Brendan Crowley

Halftime Sports

A very Knickerbocker Christmas

I thought it would be interesting to imagine how the New York Knicks would behave if they celebrated Christmas, family-style. The setting is Mike Woodson’s house. Woodson sits in a... Read more


Men’s basketball looking for answers

Only six seconds separated the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team (11-7, 3-4) from a crucial win against the slumping Golden Eagles of Marquette (11-8, 3-3) at the end of an... Read more


Rise and Fire: The NBA’s lenience problem

On April 12, 2013, University of North Carolina hoops star P.J. Hairston announced that he would return to Chapel Hill for his junior season. Today, less than a year later,... Read more


Men’s basketball stampedes Bisons

After a tepid fifth place finish in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (4-2, 0-0 Big East) returned to Stateside ready to tackle a slate of non-conference... Read more


All The Way: Devotion is a lost art

There is an epidemic plaguing the sports world that no one appears to have noticed. It has nothing to do with concussions, steroids, illegal hits, or J.R. Smith’s Twitter account.... Read more


Men’s basketball looks to big matchups in Puerto Rico

This week, the men’s basketball team (1-1, 0-0 Big East) leaves the continental United States once again to face the next of their non-conference challenges. With more than a week’s... Read more


Men’s basketball finds shooting touch in home opener

After an abysmal shooting performance against Oregon (1-0, 0-0 PAC-12) in their season-opening game, where they shot 6.7 percent from three-point range, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (1-1, 0-0 Big... Read more


Josh Smith: Big man on campus

When fans and critics talk about junior center Josh Smith, any and all discussions start with one word: big. Many gape at his measurements: 6-10, 350 pounds. Others remember how... Read more


All The Way: Melo’s missed opportunity

In 2011, when Denver Nuggets superstar forward Carmelo Anthony demanded a trade to the middling New York Knicks in the early months of the season, New Yorkers rejoiced. Despite Anthony’s... Read more


There’s no denying Riyan

“He’s with us now. He’s on the team.” Two simple sentences from Georgetown Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Thompson III provided validation for a dream once in doubt for 6-foot-4... Read more