Post Tagged with: "NCAA"

As GU Preps for NCAA Certification, Reed Takes Broad Look at Athletics

Sitting inconspicuously in the southwest corner of campus, McDonough Arena presents a structure of simplicity and moderation, quite a contrast to the imposing towers of Healy Hall. “This facility was built in 1950 or 1951, for maybe 100 people. Now, we have almost 800 student-athletes in 29 sports.” Athletic Director[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Sports

Heartbreak Loss Jeopardizes NCAA Hopes

The Hoyas’ NCAA ambitions took a potentially fatal blow on Sunday at North Kehoe Field, as the Blue and Gray tumbled to a heartbreaking 1-0 double-overtime loss to South Florida (12-4-3) in a Big East tournament quarterfinal matchup. Georgetown (13-6-1) was coming off a big weekend that saw the team[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Former GU Basketball Star Shot

Charles Smith (CAS ’89), a member of the Georgetown men’s basketball team from 1985 to 1989, was shot twice in the chest inside his Bowie, Md. home Thursday afternoon. He was hospitalized and is in critical-but-stable condition after undergoing surgery later in the day, NBC News4’s John Schriffen reported. Prince[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments City News, News

College Basketball Heavyweights Slated to Stay on Top Next Season

1. Duke and Butler aren’t going anywhere. In the run-up to this year’s tourney, pundits liked to note how poorly last year’s #1 seeds were faring. Perennial powerhouses North Carolina and Connecticut missed the NCAA tournament altogether after having atrocious seasons, and Louisville needed a late-season surge just to make[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Find Success at Penn State

Hitting their stride now almost midway through the season, the Hoyas took to the Penn State National this past weekend trying to get a feel for the competitive races they will encounter when the postseason starts. On a weekend when they notched numerous NCAA qualifying times, the Blue and Gray[Read More…]

by February 1, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

No. 18 Georgetown Holds on For 13th Consecutive Victory

“Rebound, share the ball, and. ” starts Latia Magee, a sophomore forward, before looking toward Jaleesa Butler, a senior forward, to finish her sentence. “You mixed it up,” Butler said laughing. “It’s `defend, rebound, share the ball.’” They repeat the last part together. The Hoyas (14-2, 3-0 Big East) did[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Will the Sixth Time Be the Charm for Georgetown

After five consecutive losses in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament, the Hoyas will try to make 2007 the year that they break into the Final Four for the first time since 1999. “The whole issue of getting to that final four has always been a goal here and one[Read More…]

by February 13, 2007 0 comments Sports

No. 7 Hoyas Light Up the Knights

Without the possibility of an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament, Georgetown knows it can take nothing for granted in the final weeks of the season. Saturday, the No. 7 Hoyas showed that they are playing well at the right time as they rolled to a 14-7 victory over ECAC[Read More…]

by May 3, 2005 0 comments Sports

Search for Replacements Ruins NCAAs

As the NCAA basketball season comes to a close with the Final Four, we should be analyzing the player and team matchups and celebrating the fact that they made it this far. Instead, with the opening of two high-profile college basketball coaching jobs at this juncture, there are unnecessary distractions[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Sports

Stormed: Hoyas’ Final Effort Falls Short

NEW YORK – Georgetown’s season ended the way so many of its games did, with a thrilling, heartbreaking finish that saw the Hoyas on the losing end of the NIT Championship game. Standout forward Mike Sweetney’s 25 points, nine rebounds and six blocked shots were not enough to propel the[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Sports