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Freeman’s Sickness Revealed to Be Diabetes

Georgetown junior guard Austin Freeman has developed diabetes, an athletic department spokesperson confirmed to THE HOYA Wednesday night. The Washington Post first reported the news late Wednesday that Freeman, Georgetown’s leading scorer, has been diagnosed with diabetes. Freeman was limited in the Hoyas’ 78-64 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday,[Read More…]

by March 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

Reeling Hoyas Continue Late-Season Stumble to Finish Line

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – With junior guard Austin Freeman unable to play due to a stomach virus, No. 19 Georgetown needed a team effort to compensate for the loss of its leading scorer. The loss of the third-year starter proved to be too much as No. 10 West Virginia turned[Read More…]

by March 1, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Defensive Lapses Doom Georgetown

With the crowd energized and the second half just starting, No. 11 Georgetown needed to get some defensive stops to swing momentum in its favor. Unfortunately for the Hoyas, Notre Dame senior guard Ben Hansbrough didn’t care for their plans, as he ripped through the Georgetown defense on the first[Read More…]

by February 27, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Against Pitino’s Press, Georgetown Showed It Has Come a Long Way

A score by Louisville and the fun begins for Georgetown. The Cardinals, rather than retreat into their defensive half of the court, stay up, arms in the air, feet moving wherever Georgetown’s guards go. For the Hoyas, a quick inbound, usually to junior guard Chris Wright, is followed by a[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Snap Two-Game Skid with Comeback at Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In the second-to-last game at historic Freedom Hall, with legendary Louisville coach Denny Crum in attendance, No. 11 Georgetown (19-7, 9-6 Big East) silenced a raucous crowd with a second-half run and held on for a come-from-behind victory on the road. Behind junior guard Austin Freeman’s 24[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Show Heart, But Lack Poise Down the Stretch

Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson III is very much a creature of habit, so when he chose to break from his custom and give an opening statement in the press room following Georgetown’s 75-71 loss to Syracuse, it was clear he had something on his mind. “Normally I come in[Read More…]

by February 18, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Prepare for Orange as Big East Remains Up for Grabs

Heading into its Valentine’s Day date with Rutgers, No. 10 Georgetown was tied for third in the Big East, with a legitimate chance to not only solidify a spot in the top four of the league, but make a February push for one of the four number one seeds in[Read More…]

by February 17, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Over the Hill

Four years ago Fred Hill was hired as Rutgers’ 16th men’s basketball coach and the sky seemed the limit. He had a resume that was second to none and most importantly he knew how to recruit the type of New York/Jersey products that Rutgers so desperately wanted and needed. Four[Read More…]

by February 13, 2010 0 comments Sports

Monroe and Hoyas Pass Their Way Past Friars

For the first time in three weeks Georgetown has matched its weekend success with a weekday win. Four Hoyas scored in double figures as No. 7 Georgetown (18-5, 8-4 Big East) rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat Providence (12-12, 4-8) at Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Junior guard Chris Wright[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Show a Different Side as They Bounce Back Against Villanova

There must be something in the water in the nation’s capital. After a home loss to South Florida, in which Georgetown blew an 11-point second-half lead, the Hoyas responded by rolling over No. 2 Villanova 103-90. It’s as if they’re Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. “We’re as good as we[Read More…]

by February 6, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized