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Tournament Hopes Rest With Wright

The fate of an entire season is riding on the health of one tiny bone in a 21-year-old’s left hand. After missing three and a half games, senior point guard Chris Wright is all set to don his No. 4 jersey again and reassume his role as Georgetown’s point guard.[Read More…]

by February 18, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Bookmarking Memories

Apparently, smell is the sense that is tied closest to memory. While that is true, the direct link between scent and the meaningful moments stashed in the recesses of our minds is only one connection related to the recollection of stops along life’s journey. In that sense, for me —[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments Sports

Broken Bone Leads to NCAA Heartbreak

With a hot beginning, a momentum-building middle and an inglorious end, the story of the 2010-2011 Hoyas was many things. It was a story of streaks. Head Coach John Thompson III’s team won eight straight to begin the year but lost five of nine to dig itself an early Big[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Seniors Bid Fond Farewell At Banquet

“In many ways, a new era starts tomorrow.” Those words were delivered by Head Coach John Thompson III at the Georgetown men’s basketball program’s annual end-of-season banquet, held on Tuesday evening in Leavey Ballroom. Players, coaches, fans, Georgetown administrators, athletic department staff and other guests gathered to wrap a ceremonial[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments Sports

Results Not Up To Par

When Chris Wright and Austin Freeman enrolled at Georgetown, the Hoyas had just re-emerged as a national power after a run to the Final Four. Now, on their way out the door, the program has lost three consecutive NCAA tournament games to mid-major, double-digit seeds, sandwiching a first-round NIT loss.[Read More…]

by March 22, 2011 0 comments Sports

Swan Song Anything but Sweet for Seniors

CHICAGO – And just like that, after 32 games, it’s over. But for the Georgetown seniors, it’s really over. Chris Wright, Austin Freeman, Julian Vaughn and Ryan Dougherty enjoyed their final victory as Hoyas on Feb. 19 at South Florida but then went through the final month of their collegiate[Read More…]

by March 21, 2011 0 comments Sports
VCU Deals Georgetown Third Straight NCAA Loss

VCU Deals Georgetown Third Straight NCAA Loss

CHICAGO – So end the college careers of Chris Wright and Austin Freeman. Along with fellow seniors Julian Vaughn and Ryan Dougherty, the two guards played their final game in a Georgetown uniform on Friday. The sixth-seeded Hoyas abruptly exited the NCAA tournament with their fifth consecutive loss, a 74-56[Read More…]

by March 19, 2011 0 comments Sports

Southwest Region Breakdown

On the road to San Antonio — and then Houston — in this region, it’s Kansas and everybody else. The Jayhawks headline a 16-team field that includes three squads from the Big East (Notre Dame, Louisville and Georgetown), an Atlantic 10 tournament champion many believe is grossly underseeded (No. 12[Read More…]

by March 17, 2011 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas to Open NCAAs Against USC or VCU

After 31 games, the Hoyas — and 67 other teams — have a clean slate. Senior point guard Chris Wright and his previously broken left hand have been cleared to play, and Georgetown (21-10, 10-8 Big East) will travel to Chicago as the Southwest Region’s No. 6 seed to take[Read More…]

by March 14, 2011 0 comments Sports
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Huskies Eliminate Hoyas From Big East Tournament

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Huskies Eliminate Hoyas From Big East Tournament

NEW YORK – Playing without senior guard Chris Wright, the Hoyas displayed weaknesses that had little to do with his absence. Junior guard Jason Clark and senior guard Austin Freeman brought some life back to the offense, scoring 23 and 20 points, respectively, but another dismal afternoon for senior forward[Read More…]

by March 7, 2011 0 comments Sports