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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Falls Late to Marquette

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Falls Late to Marquette

Trying to replicate the late-game magic from this weekend, freshman guard James Akinjo could not convert at the rim, causing the Georgetown men’s basketball team to lose in a tight contest against No. 15 Marquette 74-71. “We had our opportunities at the end, but we just didn’t play smart,” Georgetown[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Win Pivotal Conference Game in 2OT

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Win Pivotal Conference Game in 2OT

In a double overtime thriller, the Georgetown men’s basketball team defeated the Providence Friars 96-90, thanks to late-game heroics by freshmen guards Mac McClung and James Akinjo. With 3.9 seconds remaining in regulation and the Hoyas down three, McClung quickly dribbled the ball up the court, avoiding Providence defenders trying[Read More…]

by January 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
Senior center Jessie Govan steadies himself at the free throw line.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Off to Shaky Big East Start

After winning its first conference game, the Georgetown men’s basketball team lost close contests in its next two Big East matchups. The team lost star freshman guard Mac McClung to an ankle injury, so it relied on others to step up. In Georgetown’s (11-5, 1-2 Big East) Big East opener[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finishes Nonconference Schedule on High Note

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finishes Nonconference Schedule on High Note

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (11-4, 1-1 Big East) exited the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., with four remaining nonconference games on its schedule. This final stretch before starting Big East play was pivotal for the team to regain momentum before facing tougher opponents. The final four nonconference matchups of[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA
Junior center Jessie Govan, far right, declared for the NBA draft last week without hiring an agent, making him eligible to play next season if he remains on the Hilltop. If Govan leaves, rising sophomore guard Jamorko Pickett will be the highest scoring player from last season remaining on the team. Pickett averaged 9.6 points per game last season.

COMMENTARY | Ewing Lands Pair of 4-Star Recruits as Govan, Derrickson Declare for NBA Draft

The past week has been a whirlwind for Georgetown men’s basketball. On April 9, the Hoyas lost All-Big East junior forward Marcus Derrickson unexpectedly, as he announced his intent to hire an agent for the NBA Draft, making him ineligible to continue his college career. Two days later, the team’s[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKTEBALL | Hoyas Fall to Red Storm in 1st Round, Wildcats Win Big East

MEN’S BASKTEBALL | Hoyas Fall to Red Storm in 1st Round, Wildcats Win Big East

In front of a sold-out Madison Square Garden, Providence’s senior point guard Kyron Cartwright was ready to seal a victory against the No. 2 team in the country following an astonishing 12-point comeback in the second half. Approaching a Big East tournament record of three straight overtime games, Cartwright launched[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AMANDA VEN ORDER FOR THE HOYA
Freshman guard Jahvon Blair scored 16 points in Monday's loss to Marquette. Blair is averaging 9.4 points per game this season.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Drop Final Home Game in OT

Although Monday marked the Hoyas’ final Big East contest at Capital One Arena for the season, the game had all the elements of previous games — a solid start, a halftime lead, a second-half run by the visitors and a one-possession finish. Like most of their previous games, the result[Read More…]

by February 28, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SHEEL PATEL FOR THE HOYA
Junior center Jessie Govan, right, scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in Saturday's loss to Providence. Govan scored his 1,000th point as a Hoya during the game.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Govan Scores 1,000th Point, Hoyas Lose to Friars

At Capital One Arena on Saturday, Senior Day proved to be a typical Hoyas-Friars matchup in the modern Big East: ugly, gritty, often rough to watch and, in the end, a loss for Georgetown. For the eighth consecutive matchup between the two programs, the Georgetown Hoyas (15-12, 5-11 Big East)[Read More…]

by February 26, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top