Postgame Roundup: Lively McDonough helps Hoyas climb past Mountaineers

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Although the circus prevented the Georgetown men’s basketball team (18-14, 8-10 Big East) from playing their NIT 1st Round game at Verizon Center, that did not stifle the Hoyas and their fans from putting on their own show Tuesday night at McDonough Arena. Feeding off the raucous sold-out crowd of 2,133, the Georgetown men’s basketball […]

Postgame Roundup: Blue Demons dash Hoyas’ NCAA Tournament aspirations

NEW YORK—Entering their first round matchup with DePaul (12-20, 3-15 Big East), the Georgetown men’s basketball team (17-14, 8-10 Big East) had defeated the Blue Demons in 14 consecutive meetings, including twice this season, dating all the way back to 1994. Apparently, DePaul was due for a win in the worst possible way, yet at […]

Postgame Roundup: Super ‘Nova Pops Hoyas’ NCAA Bubble

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PHILADELPHIA—The NCAA Tournament bubble might have just burst for the Georgetown men’s basketball team (17-13, 8-10 Big East) in their regular season finale, as they let a prime résumé-building opportunity go to waste against No. 6 Villanova (28-3, 16-2 Big East) in a 77-59 loss on Saturday afternoon. “We have to play better than we […]

Postgame Roundup: Hoyas fly past Bluejays on senior night

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Propelled by the strong backcourt play of senior guard Markel Starks and sophomore guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, the Georgetown men’s basketball team will live to fight another day in their quest for an NCAA Tournament berth, as they defeated No. 13 Creighton (23-6, 13-4 Big East) 75-63 on Senior Night at Verizon Center. On a night […]

Postgame Roundup: Hoyas take Musketeers down

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Only 36 hours removed from their disheartening road loss Thursday night to Seton Hall, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (16-11, 7-8 Big East) regained their form Saturday at Verizon Center, as they cruised to a 74-52 blowout win over Xavier (18-9, 8-6 Big East). The win snaps the Hoyas’ two-game losing streak and avenges their […]

Hoyas fail to weather the Red Storm’s hot shooting

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In a game filled with NCAA Tournament ramifications for both teams, St. John’s (17-9, 7-6 Big East) came out firing from the start, riding a 15-0 game-opening run and hot shooting to a 82-60 wire-to-wire victory over Georgetown (15-10, 6-7 Big East). The Red Storm exacted revenge for their earlier loss at the hands of […]

Postgame Roundup: Hoyas overcome Friars for fourth straight win

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In a back-and-forth affair at Verizon Center Monday night, which saw both teams exchange eight different leads, as well tied on five different occasions, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (15-9, 6-6 Big East) prevailed over Providence (16-9, 6-6 Big East) 83-71. Providence senior guard Bryce Cotton erupted for 31 points, but the Hoyas’ hot shooting […]

Postgame Roundup: Hoyas Leash Bulldogs for Third Straight Win

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The Georgetown men’s basketball team (14-9, 5-6 Big East) continued its winning ways on Saturday afternoon at Verizon Center, defeating Butler (10-13, 2-9 Big East) 71-63 in the annual Gray-Out Game in front of 13,011 fans. Catapulted by the strong backcourt play of senior guard Markel Starks and sophomore guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, the Hoyas earned […]

Postgame Roundup: Hoyas slay Spartans to end losing streak

The wait is over. In a mid-season non-conference matchup at Madison Square Garden, the Georgetown men’s basketball team (12-9, 3-6 Big East) pulled off an upset against No. 6 Michigan State 64-60 to end the team’s five-game losing streak. “That’s a good win and I would feel that way regardless of who the opposition was…but […]

Postgame Roundup: Hoyas drop fifth straight in bruiser against Villanova

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Not quite enough. Again. The Hoyas (11-9, 3-6 Big East) played one of their strongest games of the season against No. 9 Villanova (18-2, 7-1 Big East), but again fell short 60-65. This was the fifth straight loss for the Hoyas who have also lost six of their last seven. This streak is tied with […]

Postgame Roundup: Cold shooting leads to second straight loss

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Time to start worrying. On Saturday at the Verizon Center, the depleted Hoyas (11-6, 3-3 Big East) fell 57-67 to the Seton Hall Pirates (11-7, 2-3) in a fashion that was all too familiar to Georgetown fans. The Hoyas started the game with a series of strong possessions from junior forward Mikael Hopkins, who scored […]