Blue-chip recruit Pollard spurns Hoyas for Alabama

Today, the SEC and Big East announced the matchups for this season’s SEC-Big East Challenge, with the Hoyas playing Tennessee on Friday, November 30, at the Verizon Center. The SEC scored their first victory over the Big East outside of the hardwood, though, as five-star recruit Devonta Pollard chose Alabama over Georgetown this evening. After […]

The flattop is not coming to the Hilltop

Well, that was disappointing. Nerlens Noel, the nation’s No.1 college basketball recruit, chose Kentucky over Georgetown and Syracuse on national television Wednesday night. Noel, a 6-foot-10 center from Everett, Massachusetts had been on Georgetown’s radar (not to mention every other major program’s) for years. After spending his freshman and sophomore year at his local high […]

Basketball recruit Otto Porter commits to Georgetown

Otto Porter, a 6′ 8″ forward from Sikestown, Missouri has verbally committed to Georgetown. Porter was being pursued by both Missouri and Kansas, where, until now, he was scheduled to visit this weekend. Porter can officially sign his letter-of-intent this Thursday. This winter, Porter led his high school, Scott County Central, to win the Missouri […]

Greg Whittington commits to Georgetown

Greg Whittington, a 6 foot 7 inch forward from Oakland Mills High School in Columbia, Maryland, gave a verbal commitment to Coach John Thompson III on Sunday. Whittington is the fourth prospect in the 2011 recruiting class to verbally commit to Georgetown this year. Whittington is a two star recruit who averaged 23.5 points and 11.6 rebounds […]

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 […]