Sims and Clark star for Team DC, prepare for next stages

This past weekend Austin Freeman, Chris Wright, Henry Sims, and Jason Clark found themselves on the same team for the first time since their unceremonious exit from the 2011 NCAA Tournament. The Georgetown reunion was made possible by the Basketball Alumni Legends League (The-BALL). The fledgling professional league held its inaugural games this weekend, with […]

Postgame Roundup: VCU 74, Georgetown 56

That’s all folks. The Hoyas season came to an end in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, on a cold Friday night in Chicago. Like last year’s disappointing loss against Ohio, this one wasn’t even close, as sloppy ball handling and poor three-point shooting doomed the Hoyas in a 74-56 loss to VCU. Even […]

Post-Game Roundup: Syracuse 58, Georgetown 51

On Senior Day at the Verizon Center and in what was arguably the biggest game of the season, the Hoyas were without their most important player. With guard Chris Wright watching from the bench because of a broken hand, Georgetown fell to Syracuse 58-51. With their second straight loss, the Hoyas are now 10-7 in […]

Wright begins rehab as Hoyas prep for Senior Day against Syracuse

Chris Wright spoke to the media this afternoon for the first time since breaking his left hand against Cincinnati on Wednesday. The senior point guard, who had surgery on the hand yesterday, was in a positive mood after beginning his rehabilitation this morning. But he declined to comment on the specifics of his rehab or […]

Cousy Award omits Wright from original list of nominees

This week, the Basketball Hall of Fame announced the nominees for the 2011 Bob Cousy Award for the best point guard in college basketball. Hoyas point guard Chris Wright—who at the time was averaging 13 points and six assists a game—was nowhere to be found on the list of 66 nominees. Basketball analysts around the […]

Georgetown climbs into top ten, Wright wins Big East honors

After its eighth-straight win, Georgetown men’s basketball team rose to top-ten rankings on Monday morning. The Hoyas are ranked ninth by the AP poll and tenth in the Division I coaches poll. Senior guard Chris Wright also earned Big East Player of the Week honors this morning, thanks to his last-second heroics against Missouri and […]

Hoyas crush Green Wave in home opener

After a nail biter of a win to start their season last Friday against Old Dominion, Georgetown’s men’s basketball team returned to the Verizon Center. Hoya fans could breathe easier tonight as the Hoyas (2-0) beat Tulane (1-1) 69-53 in their home opener. Once again, it was a story of the guards, as seniors Austin […]

Freeman named Big East Preseason Player of the Year, Hoyas picked to finish 4th

This morning, senior guard Austin Freeman was named the Big East Preseason Player of the Year at the conference’s media day in New York City. Freeman, who averaged 16.5 points per game last season, was chosen through a vote of Big East men’s basketball coaches. Senior point guard Chris Wright was also selected to the […]

Kenner Summer League: Freeman, Wright, and Thompson

The annual Kenner Summer League is an early opportunity to see Georgetown basketball. While we shared our thoughts about some of Georgetown’s lesser-known players on Monday, today we tackle the big names (except for Jason Clark, who didn’t play on Saturday or Sunday). Chris Wright Wright, who is possibly the streakiest shooter on JTIII’s squad, […]

JTIII, Sapp, Summers, and Wright talk Hoya basketball

Freshman Greg Monroe in the Kenner Summer League Georgetown held its annual basketball Media Day on yesterday afternoon. Coach John Thompson III, as well as senior guard Jessie Sapp, junior forward DaJuan Summers, and sophomore guards Austin Freeman and Chris Wright talked about the freshmen, last year’s seniors, this season’s schedule, fitness, goals, Jon Wallace’s […]

Don’t worry, Chris—I don’t know the fight song either

Mike Stew[art] astutely pointed out that it’s probably a good thing that Chris Wright doesn’t know the fight song. More time learning the fight song = less time working on the break-away lay-up or outside shot that, along with Austin Freeman and Greg “the Doctrine” Monroe”, will be key to Georgetown’s success in upcoming years. […]