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Basketball Preview 2014-2015


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Meet the New Girls 2020

Opportunities is the name of the game for incoming women’s players. Of the Hoyas’ top 8 in minutes a season ago, only graduate center Anita Kelava remains. Of the top... Read more

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Meet the New Guys 2020

After a flurry of departures over the last 12 months, punctuated by Mac McClung’s transfer to Texas Tech and Omer Yurtseven’s jump to the NBA, there are minutes up for... Read more

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2020-21 Women’s Big East Preview

Having big programs in a conference can only elevate all the other programs in it. In women’s basketball, there is perhaps no bigger program than the University of Connecticut. The... Read more

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2020-21 Men’s Big East Preview

The 2020 Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament stopped at halftime of the first game in the quarterfinal round, with ninth-seeded St. John’s leading top seed Creighton 38-35. The Big East... Read more

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Turnover and competition portend challenging season for Georgetown women’s basketball

Over his first three years, Georgetown women’s basketball coach James Howard has presided over significant highs and lows. From a tantalizing conference tournament run in the 2018-19 season to a... Read more

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After Humbling Year, Men’s Basketball Looks For An Identity

There will be a 2020-21 season for the Georgetown men’s basketball team, and that statement alone is cause for celebration. Not because this incarnation of Hoya basketball carries the lofty... Read more

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2016-2017 Men’s Basketball Big East Preview

Villanova:  Jay Wright (16th year, 354-157 record, 11 NCAA appearances, 2 Final Four, 1 Title) Player to Watch: Senior Shooting Guard Josh Hart The D.C. native has been the unanimous... Read more

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Rodney Pryor: The transfer’s long road to leadership ends on the Hilltop

After posting a dismal 15-18 record in its 2015-16 campaign, the once-great Georgetown men’s basketball team entered its long offseason searching for answers. Who would the team turn to in... Read more

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Women’s basketball season preview

No one involved with the Georgetown women’s basketball team wants to talk about last year. It’s hard to blame them. The Hoyas’ 2013-2014 season was marred by inconsistency. After an... Read more

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Men’s starting five lineups

With the Hoyas’ opening contest against St. Francis right around the corner, Head Coach John Thompson III has some difficult roster decisions to make. With five freshmen hungry to compete... Read more

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Meet the freshmen

Isaac Copeland: Forward, 6-9, 220 lbs, Raleigh, NC The most highly-touted of the incoming freshmen is Copeland. It is hard not to envision him as the next in a line of lanky... Read more

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The Big East Team-By-Team Breakdown

The last few years have seen a dramatic change in the outlook for the Big East. Long the undisputed powerhouse of NCAA basketball, the famous conference had been the spiritual... Read more

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Player Profile: Jabril Trawick

Georgetown senior guard Jabril Trawick is no stranger to adversity. From the Hoyas’ recent postseason disappointments, to the reformation of the Big East, the departures of Otto Porter Jr. and... Read more

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Player Profile: Mikael Hopkins

Senior Forward Mikael Hopkins is a simple man. He doesn’t feel the need to enter Midnight Madness wearing a cape, rapping his own song lyrics like fellow senior Jabril Trawick.... Read more

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Player Profile: Joshua Smith

Senior center Joshua Smith returns this year after a summer at home, looking leaner, meaner, and ready to go. After sitting out his junior spring due to academic issues, Smith... Read more

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Player Profile: D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera

Last year, the Hoyas needed then-sophomore shooting guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera to keep them from hitting the bottom of the Georgetown basketballing barrel. In 2014-2015, the team is looking to the... Read more

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Men’s basketball season preview

Rock bottom. The Hoya faithful, of late, had grown used to a formula: win during the regular season, then lose quickly and spectacularly in the postseason. The 2013-2014 campaign did... Read more

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John Thompson III: Taking stock of the coach’s 10 years on the Hilltop

John Thompson III took over the Georgetown men’s basketball team in 2004, inheriting a program that had strayed far from its historic past. The team, while not resigned to irrelevance,... Read more