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COMMENTARY | Men’s Basketball Shows Promising Improvements

COMMENTARY | Men’s Basketball Shows Promising Improvements

In Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) second year coaching on the Hilltop, the Georgetown men’s basketball program took a promising turn, but ultimately has more improvements to make before next season. The Hoyas finished the 2018-19 season with an overall record of 19-14, including a 9-9 mark in Big[Read More…]

by April 16, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
DERRICK ARTHUR CUDJOE/ THE HOYA | Junior guard Jagan Mosely beats his defender and looks to penetrate baseline against Harvard on March 20.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown’s Season Ends With Loss to Harvard

The Georgetown men’s basketball team came up short against the visiting Harvard Crimson 71-68 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on March 20, concluding a rollercoaster season that was highlighted by the development of young stars. Senior center Jessie Govan shined in his final game for the[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Pull Off Pivotal Upset Against No. 16 Marquette

Finishing the regular season on a high note, the Georgetown men’s basketball team upset No. 16 Marquette Saturday night in a nail-biting 86-84 game. Freshman guards James Akinjo and Mac McClung carried the Hoyas to secure the win, scoring 25 and 23 points, respectively. Akinjo scored 20 of his points[Read More…]

by March 13, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
AMY LI/THE HOYA | Georgetown Freshman Mac McClung

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Upset Goliath, Dominate No. 17 Villanova

In front of a packed home crowd, the Georgetown men’s basketball team ended its two-game losing streak and pulled off a season-altering upset over No. 17 Villanova on Wednesday. The victory marks Georgetown Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) first coaching win against a ranked opponent in his tenure on[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Freshman guard James Akinjo drives past Xavier sophomore guard Paul Scruggs.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Come From Behind to Beat Musketeers

With 10 minutes left to play in the second half, the Georgetown men’s basketball team came from behind to beat the Xavier Musketeers 80-73 in a crucial road contest Jan. 31. Freshman guard James Akinjo, who was scoreless in the first half, provided the Hoyas (14-7, 4-4 Big East) with[Read More…]

by February 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
THE HOYA/Kirk Zieser | Senior center Jessie Govan  boxes out a Creighton player for the rebound.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU’s Late Game Struggles Continue Against Visiting Creighton

In Monday’s game featuring the two most dominant offenses in the Big East, the Georgetown men’s basketball team fell 91-87 to the visiting Creighton Bluejays in a game where no team could hold on to a lead until the end. Senior center Jessie Govan of Georgetown (12-7, 2-4 Big East)[Read More…]

by January 24, 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
Senior center Jessie Govan scored 26 points against Central Connecticut State University. Govan is averaging 19.9 points per game along with 7.3 rebounds, which both lead the Hoyas.
Kirk Zieser/The Hoya

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Notch 3rd Straight Win, Edge Richmond

Backed by senior center Jessie Govan’s 29 points, the Georgetown men’s basketball team earned a 90-82 away win against Richmond on Wednesday. In Georgetown’s (6-1) third straight win, Govan added nine rebounds, two steals and was a perfect seven-for-seven from the free throw line in 36 minutes of play. Head[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top