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Notre Dame's Anthony Solomon Hired as Georgetown Assistant Coach

Per reports, John Thompson III has filled Georgetown's final assistant coaching slot with Notre Dame's Anthony Solomon: Georgetown's John Thompson III will hire Notre Dame's Anthony Solomon as an assistant coach, source told @CBSSports. Hoyas' staff is set. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 24, 2016 Solomon joins longtime assistant Kevin Broadus and newly hired Akbar Waheed on the Hoyas bench.  Solomon and Waheed replace Kevin Sutton and Tavaras Hardy, who left for Pitt and Georgia Tech, respectively.  Patrick Ewing, Jr. will remain as Director of Basketball Operations. ...
Casual Hoya May 23, 2016

"As Syracuse rolls out sports analytics degree, how about one in sports misconduct?"

"Syracuse is so ahead of the curve, it also plans to offer the nation's first degree in "sports misconduct" - concentrating on Division I transgressions - allowing the university to lean heavily on its own real-world experiences. That program will include the following courses of study:" Find the full article HERE. And of course, here is your updated trials and tribulations of the Syracuse basketball program under Jim Boeheim. Standing ovation for the Washington Post.
Casual Hoya May 17, 2016

BIG EAST Conference Annual Summer Meeting Kicks Off Today

Press release received from the BIG EAST: The BIG EAST Conference’s annual summer meeting kicks off today in Ponte Vedra, Fla., with top execs from Fox Sports expected to attend and a major focus for discussions to be on the continued growth of the Fox/Big East partnership. Commissioner Val Ackerman will also lead planning sessions with the ten member school’s athletic directors, senior woman administrators and men’s and women’s basketball head coaches on ​officiating, student-athlete welfare, the BIG EAST Digital Network, the site of the 2017 women's basketball...
Casual Hoya May 15, 2016

Akbar Waheed Hired as Georgetown Assistant Coach

Per reports, Georgetown has hired Hofstra assistant coach Akbar Waheed. Georgetown's John Thompson III will hire Hofstra's Akbar Waheed as an assistant coach, sources told @CBSSports. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 14, 2016 Waheed replaces either Kevin Sutton or Tavaras Hardy, both of whom left Georgetown this offseason for Pitt and Georgia Tech, respectively.  JTIII's staff now includes longtime assistant Kevin Broadus, Waheed, and Patrick Ewing, Jr., though there is some question as to whether Ewing, Jr. has been elevated to an assistant or remains as the Director of...
Casual Hoya May 12, 2016

Hoyas Picked to Finish 4th in Early BIG EAST Preview

Thank goodness the guys at NBC Sports have the interns cranking out content or I'd having nothing to do other than complain about the fraudulent paint job on our home court from now until November. In THIS early preview of the Big East, your Fighting Hoyas of Georgetown are picked to finish 4th behind Villanova, Xavier, and that odd Big East team in Nebraska. Enjoy! Poll Hoyas picked to finish 4th in Big East? Agree, sounds about right Disagree, Hoyas will be better Disagree, Hoyas will be worse All I care about is making...
Casual Hoya May 5, 2016

The 7th Annual Casual Kentucky Derby Preview

Welcome to the 7th Annual Casual Kentucky Derby Preview! Today represents one of the more Casual days of the year as I get to drop knowledge in the form of thousands of words on the Kentucky Derby, the crown jewel of the Triple Crown season and the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports. Though moderately casual fans enjoy Derby Day for the mint juleps and women wearing sundresses and fancy hats, real casual fans anticipate the arrival of the first Saturday in May as an opportunity to make some coin. Now, you're probably thinking "What does this doofus who runs a Georgetown Hoyas blog know...
Casual Hoya May 5, 2016

Georgetown Assistant Tavaras Hardy Leaves for Georgia Tech

Per reports, Hoyas assistant coach Tavaras Hardy has decided to join Josh Pastner's staff at Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech's Josh Pastner will hire Tavaras Hardy as an assistant coach, a source told Scout. Has been at Georgetown the past 3 seasons. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) May 5, 2016 Kevin Sutton might not be the only Georgetown assistant coach to leave DC this off-season. Stay tuned! — Casual Hoya (@CasualHoya) May 1, 2016 Hardy, who came to Georgetown from Northwestern, had been a member of Georgetown's coaching staff for the past three years, and was largely responsible...
Casual Hoya May 4, 2016

Georgetown at Syracuse Set for Saturday, December 17th

It's On! Syracuse will host Georgetown on December 17th at the Carrier Dome, source told @CBSSports. Return game of home-and-home series. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 4, 2016
Casual Hoya May 2, 2016

An Early-Summer Night's Dream: An Offseason To-Do List for Each Hoya Player

It's time to start thinking about next season, people. Barring any last-minute commitments and/or transfers, your Georgetown University Fighting Bulldogs appear to have a complete roster heading into the 2016-17 season.  After perhaps the most unconventional offseason of the JTIII era, Georgetown is determined to right the ship and alter the trajectory of a program that has failed to reach the NCAA Tournament in two of its last three seasons. With a newfound sense of urgency, JTIII and his staff have added five warm bodies to next year's roster in a matter of weeks: Jon Mulmore, a 6'-4''...
Casual Hoya Apr 28, 2016

Jabril Trawick leads Sioux Falls to NBA D-League Championship

Greg Whittington also had a strong game off the bench as the two former Hoyas led the Skyforce over the Los Angeles D-fenders, 91-63 to take home the D-League crown. Two former Georgetown Hoyas are champions today after the Sioux Falls Skyforce romped the Los Angeles D-Fenders in Game 3 of the the NBA D-League championship series. Jabril Trawick, who played extremely well down the stretch and in the playoffs for the Skyforce started the game and chipped in 11 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals. He also added one of his trademark exclamation point DUNKS in garbage time. NOTE: This...
Casual Hoya Apr 27, 2016

Jeff Green talks about Georgetown on Moment

Our very own BenHoya made a donation to the American Heart Association and asked Jeff Green a question about graduating from Georgetown. Here's what Ben had to say about the video: I have long thought that we were very lucky that Jeff got through his Georgetown career with no visible health problem considering the gravity of the heart condition that was discovered when he was in the NBA. It was thrilling to see him come back and play at a high level for the Celtics, Grizzlies and now Clippers. So when the Moments campaign was posted on the blog I thought that I would make a contribution...
Casual Hoya Apr 26, 2016

Jessie Sapp featured in LG Commercial

H/T to EMoney07 and CO_Hoya for pointing out in the comments. The former Hoya guard talks growing up in Harlem and traveling the world to play hoops. Awesome stuff. Keep up the good work Jessie.
Casual Hoya Apr 25, 2016

Watch all of the speeches from Georgetown's Basketball Banquet

Courtesy of friend of the blog, Evan Chvotkin, check out all of the speeches from the Hoya Hoops banquet on Friday night, including D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera, JTIII, and Bradley Hayes' announcement that he's returning for a fifth season. JTIII and JT2 Manager, Benj Coen Manager, Christian Keenum Riyan Williams Bradley Hayes D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera Closing Remarks from JTIII and Joe Lonardo Evan did not document the meal in his photos, but check out his photos of the event as well.