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COMMENTARY| Concerns Mar Pre- Season Excitement

When Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) took the reins as the new head coach of the Georgetown men’s basketball team, he inherited a program in flux. The roster had lost four players to graduation, two of whom went to the NBA and one to injury. More importantly, the program was moving[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
PARK: Adair’s Departure Raises Concerns

PARK: Adair’s Departure Raises Concerns

This week, Georgetown women’s basketball Head Coach Natasha Adair left the university to accept the same position at the University of Delaware. This triggers Georgetown’s second search for a head basketball coach in the span of two months, following the firing of John Thompson III and the hiring of Patrick[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top

COMMENTARY: Ewing Era Begins With Strong Start

On April 3, Georgetown hired former player Patrick Ewing as its new men’s basketball head coach. He received a warm reception from students, fans and alumni around the nation. Still, there were enduring questions about his lack of experience as a head coach at the collegiate level. There have been[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: CHRISTIN DRISCOLL
Patrick Ewing (COL ’85), right, led Georgetown to the school’s first and only national championship in 1984. He will replace John Thompson III as the men’s basketball head coach.

COMMENTARY: Ewing’s Arrival Marks Rebirth

Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) needs no introduction to Georgetown basketball fans. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Ewing is widely viewed as the greatest player in both Georgetown Hoyas and New York Knicks history. However, it seems that many fans and media members, including Sports Illustrated’s[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Sophomore guard tied a team-high 17 points in Friday's loss to Fordham. White finished the season as the Hoyas' leading scorer, averaging 15.2 points per game. (DERRICK ARTHUR/THE HOYA)

Women’s Basketball | Season Ends With 1st Round NIT Loss

Despite a strong start, the Georgetown women’s basketball team failed to fight off a third-quarter surge from Fordham, eventually falling 60-49 at home in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, ending the Hoyas’ season. Fordham (22-11, 11-5 Atlantic 10) made 6-of-9 three-point attempts and outscored Georgetown (17-13,[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Women’s Basketball | Hoyas End Regular Season on Two Game Skid

After an up-and-down regular season, the Georgetown women’s basketball team finished its Big East slate on a skid, losing a pair of road games to two of the conference’s top teams. The Hoyas (17-11, 9-9 Big East) fell to the Marquette Golden Eagles (22-7, 13-5 Big East) by a score[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Women’s Basketball | Hoyas Down Pirates, Fall to Red Storm on Road Trip

Women’s Basketball | Hoyas Down Pirates, Fall to Red Storm on Road Trip

On its annual tri-state area road trip, the Georgetown women’s basketball team had mixed results, dominating Seton Hall (11-15, 4-11 Big East) 77-60 Friday night before falling to St. John’s (17-9, 9-6 Big East) 65-54 Sunday afternoon. The Hoyas (15-9, 7-7 Big East) started off the weekend with a strong[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Women’s Basketball | Hoyas Hit Road for Two Conference Games

Women’s Basketball | Hoyas Hit Road for Two Conference Games

After splitting two home games last week, the Georgetown women’s basketball team prepares for a final push toward the postseason, beginning with a two-game road trip this weekend. The Hoyas (14-8, 6-6 Big East) take on the Seton Hall Pirates (11-13, 4-9 Big East) this Friday at 7 p.m. before[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Women’s Basketball | GU Aims to Continue Streak at Home

Women’s Basketball | GU Aims to Continue Streak at Home

Riding a four-game winning streak, the Georgetown women’s basketball team welcomes  an opportunity to continue to climb the conference standings in two home games this weekend. The Hoyas face the Providence Friars (10-12, 2-9 Big East) on Friday before hosting the Creighton Bluejays (15-6, 9-2 Big East) on Sunday. Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Women’s Basketball | GU Defeats Villanova in Thriller

With under three minutes remaining and her team up three points, sophomore guard Dionna White sized up her defender as junior forward Cynthia Petke came to set a screen. As Petke set the screen, White faked left before crossing over to the right, flashing past her defender who completely spun[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top