Vox Interview: JTIII on Otto, Greg, and the new Big East

The leaves aren’t yet changing and most Hoyas are opting for the shorts instead of sweaters these days, but, for one figurehead on the Hilltop, November is fast approaching. Amid his busy recruiting schedule, Georgetown Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Thompson III took the time to discuss numerous off-season topics surrounding his program, especially Otto […]

Breaking: Otto Porter Jr. to declare for NBA Draft

According to multiple reports, Georgetown forward Otto Porter Jr. will announce his intention to leave school early and enter his name for the 2013 NBA Draft this afternoon at McDonough Gymnasium. “I mean it was hard,” Porter said in his opening statement. “It was a tough decision. I love Georgetown.  I love my coaches.  I […]

Hoya hangover: Friday really happened

Davidson, Baylor (NIT), Ohio, Virginia Commonwealth, North Carolina State, and now, Florida Gulf Coast. The list is damning, an indisputable condemnation of John Thompson III’s postseason failures since that astounding run to the 2007 Final Four. Just one week after taking home Big East Coach of the Year honors for leading his young Hoyas to […]

Postgame Roundup: Hoyas cannot match Orange in overtime

It is difficult to beat a team three times in one season.  Georgetown found that out on Friday night.  The No. 5 Hoyas (25-6, 14-4 Big East) fell to the No. 19 Orange of Syracuse (26-8, 11-7 Big East) 58-55 in overtime of the Big East Tournament.  It was the third time Georgetown faced Syracuse […]

You best recognize: Otto Porter Jr. and John Thompson III honored by Big East

Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson III was named Big East Coach of the Year yesterday afternoon. Otto Porter Jr., his sophomore star, was named the Big East Player of the Year in a unanimous vote by league coaches. The vote comes in Thompson’s most impressive job on the Hilltop since his arrival from Princeton University […]

Postgame Roundup: Syracuse convincingly juiced

A 6-foot-10 imposing figure, John Thompson Jr. does not blend into crowds all that easily. But during his son’s reign over Georgetown’s basketball program, the legendary Thompson has done just that, disappearing in the back-right corner of the press room. Except on this day, there was a little too much emotion seeping out of Thompson. […]

Postgame Roundup: Hoyas defeat St. John’s in JTIII’s 200th Georgetown win

The Georgetown Men’s basketball team (16-4, 6-3 Big East) defeated St. John’s (14-8, 6-4 Big East) at the Verizon Center earlier today with a score of 68-56 in front of 15,000 Gray Out fans. The Hoyas were led by junior forward Nate Lubick as he scored a career-high 16 points and secured 10 rebounds to […]

Postgame Roundup: Resurgent Hoyas upset No. 5 Louisville 53-51

Seven days after the sky was falling in a loss to South Florida, the Georgetown Hoyas (14-4, 4-3 Big East) have their swagger back. Behind virtuoso performances from Otto Porter Jr. and Markel Starks, they put away No. 5 Louisville (16-4, 4-3 Big East) 53-51 in a thriller at the Verizon Center this afternoon. Despite […]

We Are Georgetown: Western Carolina up next

The No.15 Georgetown men’s basketball team (8-1, 0-0 Big East) will be back in action Saturday afternoon at Verizon Center, as they face the Western Carolina Catamounts (4-6, 2-0 Southern) at 12:00 p.m. The Hoyas will look to improve upon their current five-game winning streak when they take on the Catamounts, after defeating Longwood this […]

Postgame Roundup: When condensation strikes

The Georgetown Hoyas left the makeshift court on board the USS Bataan in Jacksonville, Fla. Friday night trailing the Florida Gators 27-23 at halftime. When they came back out for the second half, they found a hardwood better suited for a Slip n’ Slide contest. After conferring with Florida Head Coach Billy Donovan and game officials, Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson III agreed to […]

Nike Georgetown opens on M Street with ribbon cutting ceremony

Nike officially opened its first store in the DC area today, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration of the Nike Georgetown store at 3040 M Street. The store has been in the works for some time now, and replaces the Barnes and Noble which was a mainstay in the area until last year. The superstore […]