Santul Nerkar

Santul is the Voice's former executive culture editor and Halftime Sports editor. Follow him on Twitter @SantulN to become one of his rare few followers.


Sideline Story: J. Cole previews the NBA Playoffs

J. Cole is no stranger to hype. The North Carolina-based rapper has reached contemporary artistry’s upper echelon, where a single tweet about a forthcoming project sends the music world into... Read more


One-Two Punch: Georgetown Club Boxing Mixes Combat with Camaraderie

The scene outside Bulldog Alley on a Tuesday evening is laid-back: Students mingle near Chick-fil-A or Crop Chop, lingering around the tables with open books. Step inside the multipurpose studio,... Read more

Halftime Sports

How Villanova became the Golden State Warriors of College Basketball

It’s not long ago that the Villanova Wildcats were the unfortunate punchline to jokes about early-tournament exits. After reaching the Final Four in 2009, the Wildcats didn’t make it out... Read more

Halftime Sports

Preview: Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan

It seems like every year, a host of analysts, fans, and other observers claim that the NCAA Tournament looks “chalky.” They point to bad matchups and superteams stopping any potential... Read more


Bounced out: Women’s basketball falls in WNIT second round to Duquesne

An encouraging season has come to close. The Georgetown women’s basketball team (16-16, 9-9 Big East) fell to Duquesne (25-7, 13-3 A-10) 69-66 on Monday night in McDonough Arena. Junior... Read more


No. 18 men’s lacrosse loses first matchup of the year at Drexel

The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team (6-1, Big East) fell Saturday to the Drexel Dragons (3-4, CAA) 15-10 in Philadelphia. The loss marks the first of the season for the Hoyas,... Read more

Halftime Sports

A KenPom Method to the Madness

If you’ve read any of my College Basketball articles up to this point, you’ll know that I consistently invoke a man named Kenneth Pomeroy, colloquially known as KenPom, for my... Read more


Pregame Primer: St. John’s Red Storm

A quick trip home? Or a date with destiny? The Georgetown men’s basketball team (15-14, 5-13 Big East) looks to achieve the latter as they take on St. John’s (15-16,... Read more


Shutout: Inequality in Access to D.C. Youth Sports

“You’re here for Kevin, aren’t you?” she said. The woman at the front desk of the Seat Pleasant Activities Center is aware of the building’s significance. After all, this is... Read more


Women’s golf opens the spring with a 9th place finish

The Georgetown women’s golf team kicked off its 2018 campaign with a ninth-place finish at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. The Hoyas shot a 36-over... Read more