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SACHS | Steroid Use Faces Divergent Reactions Across Sports

On Super Bowl Sunday, the day when fans and the media prepare for the biggest game in all of American sports, I came across an unexamined issue with implications beyond football. This year, what caught my eye was an NFL Network segment dedicated to New England Patriots’ wide receiver Julian[Read More…]

by March 24, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Pull Off Pivotal Upset Against No. 16 Marquette

Finishing the regular season on a high note, the Georgetown men’s basketball team upset No. 16 Marquette Saturday night in a nail-biting 86-84 game. Freshman guards James Akinjo and Mac McClung carried the Hoyas to secure the win, scoring 25 and 23 points, respectively. Akinjo scored 20 of his points[Read More…]

by March 13, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
AMY LI/THE HOYA | Georgetown Freshman Mac McClung

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Upset Goliath, Dominate No. 17 Villanova

In front of a packed home crowd, the Georgetown men’s basketball team ended its two-game losing streak and pulled off a season-altering upset over No. 17 Villanova on Wednesday. The victory marks Georgetown Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) first coaching win against a ranked opponent in his tenure on[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS | Senior guard Greg Malinowk

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Defense Struggles Again, Hoyas Give Up 90 at Seton Hall

Coming off another last-minute loss at home, the Georgetown men’s basketball team had little luck stopping Seton Hall Wednesday night, losing 90-75. Senior center Jessie Govan led the Hoyas (15-10, 5-7 Big East) with 20 points and six rebounds. Playing a key role off the bench, senior guard Greg Malinowski[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GU HOYAS | Graduate student forward Trey Mourning posterizes a Villanova defender. Mourning finished with five points in eight minutes in win over the Wildcats on Feb. 20.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Upend Providence After Tough Loss at Villanova

Sitting at third in the Big East conference, the Georgetown men’s basketball team fought hard in two crucial tests, splitting two road contests against the No. 14 Villanova Wildcats on Sunday and the Providence Friars on Wednesday. The Hoyas (15-8, 5-5 Big East) gave the defending national champion Wildcats (19-4,[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Freshman guard James Akinjo drives past Xavier sophomore guard Paul Scruggs.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Come From Behind to Beat Musketeers

With 10 minutes left to play in the second half, the Georgetown men’s basketball team came from behind to beat the Xavier Musketeers 80-73 in a crucial road contest Jan. 31. Freshman guard James Akinjo, who was scoreless in the first half, provided the Hoyas (14-7, 4-4 Big East) with[Read More…]

by February 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Falls Late to Marquette

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Falls Late to Marquette

Trying to replicate the late-game magic from this weekend, freshman guard James Akinjo could not convert at the rim, causing the Georgetown men’s basketball team to lose in a tight contest against No. 15 Marquette 74-71. “We had our opportunities at the end, but we just didn’t play smart,” Georgetown[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Win Pivotal Conference Game in 2OT

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Win Pivotal Conference Game in 2OT

In a double overtime thriller, the Georgetown men’s basketball team defeated the Providence Friars 96-90, thanks to late-game heroics by freshmen guards Mac McClung and James Akinjo. With 3.9 seconds remaining in regulation and the Hoyas down three, McClung quickly dribbled the ball up the court, avoiding Providence defenders trying[Read More…]

by January 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
Senior center Jessie Govan steadies himself at the free throw line.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Off to Shaky Big East Start

After winning its first conference game, the Georgetown men’s basketball team lost close contests in its next two Big East matchups. The team lost star freshman guard Mac McClung to an ankle injury, so it relied on others to step up. In Georgetown’s (11-5, 1-2 Big East) Big East opener[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Comes Up Short in Upset Bid Against Syracuse

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Comes Up Short in Upset Bid Against Syracuse

Despite leading by 13 points at halftime, the Georgetown men’s basketball team could not hold onto its lead in a 72-71 loss to longtime rival Syracuse University. In front of a crowd of 24,082 at the Carrier Dome, the game was a tale of two halves: The Hoyas (7-2) were[Read More…]

by December 14, 2018 0 comments Sports - Top