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FREENOCK: Life’s Rough for Philly’s Phans

I have been in self-imposed hibernation for the past few weeks following the inevitable disappointment. It is a perennial occurrence, a period of cleansing that recurs several times every year, as constant as the change of seasons. I need this brief respite for my own sanity, to consolidate my strength[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Harrington Returning to Hilltop as Assistant Coach

Former NBA player Othella Harrington (C ’96) will join the men’s basketball coaching staff for the 2011-12 season, Head Coach John Thompson III announced today. Harrington was a four-year starter for the Hoyas before being drafted by the NBA’s Houston Rockets, the same year fellow Hoya Allen Iverson was the[Read More…]

by May 17, 2011 0 comments Sports
Hollis Thompson Enters NBA Draft Without Agent

Hollis Thompson Enters NBA Draft Without Agent

Sophomore forward Hollis Thompson has declared for the NBA Draft but has not hired an agent, Georgetown Sports Information confirmed to The Hoya today. By not hiring an agent, Thompson retains eligibility to return to the Hoyas for the 2011-2012 season, but he must withdraw his name from the draft[Read More…]

by April 22, 2011 0 comments Sports

The College Experience

I am philosophically opposed to the requirement that basketball players must spend a year in college (or overseas in rare cases) before they can become eligible for the NBA Draft. I find it outrageous that an 18-year-old is old enough to die for his country in Afghanistan, but not old[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Thompson III’s Hoyas in the NBA

Projected NBA draft picks are generally told what to expect once they hear their names called by Commissioner David Stern, walk across the stage at Madison Square Garden and begin their lives as professional athletes.   The pace of play is said to be faster, the game more physical, and[Read More…]

by April 26, 2010 0 comments Sports

Monroe Makes Wise Choice, Cashes in by Entering NBA Draft

Greg Monroe will end his college career without a single NCAA tournament win. His Hoyas never finished higher than eighth in the Big East, and he did not cement his place as a legendary Georgetown big man. Yet to characterize Monroe’s two years on the Hilltop as anything but a[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports

NBA Might Be Monroe’s Best Bet

Following Georgetown’s ignominious exit in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the question that had been left unasked all season came to the fore. Was that Greg Monroe’s last game as a Georgetown Hoya? “No . it wasn’t,” was Monroe’s response. Minutes later Head Coach John Thompson III offered[Read More…]

by March 25, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Durant Should Be Top Draft Pick

In the coming months, the Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies, or whatever other moribund franchise hits pay dirt in the NBA lottery, is going to face a tough decision. Or at least that’s what everyone thinks about the great Greg Oden v. Kevin Durant debate, the question rivaling Hamlet’s “To be[Read More…]

by April 27, 2007 0 comments Sports