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Why I Am a Georgetown Hoyas Fan

Why I Am a Georgetown Hoyas Fan

Welcome to the refreshed Casual Hoya! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to share your story, head over to the FanPosts to write your own post. Each FanPost will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 Fanatics gift card. We’re collecting all of the stories here and featuring the best ones across our network as well. Come Fan With Us! .............................. So many Georgetown students and alumni come and go without being fans. Sure, they love their school. They...
Casual Hoya May 24, 2017
Tremont Waters: Ready to Announce?

Tremont Waters: Ready to Announce?

The whirlwind that has been the recruitment of 4-star Class of ‘17 PG Tremont Waters may conclude as early as this weekend. Hearing Tremont Waters decision could come as early as this weekend. Western Kentucky reportedly making a hard push. https://t.co/CbDcH9roZh— Adam Finkelstein (@AdamFinkelstein) May 24, 2017 Waters de-committed from Georgetown following the Hoyas disappointing season that ultimately led to the firing of John Thompson III. One of new head coach Patrick Ewing’s first moves on the job was to visit with Tremont and his father Ed, who has been the driving...
Casual Hoya May 24, 2017
Qasual Questions: Hump Day Magic

Qasual Questions: Hump Day Magic

It’s been ages since this blog has asked you readers some questions, so with Casual Hoya’s blessing, I’ve decided to revive QQs and pose some to all of you. What are your Memorial Day weekend plans? What is the unhealthiest thing/most you’ve ever eaten in one sitting? If you could compete on one game show or reality TV show, which one would you pick and why? How optimistic are you about how the Hoyas will perform in the Big East next season? What are you watching on TV/Netflix/Amazon Prime these days? Bonus question: If you could pick the commencement speaker for your college...
Casual Hoya May 20, 2017
Gavitt Games: Matchups announced, Hoyas take a hiatus

Gavitt Games: Matchups announced, Hoyas take a hiatus

Other notable absences include Villanova & Michigan State After two consecutive years that featured an exciting (if ultimately disappointing) early season matchup against the University of Maryland, Georgetown is taking a year off from the Big East-Big Ten contest. The pairings for the eight games series were announced this afternoon by Jon Rothstein at FanRag Sports, and it looks like Villanova will be the other conference team on hiatus. The Gavitt Tipoff Games are scheduled to continue through 2022, with each Big East team participating a minimum of 6 times. Here is the slate for this...
Casual Hoya May 19, 2017
The Interview: Trey Dickerson

The Interview: Trey Dickerson

(Casual Hoya writer Ben Standig recently spoke with South Dakota graduate transfer Trey Dickerson. The New York native discussed why he chose the Hoyas, head coach Patrick Ewing’s plans and the Dakota’s.) Ben Standig: You’re a New York City kid who played High School hoops in California and Texas, started your Junior College career in North Dakota, entered D1 at Iowa, transferred to South Dakota and now you just committed to Georgetown. So, as we start this interview, let me ask this: Where in the world are you now? Trey Dickerson: Ha. I’m actually in South Dakota just working out...
Casual Hoya May 18, 2017
Recruiting News: Hoyas don’t make final cut for Mark Alstork

Recruiting News: Hoyas don’t make final cut for Mark Alstork

The grad transfer from Wright State is looking elsewhere. With a final announcement expected on Saturday, transfer guard Mark Alstork has trimmed his list to four schools. Unfortunately for the Hoyas (and their fans), Georgetown was not included in the final group. He had—officially and unofficially—visited a half dozen schools over the past few weeks, most recently stopping by Louisville just yesterday. As pictured below, his final four is comprised of Illinois, South Carolina, LSU and Pitt. Final Four ! #Pitt @Pitt_MBB #Illinois @IlliniMBB #SouthCarolina @GamecockMBB #LSU ...
Casual Hoya May 16, 2017
Hoyas News and Notes from Around the Globe

