Articles tagged: basketball


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Five more months of hope: The story of the 2007 Georgetown basketball team

Patrick Ewing, Jr. is not here anymore, and maybe that’s for the best. Sometimes, stepping out of the comfort zone is the best way to move forward, even if it... Read more

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The Hoyas Georgetown won’t tell you about

30 years ago, somewhere in rural Alabama, amidst utter, incomprehensible chaos, a Hoya dropped more points than any Hoya has since the ’60s.

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Oklahoma’s Lady Tigers are taking the fight against racism to the court—and their community

Content Warning: This article discusses racism and references racial slurs.   They aren’t pro athletes aglow on a field surrounded by cameras. They aren’t NCAA champions or national stars shipping... Read more

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Full Court Press: Season 3, Episode 6

Josh and Nathan are back at it with another episode! They discuss the conclusion of the women’s basketball season and the successful run that men’s basketball has had in the Big... Read more

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A Senior Night To Remember: Pickett and Blair Lead The Way in Upset of Xavier

The Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team (9-11, 7-8 Big East) saw their seniors shine as they held off tournament hopeful Xavier (13-6, 6-6 Big East) 72-66 on Tuesday night. In... Read more

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Full Court Press: Season 3, Episode 4

Nathan and Roman recap the recent women’s stretch of nail biting losses, and take a look to next season. Meanwhile, men’s basketball has won 4 of 6 and the two... Read more

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Georgetown Proves Mettle, but Overwhelmed by No. 2 Connecticut

The Georgetown Hoyas women’s basketball team (1-10, 1-10 Big East) fell to the No. 2 Connecticut Huskies (16-1, 13-0 Big East) by a score of 64-40. After a close first quarter, the Huskies’ talent advantage came through as they pulled decisively ahead to claim the victory.

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Full Court Press: Season 3, Episode 3

Nathan and Roman are back to look at Georgetown basketball midway through the season.  The two discuss the women’s team’s steady improvement, even if their record does not reflect it and how... Read more

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Georgetown Earns Signature Road Win, Vanquishes No. 15 Creighton

The Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team (5-8, 3-5 Big East) pulled off an impressive road upset Wednesday night, beating No. 15 Creighton (13-5, 9-4 Big East) 86-79. Coming off an... Read more

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DePaul Overpowers Georgetown, Hoyas Fall 78-54

The Georgetown women’s basketball team (1-3, 1-3 Big East) fell to No. 19 DePaul (8-3, 5-1 Big East) Saturday afternoon at McDonough Arena by a score of 78-54. DePaul jumped... Read more

Podcasts

Full Court Press: Season 3, Episode 1

Nathan, Roman, and Tristan are back with hopefully more consistent episodes of Full Court Press! In this first one for the 2020-21 season, they break down the women’s first game... Read more

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Capable Guard Play Can’t Overcome Constant Pressure in Hoyas Loss to DePaul

The DePaul women’s basketball team (4-2, 1-0 Big East) defeated the Georgetown Hoyas (0-1, 0-1 Big East) 72-54 Saturday Afternoon at Wintrust Arena, with the Hoyas strong first half doomed... Read more

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Women’s basketball opener postponed after positive COVID test

The Georgetown women’s basketball season opener scheduled to take place on Nov. 29 has been postponed after a member of the team tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement... Read more

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Recency Bias and Its Footing in the NBA GOAT Debate

Who is the greatest of all time (GOAT)? Who are the best to ever do it? Who had an impact on the game like no other? In all sports, these... Read more

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Georgetown basketball teams to return to campus and the court

The Georgetown men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams are set to move back into campus housing on Sept. 11, as they begin preparations for the upcoming 2020-21 NCAA Division I... Read more

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Advocacy, Sports, and Faith

Cassius Clay, Lew Alcindor, and Chris Jackson may not be familiar names to most Americans or even to sports fans. However, it is undeniable that most if not all sports... Read more

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Social Distancing Sports

With many staying home due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, sports fans, including myself, are trying to find ways to stay engaged. Both the NBA and the NHL have suspended... Read more

Features

“You Just Have to Continue to Go Back”: Georgetown Ballers Comes of Age

In his senior year of high school, Patrick DiPasquale (MSB ’20) visited his cousin at John Carroll University. While there, he joined his cousin for a visit to a local... Read more

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Men’s Basketball Pulls Off 73-72 Comeback Victory At St. John’s

The Georgetown men’s basketball team staged a second half comeback and scraped by with a 73-72 win over St. John’s on Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. With sophomore guard... Read more

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Balling on a Budget: Disparities Persist in Women’s Basketball

Thirty minutes before tipoff on Jan. 10, the Georgetown University Pep Band arrived at McDonough Arena, where exactly 14 Hoya fans were settled in to watch the women’s basketball game.... Read more