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Washington Post Dec 13, 2014

Aaron Bowen’s career-high 16 help Georgetown rout Radford

Georgetown’s game Saturday against Radford became a highlight reel for Aaron Bowen when he had a breakaway, and with no defender in sight, he floated up, spun around and dunked with force for a 360-degree slam. Teammates have grown accustomed to seeing such acrobatics behind closed doors, but the Verizon Center crowd thunderously applauded the play in what had become a Georgetown blowout.Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 11, 2014

Geraldo Rivera’s message to LeBron James: Wear ‘Be a better father’ shirt, not ‘I can’t breathe’

LeBron James made a big statement Monday night when, like Derrick Rose, Reggie Bush, the Los Angeles Lakers, Georgetown basketball players and athletes, he donned an “I can’t breathe” T-shirt. It was a statement that wasn’t lost on Geraldo Rivera, who offered a little advice in a Fox News “Race in America” discussion in the aftermath of protests over the death of Eric Garner.Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 11, 2014

Hoyas wear ‘I Can't Breathe’ shirts

The Georgetown men’s basketball team came out for pregame warmups wearing black T-shirts emblazoned with “I can’t breathe.” Georgetown became the first school to wear the shirt that NBA players such as LeBron James and Derrick Rose have put on to show support for Eric Garner, the African American male who died after a New York police officer apparently placed him a chokehold, generating a national outcry.Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 10, 2014

Hoyas fall to No. 10 Kansas, 75-70

The Georgetown men’s basketball team has been able to measure itself during the early portion of its non-conference schedule by facing multiple opponents with championship pedigree. Circumstances were no different Wednesday night against No. 10 Kansas, the second-winningest program in Division I history. Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 10, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Hoyas wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirts

Since Saturday, when Derrick Rose wore a black shirt with “I Can’t Breathe” in white letters on it during pre-game warmups, the expression of concern about the Eric Garner case has caught on among NBA stars. In recent days, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Garnett (among several members of the Nets) and most of the Lakers, including Kobe Bryant, have worn the shirt before games. Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 9, 2014

Jonquel Jones overcomes early foul trouble to lead Colonials past the Hoyas

George Washington’s Jonquel Jones was relegated to little more than a spectator in the first half of Tuesday night’s game against Georgetown, with foul trouble plaguing the junior forward during the opening few minutes at Smith Center. Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 9, 2014

Georgetown basketball has test vs. Kansas in the middle of its exam period

Georgetown students have plenty on their minds and schedules this week because of first-semester exams and term papers. Members of the school’s basketball team not only have those academic responsibilities but also a game smack in the middle of this most demanding time. Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 7, 2014

Hoyas surge past Towson, 78-46

Members of the Georgetown men’s basketball team spoke emphatically Friday about a hankering to play again following a week-plus layoff on the heels of a tournament in the Bahamas that ended with consecutive losses. Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 6, 2014

No. 11 Kansas looms, but Hoyas must first face Towson Sunday in BB&T Classic

The Georgetown men’s basketball team concluded last month with its most rugged stretch of non-conference games this season, facing two ranked opponents and another rejuvenated program consecutively over three days during Thanksgiving week. Read full article >>
Washington Post Dec 4, 2014

Feinstein: Maryland, Georgetown basketball should follow example of Philadelphia’s Big Five

Saturday will be a special day for basketball fans in Philadelphia. At noon, every seat in the Palestra will be taken when Temple and La Salle play. An hour later, about 12 miles down the road on the Main Line, Saint Joseph’s will play at Villanova. Read full article >>

DC Sports Bog: Georgetown basketball offers ‘student-for-a-day’ ticket package

Many big-time college basketball programs face an annual December dilemma: how to fill student seats when the students are gone on break? At Georgetown, the problem is especially pronounced. The student body isn’t huge to begin with. The team plays in a large off-campus arena. The region is filled with other college programs, and with NFL, NBA and NHL franchises. And a huge percentage of Georgetown students live out of the area, and are thus hundreds of miles from Verizon Center over the holidays. Read full article >>
Washington Post Nov 25, 2014

Georgetown basketball enters Battle 4 Atlantis boasting improved depth

In the second game of the Georgetown men’s basketball season, D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera played six minutes in the second half. The junior guard who led the Hoyas in scoring last season wasn’t in foul trouble, nor was Georgetown ahead by a comfortable enough margin simply for Coach John Thompson III to rest the Big East preseason player of the year. Read full article >>
Washington Post Nov 22, 2014

Joshua Smith’s second double-double in as many games helps Georgetown to 80-66 win

The Georgetown men’s basketball team followed a similar blueprint from its first two games with another uprising early in the second half Saturday afternoon, this time scoring the first six points out of intermission and clamping down defensively to trigger a decisive run in pulling away from Robert Morris, 80-66, at Verizon Center. Read full article >>
Washington Post Nov 20, 2014

NCAA soccer tournaments are Corboz family affair for Maryland, Georgetown

The final whistle sounded on the Big Ten men’s soccer final Sunday, and amid the merriment of Maryland’s Ludwig Field, one clan of bundled-up spectators reveled in the end to a perfect weekend. It had begun Friday in College Park when Mael Corboz converted a penalty kick during a shootout victory over Michigan State in the conference semifinals. It continued some 200 miles west Saturday when Mael’s sisters, Rachel and Daphne, successfully started and finished Georgetown’s set of penalty kicks in an NCAA tournament upset of West Virginia. Read full article >>