Hoyas News and Notes from Around the Globe

Not much going down in Hoya Land of late, but here are a few links to satiate your appetites for further recruiting news. Wizards' Otto Porter: Posts double-double in Game 7 loss Porter scored 20 points (6-10 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 8-8 FT) with 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block across 39 minutes in Monday's 115-105 Game 7 loss to the Celtics. Tremont Waters Crystal Ball Predictions 61% Georgetown. Georgetown women's hoops coach Adair taking Delaware job "It became clear very quickly during this search that Natasha was the right person to lead this program," Blue Hens athletic...
Casual Hoya Apr 27, 2017
Georgetown Hoyas Recruiting Target: Grad Transfer Matthew Atewe

Georgetown Hoyas Recruiting Target: Grad Transfer Matthew Atewe

On the heels of Class of ‘17 point guard Jahvon Blair’s visit and commitment last weekend, the Hoyas will host Washington grad transfer Matthew Atewe this weekend. Washington grad transfer Matthew Atewe tells me he will visit Georgetown on Sunday and Pepperdine next weekend.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 27, 2017 Per the Seattle Times: Atewe appeared in 19 games and made four starters this season during his only year playing with the Huskies. He averaged 2.2 points, 2.3 rebounds and 8.7 minutes. After joining Washington, the 6-foot-9 senior sat out the 2015-16 season to...
Casual Hoya Apr 27, 2017
Georgetown Recruiting Target: Class of ‘17 Center Chris Sodom

Georgetown Recruiting Target: Class of ‘17 Center Chris Sodom

Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing is Making Georgetown Big Man U Again, extending an offer to former New Mexico commit Christopher Sodom. 7'3 (C) Christopher Sodom cuts his list down to Missouri, Pittsburgh, Oklahoma State & Georgetown @VerbalCommits @coachrayford @sodomyannick— Tenn Prep Academy (@tennprepacademy) April 27, 2017 Sodom, a 7’3” center from Texas, is a 4-star recruit in the Class of ‘17 and played for the Houston Defenders on the AAU Circuit. The Hoyas currently have three open scholarships in the Class of ‘17, perhaps more given the as yet unclear status...
Casual Hoya Apr 27, 2017

Syracuse at Georgetown Set for December 16th

Some schedule news on this casual Thursday, as your Fighting Hoyas of Georgetown will face the hated Orange of Syracuse on Saturday, December 16th. Per Syracuse.com: The game is tentatively scheduled for a noon tip-off, according to the source. This year's game will mark the debut of former Georgetown great Patrick Ewing in his first year as the Hoyas head coach. Ewing, formerly an assistant with the NBA's Charlotte Hornets, was hired to replaced John Thompson III, who was let go after 13 seasons as head coach. The game is the third in a four-game series that was scheduled after Syracuse's...
Casual Hoya Apr 27, 2017
Scheduling News! Hoyas to host Syracuse on December 16, 2017

Scheduling News! Hoyas to host Syracuse on December 16, 2017

They’re coming back. Mark your calendars, people- the traitors are coming to town. As first reported by Mike Waters of syracuse.com, the two schools have set a date for the third installment of their non-conference home-and-home series. Georgetown will face off against the Orange on Saturday, December 16th at the Verizon Center. Tip is tenatively scheduled for Noon ET, though timing will not be confirmed until closer to the season. No better way to prepare for the intensity of Big East play than to dust off an old rivalry! One imagines that Coach Ewing has some personal anecdotes to put...
Casual Hoya Apr 25, 2017
Georgetown Hoyas Annual Banquet: Patrick Ewing Takes the Stage

Georgetown Hoyas Annual Banquet: Patrick Ewing Takes the Stage

The Georgetown basketball annual banquet is tonight, and we here at THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON are bringing you all the casual updates as they happen. Enjoy! Great to spend the evening at our basketball banquet with our @GeorgetownHoyas Marketing Team! #MarketingNeverStops Best in the biz. pic.twitter.com/fbCZlOgrgs— Chris Grosse (@Chris_Grosse) April 25, 2017 Pretty cool to see George Muresan's dad here at the @GeorgetownHoops reception.— Michael Carey (@MexCarey) April 25, 2017 Hoya Hoop Club prez Mark Guerrera recognizes three graduating seniors and manager in remarks at...

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