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Ten Years, Ten Moments to Remember

The 2000s were quite a decade in sports. Baseball was rocked by steroid allegations. Small market teams became increasingly marginalized. Tiger Woods revolutionized golf by introducing fitness, something long missing in the game. Women’s sports saw tremendous gains through personalities like Sheryl Swoopes, Mia Hamm and the Williams sisters. And[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Southern California’s New Head Man Brings Significant Baggage

I don’t know how he does it. What Lane Kiffin has accomplished as a head coach is simply astounding – aside from everything his teams do on the field, that is. No prior head-coaching experience? No problem. He landed the Raiders job. A 5-15 record in Oakland and a public[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

No. 18 Georgetown Holds on For 13th Consecutive Victory

“Rebound, share the ball, and. ” starts Latia Magee, a sophomore forward, before looking toward Jaleesa Butler, a senior forward, to finish her sentence. “You mixed it up,” Butler said laughing. “It’s `defend, rebound, share the ball.’” They repeat the last part together. The Hoyas (14-2, 3-0 Big East) did[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Withstand Late Run to Topple Cardinals

On Tuesday night, the Georgetown women’s basketball team attained its 500th victory in program history. The Hoyas were riding high on a 13-game winning streak and had attained their highest national ranking in school history. Georgetown was on cloud nine.   But in the Big East, the winds can change[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Must Be On Guard for Villanova’s Reynolds

No. 4 Villanova will have plenty of weapons ready when No. 11 Georgetown comes calling Sunday afternoon, but none are more deadly than Scottie Reynolds. The Wildcats (15-1, 4-0 Big East) have four guards that score over nine points per game which Georgetown (13-2, 4-1 Big East) must be aware[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Freeman Keys Second-Half Surge as Hoyas Top Huskies

As Georgetown’s players left the court all smiles to a standing ovation, the majority of Verizon Center’s 15,654 fans could be heard chanting two simple words: Austin Freeman. Trailing by as many as 19 in the first half, No. 12 Georgetown (12-2, 3-1 Big East) stormed back in the second[Read More…]

by January 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Comeback Proves Hoyas Are Growing Up

Heading into the locker room at halftime, Georgetown appeared to be overmatched by a fast-paced UConn team that had asserted its will on both ends of the floor. Walking off the court after an improbable 72-69 victory, however, Austin Freeman and the Hoyas proved that the complexion of a game[Read More…]

by January 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

After Scalding Start, Lady Hoyas Enter National Picture

Typical Georgetown vs. Syracuse. Typical high emotions. Typical drama. Not such a typical ending.   The Georgetown women’s basketball team traveled into Northern New York last Saturday, riding high on a 10-game winning streak and having not lost a game since mid November. Over 1,100 people filed into the stands,[Read More…]

by January 7, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Fall to 3-Point-Happy Golden Eagles

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Marquette finally got the monkey off its back. After losing back-to-back games in the closing seconds to No. 8 West Virginia and No. 6 Villanova, Marquette held on to beat a top-15 opponent Wednesday night as it downed No. 12 Georgetown 62-59. The Golden Eagles (10-5, 1-2[Read More…]

by January 6, 2010 0 comments Sports

Wright, Freeman Pace Hoyas in Big East Road Win

ROSEMONT, ILL. – Met by frigid temperatures in Chicago for the first game of their Midwest road trip, the Hoyas responded by heating up Allstate Arena. Georgetown (11-1, 2-0 Big East) shot a blistering 57.1 percent from the field and led the entire way, cruising to a 67-50 win over[Read More…]

by January 3, 2010 0 comments Sports