The 2017 Basketball Preview

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The Voice’s Favorite Basketball Movies

The Georgetown basketball season is about to begin, and the spirit of the season is upon us. Basketball is packed with energy, excitement, emotion, and trials—which translate beautifully to the silver screen. The film industry—and Disney especially, as it turns out—has delivered; the Voice presents our thoughts on the best of the best. Hoop Dreams…

Big East Men’s Basketball Preview

Voice staff writers Tristan Lee and Aaron Wolf break down every team in the Big East and give their predicted finishes for everyone from Villanova to DePaul.    1. Villanova Head Coach: Jay Wright, 17th season X-Factor: Jalen Brunson Former team captain Josh Hart (NBA) 2016 national championship game hero Kris Jenkins (graduation) are no…

Time to Contend: Women’s basketall sets sights on NCAA bid

The Georgetown women’s basketball team is ready to take the next step. It is hard to believe that the program is just two seasons removed from a horrid 4-27 finish to the the 2014-15 campaign. Former head coach Natasha Adair, who helped turn the team around in her three-year tenure with the Hoyas, departed the…

Meet the New Guys

Jahvon Blair “Juggy,” the first commitment of the Patrick Ewing era, is one of several reinforcements to the Hoyas’ backcourt. The 6-foot-3 point guard out of Ontario was a productive two-way player at the Athlete Institute Prep, averaging 23.6 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. Despite his scoring prowess, Blair contests that his best skill…

‘One-and-Done’ Rule Hurts Student-Athletes

When the Philadelphia 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the first round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft this summer, they did so after the 19-year-old played only one year at the University of Washington. Fultz was a heavily recruited talent coming out of high school, and there was almost no doubt that he would one…

Meet the New Gals

Tatiana Thompson Tatiana Thompson will join the Hoyas as a forward hailing from Winter Haven, Fla. At Winter Haven High School, she was a captain and four-year starter who averaged 10.7 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in her senior year. Thompson has already stood out to Coach Howard as a key newcomer in the…

Center of Attention: Jessie Govan leads the new look Hoyas

When Patrick Ewing played center for the Georgetown Hoyas, he had one job: dominate inside. Ewing was directed to grab every rebound, pound bodies with opposing centers, and play above the rim. When games got testy, as they often did in the early 1980s, the team counted on Ewing as a physical enforcer any time…

Hoya For Life: Patrick Ewing returns to revive the men’s basketball team

Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) stepped behind the podium last April to field questions from the media in his first press conference as head coach of the Georgetown University men’s basketball program. National outlets including ESPN, the Associated Press, and Fox Sports broadcasted the event from the Thompson Athletic Center. All the while, the building’s namesake,…

Ewing and His Hoyas Look to Usher in New Era of Georgetown Men’s Basketball

As the buzzer sounded at the end of the first game of the 2017 Big East Tournament, sophomore forward Marcus Derrickson’s last chance layup attempt fell off the side of the rim. The Georgetown men’s basketball team’s season was over, ending with a 74-73 loss to historic Big East rival St. John’s. The loss concluded…

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