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2015 Kenner League Preview

Now that our departing Hoyas have all found spots on Summer League rosters and the Spurs have effectively dark-magicked their way through free agency, we can start thinking about the most exciting summer hoops out there. That's right, it's time for the Kenner League! ROSTERS Obviously, the play in Kenner League will be markedly different from what we're going to see during the season, but with most of this year's entire roster being underclassmen, this skewed sample will be our best, and only, peek at what we should expect in the coming year. (Note: Full rosters and schedule will be posted...
Casual Hoya Jul 4, 2015

Independence Day: Roy Hibbert Traded to Lakers!

Roy Hibbert has finally escaped Indiana, as the Pacers have agreed to send the TWO-TIME ALL-STAR to the Los Angeles Lakers. Yahoo Sources: Pacers finalizing terms on a trade to send center Roy Hibbert to the Lakers. Hibbert's been informed he's headed to Lakers. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 4, 2015 Hibbert was a hero of sorts in Indiana as little as two seasons ago, where his rabid fans filled a section called Area 55 and Roy led the Pacers into the playoffs. In Game 3 of the 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinals series against the New York Knicks, Hibbert recorded 24 points...
Casual Hoya Jul 2, 2015

Recruiting Update: Class of 2015 SG Clifton Powell, Jr.

The Hoyas have one remaining open scholarship to fill on the 2015-16 roster, and today the staff hosted Clifton Powell, Jr. on an unofficial visit to the Hilltop.  Powell, Jr. is a 6'5" SG out of Mt. Zion Christian Academy in California.  A 3-star recruit, Powell, Jr. recently became a full NCAA qualifier. 6'5" CG Clifton Powell Jr @Lifeissuccess is on an unofficial visit to Georgetown. Georgetown showing heavy interest. — Mt.Zion Prep (@MtZionPrep) July 2, 2015 Highlights below and more HERE: Oh, and this is nice: Powell charged the crowd with a windmill dunk off a pass from...
Casual Hoya Jul 2, 2015

Hoyas in the NBA: How Much Have They Earned?

Today's news that Greg Monroe has signed a 3 year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks for $50 million got me wondering how much the current group of Hoyas in the NBA will have earned by the time their current contracts expire. Below is the result of my tireless efforts to compute same. From Spotrac.com: Henry Sims: $1,781,974 Hollis Thompson: $1,381,662 DaJuan Summers: $885,120 Patrick Ewing, Jr.  N/A (Can't find NBA salary numbers on interwebs) Greg Monroe: $68,003,116 Jeff Green: $49,518,788 Roy Hibbert: $65,175,102 Otto Porter: $8,748,480 Total: $195,494,242 Not bad!  By comparison, this...
Casual Hoya Jul 2, 2015

Qasual Questions: 4th of July Spectacular!

Here are the QQs to help get you the the 4th of July weekend: What are your 4th of July weekend plans? Peas in Guacamole: Hell Yes or Hell No? Best Adam Sandler film? What is something that you encounter every day that annoys you? What are your thoughts on fireworks, generally?
Casual Hoya Jul 1, 2015

How to Watch L.J. Peak and Team USA v. Argentina

Georgetown's own L.J. Peak and his Team USA teammates take on the evil Argentinians today and you can watch right here on THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON!  The below should start rolling at around 1:15 pm eastern for the USA game. HERE is a look at how Peak has performed thus far in Team USA's 3-0 start.
Casual Hoya Jun 30, 2015

L.J. Peak Team USA Stats Tracker!

As you are aware, Georgetown's own L.J. Peak is playing for Team USA in the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship! USA! USA! USA!  Here's how he's performed thus far: Preliminary Rounds: USA 83 - Iran 53: 5 points, 3 rebounds in 12 minutes (left game due to leg injury) USA 103 - Croatia 81: 2 points in 12 minutes USA 92 - Egypt 50: 5 points, 2 rebounds in 13 minutes
Casual Hoya Jun 30, 2015

Qasual Questions: Going Up On A Tuesday

QQs are back! What did you have for dinner last night? What team do you want Greg Monroe to play for next season? What is the best joke you have heard recently? T-shirts: Dri-fit or Cotton? Bonus Q: How does THIS make you feel?
Casual Hoya Jun 26, 2015

Jabril Trawick, Josh Smith and Greg Whittington To Play in NBA Summer League

Though Georgetown's Jabril Trawick, Josh Smith and Greg Whittington did not hear their names called in last night's NBA Draft, the trio will get a chance to fight for an NBA roster spot in the NBA Summer League.  Trawick will play for the Orlando Magic, and both Smith and Whittington will play for the Miami Heat. The NBA Summer League takes place in three cities, with the Orlando League tipping off from July 4 through July 10th, the Salt Lake City League from the 6th through 9th, and the Las Vegas League from July 10th through July 20th.  The Georgetown players will all be in Orlando, and...
Casual Hoya Jun 26, 2015

Qasual Questions: Casual Friday

Here are the QQs to help you get through the weekend: What are your weekend plans? Of all the bad picks in the NBA Draft, what was the best pick? True or False: Jabril Trawick, Josh Smith or Greg Whittington will play in a game in the NBA. What is best flavor of Blow-Pops? What is the best Bill Murray film?
Casual Hoya Jun 24, 2015

