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 […]

Hoyas game in Beijing ends early after fight breaks out

Update 5: John Thompson III, Jason Clark, and Hollis Thompson met with the Bayi Rockets coach and two players on Friday. According to a press release, it was an “amicable gathering.” Also, Vox received confirmation from Georgetown Sports Information Director Mex Carey that the Hoyas will not be playing the Rockets again on Sunday. That […]

University releases finances, list of highest earners

On May 13, the University submitted its tax filings for fiscal year 2010 (July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010). These forms detail Georgetown’s income, expenditures, and assets, as well as list the highest-paid University officials. Graphics by John Flanagan (Click to enlarge) The University faced a $21,493,687 deficit in its operating budget in fiscal […]

Recruiting news: A look at the future of Georgetown basketball

It’s a great time to be a college basketball fan. The men’s season opens on Friday at Old Dominion. On Saturday, the women’s team opens at home against Augusta State. (And we’re sure you’re counting down the hours until the Voice publishes its annual basketball issue tomorrow.) To get into the spirit of things, we […]

Midnight Madness primer: Expectations, recruitment, and a name change

We already caught you up on the new Hoyas over the summer in our Kenner League recaps, but with Midnight Madness around the corner, we figured it was time for an updated basketball cheat sheet. Everybody Loves Austin Publication after publication has picked senior guard Austin Freeman as the favorite for Big East Player of […]

Big East basketball schedules released, JTIII snags recruit

Although the football team’s undefeated start was derailed on Saturday by a last-second Yale touchdown, all is right in the world of Georgetown sports. The Big East basketball schedules are out. Released last Friday, the highlight of the men’s schedule is a February 26 home game against Syracuse, which will be the the first on […]

Express Night Out’s Best of 2010 includes Georgetown, snubs JTIII

It’s time to show some school spirit. Georgetown University was selected for Express Night Out‘s “Best of 2010″ poll. On the ballot for “Best College” are other local schools, including as Maryland, Virginia, George Washington, and Virginia Tech. But shocking, John Thompson III isn’t included in the “Best Coach” poll. (Voters can enter a write-in […]

Georgetown rumored to end Duke basketball series

According to the Burlington Times News, Georgetown decided not to renew its home-and-away basketball series with Duke. The series, which began in 2003 under former Georgetown coach Craig Esherick, produced some of the most memorable Hoya moments of the past several seasons, including this year’s Obama-attended drubbing of the eventual national champion Blue Devils. The […]

JTIII still Georgetown’s highest-paid employee, but DeGioia closes the gap

Earlier this week, the Washington Examiner‘s Emily Babay reported that Georgetown paid President John DeGioia $911,613 in 2008. DeGioia’s salary, which included a $150,000 retirement annuity and an allocation for University-provided housing, marks a 40 percent increase over the previous year when he received $642,582. Babay’s story got us thinking—how much do other University employees […]

Big East schedule announced, GU-Syracuse rivalry continues

Hey look! The Big East released the conference schedule for the 2010-2011 men’s basketball season! Continuing tradition, the Hoyas landed a home-and-home series with Syracuse; the team will also play Cincinnati and St. John’s twice. Other home games include match-ups against West Virginia, Louisville, Marquette, Pittsburgh, DePaul, and Providence. From Vox‘s perspective, the schedule looks […]