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FILE PHOTO: CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Head Coach John Thompson III led Georgetown to the Final Four in 2007, but the Hoyas have not reached the Sweet 16 since that year.

Basketball Preview | NCAA Tournament Upsets Remain Unlikely

  At the start of last season’s NCAA tournament, many pundits predicted No. 13 seed Eastern Washington would upset No. 4 seed Georgetown in the first round of March Madness. “You got Georgetown sitting in there, they’re dying to be upset based on the way they played in the Big[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Basketball Preview 2015-16, Sports

Buzzer Beaters, Upsets Fuel Tourney Excitement

Georgetown’s loss on Thursday was extremely disappointing, and I’m not going to rehash it here. True college basketball fans, however, know that March Madness is the best time of the year and avidly follow the tournament, no matter how their favorite team fares. So let’s move on from our disappointment,[Read More…]

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

NCAA Neurosis

I’d like to begin this column with an apology on behalf of my hometown of Providence, R.I. It’s not as if we need any more bad press – although Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D) might argue that bad press is better than no press. We’re now known as the place where[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 0 comments Sports