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CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Senior guard and co-captain D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 19 points against Creighton, including seven in the last 92 seconds of the game.

Men’s Basketball | GU Defense Braces for Providence

After a thrilling 74-73 comeback win against Creighton (14-7, 5-3 Big East) Tuesday night, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (13-8, 6-2 Big East) will now will host No. 10 Providence (17-4, 5-3 Big East) Saturday at Verizon Center for a rare weekend night game. Georgetown is currently in a two-way[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 1 comment Sports
CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Freshman forward Marcus Derrickson scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds in Georgetown’s win over Creighton on Tuesday night.

Men’s Basketball | Smith-Rivera Leads Late Rally

Statistics usually give a fairly accurate indication of how a game played out: who won, who lost, whether it was close or not — the list goes on. With 2:32 left in the game against Creighton University (14-7, 5-3 Big East), the Georgetown men’s basketball team (13-8, 6-2 Big East)[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | Smith-Rivera Leads Comeback in 74-73 Win Over Creighton

Senior guard and co-captain D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera entered the final 1:32 of the game with 12 points; at the final buzzer, he had finished with 19. Behind his 5-of-6 from the free-throw line and a clutch layup, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (13-8, 6-2 Big East) pulled out a 74-73 home[Read More…]

by January 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Men’s Basketball | GU Fights for 2nd Place

Men’s Basketball | GU Fights for 2nd Place

After a poor late-game performance doomed the Georgetown men’s basketball team (12-8, 5-2 Big East) in its last nonconference game of the season against the University of Connecticut (14-5, 4-2 AAC) in a 68-62 loss, the Hoyas must now turn the page and prepare for their matchup on Tuesday at[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 1 comment Sports
ILLUSTRATION BY JESUS RODRIGUEZ FOR THE HOYA
Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes scored just 30 collective points in his first three years at Georgetown, which he surpassed within 60 minutes played this season.

Men’s Basketball | Hayes, Cameron Break Into Hoyas’ Rotation

Entering this season, junior forward Reggie Cameron and senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes had been little more than afterthoughts for the Georgetown men’s basketball team (12-8, 5-2 Big East). Cameron earned occasional playing time as a freshman but fell out of the rotation last season, while Hayes was a[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
COMMENTARY | Hoyas Struggle Against Tough Three-Point Defense

COMMENTARY | Hoyas Struggle Against Tough Three-Point Defense

In its recent contest against the University of Connecticut (14-5, 4-2 AAC), the Georgetown men’s basketball team (12-8, 5-2 Big East) shot 50 percent from inside the arc. UConn, on the other hand, was held to 37.5-percent shooting inside the arc. Normally, this would mean a victory for the superior[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Men’s Basketball | Former Big East Rivals Face Off

Men’s Basketball | Former Big East Rivals Face Off

A change in flight time to avoid the incoming Washington, D.C., blizzard will send the Georgetown men’s basketball team (12-7, 5-2 Big East) to Hartford, Conn. earlier than expected. After a decisive 81-72 victory against No. 5 Xavier (16-2, 4-2 Big East), Georgetown will square off against former Big East[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
COMMENTARY | Small Lineup Excels, Puts GU Back on Tournament Bubble

COMMENTARY | Small Lineup Excels, Puts GU Back on Tournament Bubble

The NCAA Tournament Selection Committee loves big wins. Spending a few moments listening to people predict the field of 68 is impossible without hearing something about quality wins and bad losses. This season, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (12-7, 5-2 Big East) has had plenty of the latter, dropping three[Read More…]

by January 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | GU Notches Win Against No. 5 Xavier

After failing to secure a win against a top-10 team this season, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (12-7, 5-2 Big East) finally broke through and earned an impressive 81-72 win against No. 5 Xavier (16-2, 4-2 Big East) behind a career-high 21 points from sophomore guard Tre Campbell, who was[Read More…]

by January 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | GU Drops to Third Place in Loss to Villanova

It was too little, too late for the Georgetown men’s basketball team (11-7, 4-2 Big East) when it fell to No. 6 Villanova (16-2, 6-0 Big East) after a defensive struggle by a final score of 55-50. Both teams struggled to score consistently throughout the game, with the Hoyas shooting[Read More…]

by January 18, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top