments Sports