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FILE PHOTO: JULIA HENNRIKUS/THE HOYA
Freshman forward Isaac Copeland led Georgetown's second-half comeback attempt as he scored 11 of his 15 points in the final eight minutes of the game.

Men’s Basketball | 2nd-Half Comeback Falls Short in Loss to Xavier

With just under eight minutes remaining in Friday night’s Big East semifinal, the Xavier men’s basketball team held a commanding 53-33 lead. Until this point, senior center Matt Stainbrook had dominated the game with 19 points and nine rebounds as the Musketeers and their fans enjoyed a comfortable blowout. Then,[Read More…]

by March 14, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Junior guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a game-high 25 points to carry the Hoyas to the semifinals of the Big East tournament.

Men’s Basketball | Smith-Rivera leads GU to 60-55 Win

The Georgetown men’s basketball team had been there before. In postseason games since 2008, the Hoyas have fallen to double-digit seeded teams in games where they were favored to win, including Georgetown’s loss to the 15th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast in the 2013 NCAA tournament and its loss to the 13th-seeded St. John’s[Read More…]

by March 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Senior center Tyler Adams joined the Hoyas on the court for the first time since Dec. 2011 and scored the opening basket on Georgetown's Senior Day.

Men’s Basketball | GU Beats Seton Hall, Secures No. 2 Seed on Senior Day

When the Georgetown men’s basketball team opened its final home game of the season, senior center Tyler Adams was on the floor for the Hoyas, collecting an entry pass from senior guard Jabril Trawick on the low block. The 6-foot-9-inch senior center. spun, took one dribble and dunked home the[Read More…]

by March 7, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Men’s Basketball | DC Hosts Seton Hall, Senior Day

Men’s Basketball | DC Hosts Seton Hall, Senior Day

Locked in a three-way tie for second place in the Big East, the Georgetown men’s basketball team’s (19-9, 11-6 Big East) last regular season game against Seton Hall (16-13, 6-11 Big East) tomorrow at noon carries huge implications for Big East tournament seeding. Seton Hall has lost seven of its[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
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Freshman forward Isaac Copeland scored 12 points and notched nine rebounds in Georgetown’s 79-57 victory over St. John’s on Feb. 17.

Men’s Basketball | 2nd Matchup Set With St. John’s

From the Bahamas to the Big East, Georgetown’s men’s basketball team (18-8,10-5 Big East) has soundly navigated the challenges it has faced on the court this season. Georgetown will need to continue its success on the court if the team aims to leave Madison Square Garden with a win against[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
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Senior center Joshua Smith looks to bounce back from a two-rebound performance against Villanova when the team faces Seton Hall today.

Men’s Basketball | GU Grinding to End Recent Slump

Over the past two weeks, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (15-8, 7-5 Big East) suffered three painful losses to Xavier, Providence and Villanova. Each game was characterized by slow starts and prolonged periods of offensive droughts. Now, Head Coach John Thompson III and his team must stop the bleeding Tuesday[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Junior guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera was one of the leading scorers for the Hoyas when they faced Villanova at home on Jan. 19. Smith-Rivera scored 17 points and notched three rebounds for GU.

Men’s Basketball | No. 24 Hoyas Travel to Philadelphia; Will Attempt to Upset No. 7 ’Nova Again

Battered after a shocking 74-71 loss to Providence on Wednesday, the No. 24 Georgetown men’s basketball team (15-7, 7-4 Big East) will travel to Philadelphia on Saturday to face a Villanova team that is seeking revenge for it 78-58 loss at Verizon Center back on Jan 19. Since its loss[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Junior guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera leads all Hoyas with an average of 15.6 points per game. When
Georgetown faced Providence on the road Jan. 10, he scored 15 points and earned four steals in the loss.

Men’s Basketball | Rematch Set Against Providence

When the Georgetown’s men’s basketball team hosts Providence on Wednesday night, the team will look to accomplish what it failed to do last week against Xavier — avenge a road loss from earlier in the season. On Jan. 10, the Friars took advantage of the Hoyas’ poor free throw shooting[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Junior guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a game-high 24 points on 9-of-17 shooting against Creighton on Saturday.

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas Crush Creighton, 67-40

With 10:08 to play in the first half, Creighton senior guard Devin Brooks’ layup gave the Blue Jays a 15-12 lead in front of a raucous sellout crowd of 17,499 in Omaha, Neb. Although the crowd celebrated its early success against the No. 21 team in the nation, the shot was Creighton’s[Read More…]

by February 1, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
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Senior center Joshua Smith set new career highs with 15 rebounds and 31 minutes played against Marquette on Saturday.

Men’s Basketball | GU to Avenge Big East Opener

When Head Coach John Thompson III and the Georgetown men’s basketball team (14-5, 6-2 Big East) welcomed in 2015 and began Big East play on New Year’s Eve, the team turned in its worst performance of the season — Georgetown had a humbling 70-53 loss to Xavier, forcing the Hoyas[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top