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Junior guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera earned a game-high 29 points in the Hoyas' loss to St. John's.

Men’s Basketball | GU Falls to St. John’s in MSG for 2nd Straight Year

If the result of Saturday’s game felt familiar to Georgetown, that’s because it was. Last season, Georgetown cruised to a 17-point win over St. John’s at Verizon Center in the teams’ first meeting. But the rematch was a different story, as the Red Storm jumped out to an 18-point halftime[Read More…]

by February 28, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Basketball | Hoyas End Battle 4 Atlantis with 1-2 Record After Heartbreaking Losses

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (4-2, 0-0 Big East) escaped the cold front that blew into the Washington, D.C., area this week, flying to the Bahamas to compete in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. Three days, one overtime win and two close losses later, the Hoyas finished fourth in the[Read More…]

by November 29, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Senior center Josh Smith scored 22 points and pulled 11 rebounds against Robert Morris for his second double-double in as many games.

Men’s Basketball | Smith’s Double-Double Carries Hoyas to Third Straight Victory

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (3-0) cruised to its third straight win on Saturday, downing Robert Morris University (2-3) 80-66 in front of a home crowd at the Verizon Center. The Hoyas, who took the early lead and never surrendered it, made their journey to victory look easy against a[Read More…]

by November 27, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Senior center Josh Smith led Georgetown with 20 points and 12 rebounds in Tuesday’s win.

Men’s Basketball | Smith’s Double-Double Leads Hoyas

“Better.” That is how Georgetown men’s basketball Head Coach John Thompson III characterized senior center Josh Smith’s performance in the Hoyas’ 78-62 Tuesday night win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Verizon Center. But Smith’s game-high 20-point, 12-rebound effort was better than, well, better. In his first double-double since he arrived[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Sports
Men’s Basketball Preview 2014–2015

Men’s Basketball Preview 2014–2015

The Hoya’s annual Basketball Preview has everything to get you ready for the 2014-2015 Hoya basketball season: DSR’s Day Taking the reins, junior guard and co-captain D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera will determine how far the Hoyas go D’vauntes Smith-Rivera has a lot on his shoulders right now. Between being named the Big[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 1 comment Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports
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Smith showed offensive promise with 11.5 points per game before an academic suspension ended his season after 13 games.

Men’s Basketball | Last Shot for Josh Smith

High expectations are certainly nothing new for senior center Josh Smith, and this year they are higher than ever before. The former University of California, Los Angeles player’s final year of collegiate basketball is tinged with an air of urgency and high expectations. But with academic and fitness issues reportedly[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 1 comment Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports
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Senior guard Jabril Trawick is ready to embrace his role as a vocal and emotional leader for the team.

Men’s Basketball | Seniors Hold Vital Roles

There is guard Jabril Trawick, the tough-nosed player from West Philadelphia who wears his heart on his sleeve. There is center Joshua Smith, the giant from Kent, Wash., with the soft touch, whose size is both his most brutal enemy and his greatest asset. There is forward Mikael Hopkins, the[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Basketball Preview 2014-2015, Sports
Fresh Faces

Fresh Faces

For the first time in at least two years, Georgetown can no longer be described as “young.” Still, the two rookies who join the Hoyas this fall — junior transfer junior center Josh Smith, having played one and a half seasons at UCLA, doesn’t quite count — have generated excitement even before[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Sports
The Return of Big Man U

The Return of Big Man U

With Josh Smith cleared, the Hoyas’ frontcourt just got a lot scarier. When Georgetown landed the services of troubled UCLA center Josh Smith in a transfer in January, it was widely understood as a long-term investment. Smith wasn’t anywhere near ideal playing shape — most estimates put him at close[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Sports

Like Father, Like Son

Josh Smith’s eligibility isn’t the only surprise roster addition this week on the Hilltop. Riyan Williams, a 6-foot-4 sophomore guard and son of famed Hoya Reggie Williams, has made the team as a walk-on and should make his debut at tonight’s Tip Off ceremony. Williams played in the Nike Pro-City[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Sports