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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

Around the Nation

Kansas Ranked No. 1 nationally in both the AP and ESPN polls, the Jayhawks (22-1, 8-0 Big 12) are the premier team in college basketball this season. Built with a perfect combination of size, speed, grit and experience, Kansas has all the ingredients to win another national championship. Junior center[Read More…]

by February 8, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Drops Meet to Terps

The swimming and diving team has finished out the dual meet portion of their schedule. Unfortunately, both the men’s and women’s teams suffered defeats to the Maryland Terrapins. This loss, however, did not come without benefit, as the Hoyas qualified six more swimmers for the Big East championships later on[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

No. 7 Hoyas White Wash No. 2 Wildcats

What a difference three days makes. After getting upset by South Florida in front of a relatively quiet crowd on Wednesday, No. 7 Georgetown dominated No. 2 Villanova 103-90 in front of a raucous 10,387 fans that braved the blizzard-like conditions in Washington, D.C. The Hoyas (17-5, 7-4 Big East)[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

Tebow’s Ad in Wrong Forum

My beef this week is with Tim Tebow’s pro-life advertisement that is supposed to air sometime during the Super Bowl. Every year, about 100 million people tune in to watch the Super Bowl, usually making it the most watched television event of the year. The game is always a great[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized

Ford, Kaestner, Georgetown Rank at Top of Big East in New Preseason Poll

As Washington prepares for a major snowstorm, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team is preparing for what could be a memorable spring season. They have been picked to finish first in the Big East in the 2010 preseason Big East coaches’ poll. The Hoyas finished as regular season champions of the[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Continue Big East Push

St. John’s Head Coach Kim Barnes Arico kneeled on the sideline and called out a play to her point guard. “Georgetown!” Barnes yelled. “Georgetown! Georgetown!” screamed the guard as she approached halfcourt. Immediately, two Hoya defenders stepped forward to trap her, forcing a long pass to another guard in the[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

Big Ten Could Lure Marquee Programs From Current Homes

On Monday morning, after weeks of speculation, college sports fans woke up to the rumor that Pittsburgh was leaving the Big East for the Big Ten. It was the college football version of the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, with a whole load of dominoes ready to[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

St. John’s Begins Difficult Big East Stretch for Hoyas

After defeating Rutgers on Saturday, Georgetown declared itself a legitimate Final Four contender. The Hoyas have used an exhausting system of depth and defense to rise through the national standings. Yet one glaring weakness exists for a team that has otherwise rampaged through its first 21 games. All season, the[Read More…]

by February 1, 2010 0 comments Sports