2015 NBA Draft: Georgetown Hoyas!

Now that March is far in the rearview mirror and the NBA Finals have come to a close, it's about time that we all start throwing around terms like "upside potential" and wildly conjecturing about 18 year-olds from the corners of Europe. That's right, the NBA Draft is coming up! Luckily, we won't be hearing D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera's name called, but we still have a few Hoyas who have declared for the Draft. Though all have, at best, an outside shot at being drafted, Jabril Trawick, Joshua Smith, and Greg Whittington have all garnered some interest from various franchises, and could find...
Casual Hoya Jun 23, 2015

Qasual Questions: Going Up On A Tuesday

Here are the QQs to help you get through your Tuesday: What did you have for dinner last night? Eli Carter chooses BC over Georgetown: a) Man, that sucks or b) Whatever dude. What was the best movie you have seen recently? Now that THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON has made it into the New York Post, what's the next frontier? The best chili: Meat, beans or both?
Casual Hoya Jun 22, 2015

Georgetown to Host Radford & Bryant as Park of 2K Classic

Good news! TWO WINS! Press release from school: Georgetown to Host Radford & Bryant as Park of 2K Classic WASHINGTON - Matchups for the Georgetown University men's basketball team in the Regional Round schedule for the 21st annual 2K Classic, benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project, were announced on Mondaymorning. In addition to the Hoyas, the 2K Classic field includes defending national champion Duke, national runner-up Wisconsin and VCU. Each of these teams will host a pair of Regional Round games in addition to playing at Madison Square Garden in the Championship Rounds...
Casual Hoya Jun 19, 2015

Qasual Questions: Casual Friday

Here are the QQs to get you through your Friday: What are your weekend plans? Watching Tiger Woods struggle makes you (pick one): Happy, Angry, Indifferent. What did you have for dinner last night? Eli Carter: Georgetown, UNLV or BC? Best Jeremy Piven film? What would the best promotional giveaway be at the Georgetown - Syracuse game?
Casual Hoya Jun 16, 2015

Film School: A Look at L.J. Peak

With L.J. Peak being named to the Team USA U-19 team this week, it provides a good chance to look back at his freshman season. After a stirring debut vs St. Francis (NY) and a strong showing against Kansas, Peak never fully displayed the scoring ability many had hoped for until the last games of the season against Utah. An injured ankle, the freshman wall and an increase in competition and scouting reports all contributed to a slow offensive start to his collegiate career. However, starting every game but one - it was evident JTIII's trust in Peak did not waver. The most apparent reason...
Casual Hoya Jun 16, 2015

Qasual Questions: Going Up on a Tuesday

Here are the QQs to get you through your Tuesday: What are you planning to have for lunch today? NBA Finals: Warriors in 6, Warriors in 7 or Cavs in 7? L.J Peak makes the U19 USA Team. Good thing or 'Oh, man please don't get injured?' Thought on Game of Thrones season finale?
Casual Hoya Jun 15, 2015

Recruiting Update: Class of 2016

2016 Recruiting Update Georgetown recently landed Class of 2017 shooting guard Tyler Foster, marking an important recruiting victory for Head Coach John Thompson III and his staff. Still, the Hoyas are still without a commitment in the Class of 2016, which is somewhat concerning. In the past two recruiting classes, Isaac Copeland, Tre Campbell, Jessie Govan, and Marcus Derrickson had all committed by this time of their respective recruiting cycles. Still, this does not mean that it's too late for Georgetown to reel in some 2016 recruits, and here are some of the names that are in the...
Casual Hoya Jun 12, 2015

Qasual Questions: Casual Friday

Here are the QQs to get you through your Friday: What are your weekend plans? Choose Your Breakfast Carb: Scone, Bagel, Croissant or Muffin? Any casual recommendations for beach reading? Which NBA team would you want to play for if you were a free agent? If you could get a tattoo of something, what would it be and where on your body would you get it? If you could ask Chris Wright, Jason Clark and Austin Freeman a question, what would it be?
Casual Hoya Jun 10, 2015

Class of 2017 4-Star SG Tyler Foster Commits to Georgetown

Tyler Foster, a Class of 2017 4-star guard out of Gilman HS in Maryland, has committed to Georgetown.  Foster chose Georgetown over VCU. Four-star 2017 guard Tyler Foster has committed to Georgetown, per his father. Also considered VCU. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) June 10, 2015 Tyler Foster continues to improve his offensive game. Was top 10 on Under Armour U16 circuit in scoring. Georgetown off to a good '17 start. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) June 10, 2015 Foster, a 6'5" shooting guard, can score in bunches and clearly the staff is enamored enough with his game to...
Casual Hoya Jun 10, 2015

Qasual Questions: Hump Day Magic

Here are the QQs to get you through your Wednesday: What did you have for dinner last night? Does it matter what Georgetown's court looks like? What was your reaction to American Pharoah winning the Triple Crown? Corn tortillas or Flour tortillas? Is there anything you are looking forward to more than Jurassic World? If so, what is it? Class of '17 G Tyler Foster announcing today: Georgetown or VCU? LeBron James is ridiculous. No question here.