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Hollywood Nights

Hollywood Nights

In March 2012, junior forward Hollis Thompson declared for the NBA draft, ending his career as a Hoya. Because this was his second draft declaration, Thompson has forfeited his remained year of college eligibility. Before leaving the Hilltop to train for impending draft workouts, Thompson sat down with The Hoya[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Sports

Nerlens Noel Chooses Georgetown

Hoya fans had their Final Four dreams for next season fade substantially Wednesday night, whenTilton School center and national No. 1 recruit Nerlens Noel chose to sign with Kentucky, discarding the Hoyas and fellow finalist Syracuse. Noel appeared on ESPNU’s signing day special Wednesday night to reveal his decision. The 6-foot-10 center channeled Miami Heat star LeBron James,[Read More…]

by April 12, 2012 0 comments Sports

Hollis Thompson Declares for NBA Draft

Junior forward Hollis Thompson will forgo his senior year at Georgetown, choosing to declare for the NBA draft, Head Coach John Thompson III announced today. “Hollis returned for his junior year after submitting his name for the 2011 NBA draft,” Thompson III said in statement released by the university. “We fully[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments Sports

Wolfpack End Hoyas’ Season

For the fourth consecutive time, Georgetown has fallen victim to March’s Madness. The Hoyas lost, 66-63, to No. 11 seed North Carolina State after senior captain Jason Clark missed a potential game-tying three-pointer at the buzzer. The loss brings an early end to a season in which Georgetown, picked to finish tenth[Read More…]

by March 17, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Crushes Belmont, Ending Tourney Drought

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It’s finally over. Third-seeded Georgetown ended an NCAA tournament losing streak dating back to 2008 by beating No. 14 seed Belmont Friday afternoon. “I will be misleading if I were to say it was not a relief,” Head Coach John Thompson III said. During their 74-59 thumping[Read More…]

by March 17, 2012 0 comments Sports

Sims Leads Hoyas Over Pitt

NEW YORK – A sign in the Madison Square Garden stands reading “Simsanity” proved accurate Wednesday afternoon, as senior center Henry Sims led Georgetown (23-7) to a 64-52 Big East tournament win over Pittsburgh (17-16). “When it came to this tournament, you know, last year we had an early exit,” Sims said.[Read More…]

by March 7, 2012 0 comments Sports
Hoyas Look to Snatch No. 2 Seed From Eagles

Hoyas Look to Snatch No. 2 Seed From Eagles

In a season filled with surprises, fans of Big East basketball will be treated to a top-tier matchup Saturday afternoon when No. 11 Georgetown travels to Milwaukee, Wisc., to face No. 8 Marquette with the No. 2 seed in the Big East tournament hanging in the balance. “I’ve tried not to[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Uses Strong Second Half to Dismantle Hurting ’Nova

Less than a minute into Saturday’s game, freshman forward Otto Porter took an elbow to the mouth, injecting a sense of drama into what was expected to be a casual Saturday afternoon. Slumping Villanova has suffered through one of its worst seasons in program history, a down year that was[Read More…]

by February 27, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Pirates Light Up Hoyas Behind Theodore’s 29

For the last two weeks, Georgetown has repeatedly stated that its focus is not on the Big East tournament, but on each game remaining in the regular season. Tuesday night suggested otherwise. The No. 8 Hoyas (20-6, 10-5 Big East) suffered their worst loss of the season Tuesday night, a 73-55 drubbing[Read More…]

by February 21, 2012 0 comments Sports
MEN’S BASKETBALL |  Hoyas Take on Struggling Friars

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Take on Struggling Friars

As one problem goes away, an old one resurfaces. Georgetown (19-5, 9-4 Big East) travels to Rhode Island on Saturday to play its second game this season against Providence (13-14, 2-12 Big East), who battled the Hoyas in an unexpectedly tough and ugly contest on New Year’s Eve. Georgetown barely[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments Sports