Articles tagged: basketball


Podcasts

Full Court Press: Season 2, Episode 2

Nathan and Sky offer their thoughts on both the men’s and women’s basketball teams after their first few games. They focus on the women’s competitiveness and defensive edge as well... Read more

Sports

Women’s Basketball Loses Heartbreaker to Richmond in Home Opener

On Tuesday night, the Georgetown Hoyas women’s basketball team fell at McDonough Arena to the Richmond Spiders, 51-49. After the Hoyas (0-2, Big East) rushed out to a first quarter... Read more

Sports

Men’s Basketball Beats Central Arkansas 89-78, Shakes Off Season Opener

The Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team (2-0, Big East) beat Central Arkansas (1-2, SLC) 89-78 at Capital One Arena on Saturday, November 9. Georgetown shook off Wednesday’s rocky season opener... Read more

Sports

Men’s Basketball Looks for a Stronger Performance Against Central Arkansas

On Saturday at 12:00 p.m. ET, the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team takes the court at Capital One Arena for their second game of the year. Their opponents will be... Read more

Podcasts

Full Court Press: Season 2, Episode 1

Get ready for the upcoming season with the first episode of Full Court Press! Nathan and Aaron preview both the men’s and the women’s seasons, providing predictions for where they... Read more

Halftime

What’s Happened in the World Since Georgetown Basketball Last Went to the NCAA Tournament

It’s March 21, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. The buzzer sounds to close the second half of the men’s NCAA Round of 32 match-up between 4-seed Georgetown and 5-seed Utah. Despite... Read more

Sports

Men’s Basketball Hosts Mount St. Mary’s To Begin 2019-20 Campaign

The Georgetown men’s basketball team tips off its 111th season Wednesday evening at Capital One Arena with a matchup against Mount St. Mary’s. Entering their third season under Head Coach... Read more

Podcasts

Claims from Copenhagen: Men’s Elite Eight Recap, Final Four Preview

Claims from Copenhagen is a podcast hosted by Sports Editor Will Shanahan that offers an alternative way for our listeners to take a pulse on current events in the sports... Read more

Features

Playing it Forward: Women’s basketball’s Day Camp expands access to D.C. community

The Georgetown women’s basketball team has built a tradition of serving the community, and its basketball camp gives the team a chance to continue reaching out. Over three days during... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Hoya Hoop Fever

As we gear up for the 2018-19 college basketball season, Hoyas are beginning to feel that pseudo-state school pride wake up. Deprived of the tailgates and darties that our friends... Read more

Podcasts

The Vault: Upset Alert?

New Vault host Santul Nerkar sits down with Beth Cunniff and Errol French to talk about the Seton Hall and Butler games, the upcoming Xavier game, and the Hoyas’ chances... Read more

Opinion

Don’t Be So Blue: Weak Schedule is a Gray Area

As the Georgetown men’s basketball team gets ready to start the season under new leadership, it enters a non-conference schedule that has turned some heads. None of the schools scheduled... Read more

Opinion

Hoyas’ Soft Schedule is an Airball

A men’s college basketball season for Power Five programs can be thought of as a slightly modified three-course meal. You start with appetizers, which are early-season marquee matchups like Duke... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Slam Dunk Songs: The Music of Basketball

Kurtis Blow: “Basketball” One of the great songs from one of the great pioneers of hip-hop, “Basketball” is a song by a man who professes basketball to be his “favorite... Read more

Sports

Trouble in Paradise: Men’s basketball routed by Oklahoma State, worst start in 45 years

A Georgetown men’s basketball trip to Maui that started with promise sputtered to a close on Wednesday afternoon, as the Hoyas (2-4, Big East) fell to the Oklahoma State Cowboys... Read more

Halftime Sports

Hoya Hoops Madness: Fun for Everyone (Plus 2 Chainz!)

1984 was a year of many things. There was a wall dividing Berlin, George Orwell’s vision did not quite ring true, and the Georgetown University Men’s Basketball team won the... Read more

Halftime

Forcing Athletes to Play College Ball Isn’t Right: Enter the D-League

Let’s face it: money matters. Even the most modest and well-liked players in the NBA won’t deny the impact that money has on their decision. This is especially true when... Read more

Halftime

The Cap: Why Pro Teams Shouldn’t Sell Individual Tickets

Halftime Sports Editor Matt Jasko examines the intersection between finance, economics, and athletics in his segment, “The Cap.” Earlier this year Troy Kirby, president of the National Association of Athletic Tickets and Sales,... Read more

Halftime

LeBron’s Potential to be the ‘Best Ever’

Avid sports fans, despite varying athletic interests and hometown loyalties, all share an important commonality: a love for making controversial statements. We derive peculiar satisfaction from offering obscure statistics to... Read more

Halftime

Re-Discovering the Magic: The Revival of Orlando Basketball

Let me take you back to 2009. Barack Obama had just been inaugurated, people were still scared of swine flu, and Dwight Howard wasn’t yet one of the NBA’s least... Read more