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IPPOLITO: Committee Confronts Dilemma

IPPOLITO: Committee Confronts Dilemma

So much information and so few conclusions — such is the norm in college football. In the second edition of the college football playoff, the competition for one of the four slots is more intense this year than last year. Surprising to few but worrying to many is the idea[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
MCLAUGHLIN: Sports Figures Overrepresented On Campuses

MCLAUGHLIN: Sports Figures Overrepresented On Campuses

Take a look at the top of the payroll of each school in the Power 5 conference, and you are bound to find a glaring surprise. Often, the president of the university — who many consider the most powerful person on campus — is paid significantly less than two other[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Fans Must Come Out To Verizon

SANTAMARIA: Fans Must Come Out To Verizon

For a national powerhouse with such a rich history, the Georgetown men’s basketball team has a surprisingly low game attendance rate. Over the past three seasons, attendance at Verizon Center has hovered around 9,500 per game, which is only 45 percent of the arena’s 20,500 seats. In comparison, Big East[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
MCLAUGHLIN: Pitino Illustrates Lack of Control Among Coaches

MCLAUGHLIN: Pitino Illustrates Lack of Control Among Coaches

Control. It’s the one thing that coaches at top collegiate programs demand. For an NCAA-mandated 20 hours a week, they control their players from practice to the weight room, film room and beyond. During this allotted time, collegiate coaches dictate their players’ every movement. It’s once they leave the field[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: NCAA Coaches Continue to  Violate Rules

SANTAMARIA: NCAA Coaches Continue to Violate Rules

Roy Williams, Jim Boeheim and now Larry Brown. Three college basketball coaches that are surefire Hall of Fame-ers. Three coaches of championship pedigree that have improved every organization at which they have coached. Brown has even coached in the NBA, winning a championship with the Detroit Pistons in 2004. They[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: Paying Student Athletes is Unrealistic

FOOTE: Paying Student Athletes is Unrealistic

Money. It’s the most influential, important aspect of society, and just as in the rest of the world, it has an enormous influence on college sports. The NCAA brings in nearly $1 billion in revenue annually. But with that money comes huge controversy. The NCAA isn’t like normal corporations, where[Read More…]

by July 2, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: GU Stands Out, Rejects the One-and-Done Trend

SANTAMARIA: GU Stands Out, Rejects the One-and-Done Trend

A 2006 rule change in the NBA draft stipulated that players must be both 19 years old and one year removed from high school in order to declare for the draft. As a result, we now live in an era of one-and-done players in college basketball. With a plethora of[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
FIEGE: Calipari’s Roster is Loaded With Talent

FIEGE: Calipari’s Roster is Loaded With Talent

Much to the chagrin of my bracket, the Kentucky Wildcats improved to 38-0 this past Saturday evening as they squeaked past the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 68-66. After trailing for most of the second half, Coach John Calipari’s squad capitalized on a poor three-point shooting effort by Notre Dame to[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

IPPOLITO: NCAA Rules Improve Fairness

For much of 2014, the NCAA did a phenomenal job of getting lambasted in the media. College basketball players went hungry because of to meal plan limitations, football players were controversially suspended and the lack of player compensation captured the nation’s attention. However, it appears positive changes have finally begun[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
JULIA HENNRIKUS/THE HOYA
Sophomore forward Jade Martin played in all 32 games for Georgetown last season. In her freshman season, she averaged 3.2 points a game and 1.5 rebounds a game.

Women’s Basketball | In Rebuilding Season, Hoyas Disappoint

The 2013-2014 season began ominously for the Hoyas, after former Head Coach Keith Brown resigned in October 2013 after he was placed on paid leave amid allegations of verbal abuse. The subsequent hiring of interim Head Coach Jim Lewis made for a rocky start to last year’s campaign. The team[Read More…]

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