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Hoyas earn preseason accolades at Big East Media Day

To whom much is given, much is expected. That’s the message that Georgetown basketball fans can take away from Wednesday’s annual Big East Basketball Media Day at Madison Square Garden, where the coaches and select players from all… Read More


Georgetown and Syracuse agree to renew rivalry with set of home-and-home series

On Tuesday, Georgetown and Syracuse announced that their intense basketball rivalry would not go down with the old Big East conference, which dissolved in early 2012. The two schools agreed to play one game against each other each… Read More

Men selected to finish second, women sixth at Big East Basketball Media Day

On Wednesday, members of the new Big East Conference, including Georgetown, converged on New York for their annual Basketball Media Day. In the preseason coaches’ polls, the men’s team was picked to finish second out of ten teams… Read More

The new Big East hires commissioner, begins operations today

The ten new Big East schools announced that Val Ackerman, the founding president of the WNBA, would be the conference’s new commissioner as league operations started today. A 2011 inductee into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, Ackerman… Read More

New Big East adds three schools, will begin play this fall

Update, 6:55 pm: President Jack DeGioia officially announced the formation of the league in an email to students. “This is an extraordinary time for the Big East, and we couldn’t have wished for a better start to our… Read More

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…. Read More

Catholic seven conference play might start as soon as 2014

The seven, all coincidentally Catholic, schools that announced their departure from the Big East last month are reportedly negotiating an exit from the Big East conference after the 2013-2014 season, according to a ESPN.com source. Big East rules… Read More

Updated: Georgetown officially announces departure from Big East

After the Hoyas’ win over Western Carolina this afternoon, Georgetown University informed media of their decision to leave the Big East Conference, in unanimity with the other six, basketball-centric schools of the league. “I think after a lot… Read More

News outlets report conflicting details on Big East split

The seven non-football-playing schools in the Big East, Georgetown among them, plan either to leave or to dissolve the conference, according to reports from ESPN.com and CBSSports.com. A joint announcement could come from the “Catholic seven” schools—DePaul, Georgetown,… Read More

Women’s soccer continues Big East run today

Many things stopped for Hurricane Sandy: campus was closed, classes were cancelled, and parts of the New York City subway system shut down for the first time in its history. But has the Georgetown women’s soccer team slowed… Read More