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Georgetown Sports Bring Out Best in Hilltop Community

I had been covering Georgetown athletics for about a year when someone asked me if all I wrote about was sports. The simple answer was the same then as it is now: yes, because sports are such an integral part of the Georgetown and college experience. The complex answer can[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Final Dinner Closes Curtain on 2009-10 Season

The last image Greg Monroe left as a Georgetown basketball player was not a thunderous dunk, a silky-smooth pass or his trademark gator clap after a big play. Weeks before the center will complete his sophomore year and head to the NBA, a teary-eyed Monroe delivered a heartfelt thank you[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

Monroe Makes Wise Choice, Cashes in by Entering NBA Draft

Greg Monroe will end his college career without a single NCAA tournament win. His Hoyas never finished higher than eighth in the Big East, and he did not cement his place as a legendary Georgetown big man. Yet to characterize Monroe’s two years on the Hilltop as anything but a[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

Georgetown Introduces Reed as Athletic Director

Georgetown announced Lee Reed as athletic director this morning, ending a yearlong search for Bernard Muir’s replacement. At a brief press conference, Reed spoke about his background and goals for his new position at Georgetown, which will begin on May 10. Reed, who was introduced by University President John J.[Read More…]

by April 15, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Colorful Director a GU Mainstay

Jim “Wedge” Sullivan can tell you just about everything there is to know about the Georgetown intramural program. Having worked in intramurals and the athletic department for the past 30 years, Wedge can tell you pretty much anything related to Georgetown sports for that matter. “Let me give you a[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Curious Coaching Changes Kick Off Big East’s Offseason

Every spring, college basketball coaches across the country hop on the coaching carousel. Some coaches are fired, opening up spots on the ride, and other coaches leave their schools to take those openings, creating more seats. And on and on the carousel continues. But in the Big East, the coaches[Read More…]

by April 7, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized
Monroe Named Third-Team All-American

Monroe Named Third-Team All-American

Image ContributorSophomore center Greg Monroe is the third all-American under John Thompson III. The individual awards continue to pile up for Greg Monroe. The sophomore center was named a third-team all-American by the Associated Press on Monday, the highest honor of his collegiate career. onroe was Big East rookie of[Read More…]

by March 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Thompson III Lands Fourth Recruit

It is still unknown whether center Greg Monroe will enter the NBA draft or return for his junior season, but either way the Hoyas have bolstered their frontcourt depth for next season. According to The Washington Post, the Hoyas received a commitment from 6-foot-9 power forward Moses Abraham, originally from[Read More…]

by March 25, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Die-Hard an Integral Part of Fan Base

Kent Boone remembers the shot like it was yesterday. It happened in a December high school game over seven years ago, but Boone still has it on instant replay in his mind.   His son Chavis caught a pass and immediately rose up for a three-pointer right in front of[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Sports
Consistent Inconsistency Was Hoyas’ Fatal Flaw

Consistent Inconsistency Was Hoyas’ Fatal Flaw

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Georgetown media packet distributed Thursday listed Saturday’s second-round game on the schedule as “possible.” As in, it was possible the Hoyas would win in the first round as everyone expected, but it was also possible they would play down to their level of competition, a bad[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Sports