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Casual Hoya Aug 29, 2014

The Casual Campaign

Introducing ‘The Casual Campaign' for the John Thompson, Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center As you know by now, Georgetown has announced that the groundbreaking for the long-anticipated John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center is set for September 12, 2014 with a completion date in the year 2016.  The announcement of the groundbreaking was especially welcomed by those who have waited years for this important project to become a reality. As you also know by now, there have been a couple of generous donations that made headlines this week by former Hoyas Patrick Ewing (a...
Casual Hoya Aug 29, 2014

Qasual Questions: Labor Day Weekend Edition

Here are the QQs to get you through Labor Day weekend thanks to Special Guest Star talkin bout practice! What are your Labor Day weekend plans? What's the best TV theme song other than the Fresh Prince? What's your favorite soda? If you could ask Qasual Questions to any historical figure, who would it be? What's the best Georgetown basketball-related moment you've had that DIDN'T involve watching a game in person? High-fives, handshakes, or fist-bumps?
Casual Hoya Aug 28, 2014

Jeff Green Makes $1 Million Donation to Thompson Center

A tremendous donation to the IAC from Jeff Green on the heels of the Falk/Ewing $3.3 million donation earlier this week.  Press release from the school below: Former Georgetown Star Jeff Green Makes $1 Million Donation to Thompson Center WASHINGTON - On their birthday, many people expect to receive gifts. On Thursday, Aug. 28, former Georgetown University men's basketball All-American Jeff Green (C'12), who turns 28-years-old today, announced that he will make a $1 million gift to the athletics department for the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center. The building is...
Casual Hoya Aug 28, 2014

Qasual Questions: Throwdown Thursday

Here are your QQs on this marvelous Thursday: What did you do last night? What is the best Christian Slater film? What is your go-to beverage order at a bar? Rank the following and justify: Chris Wright, Jon Wallace, Markel Starks Iced tea or lemonade?
Casual Hoya Aug 27, 2014

Qasual Questions: Hump Day Magic

Here are the QQs to help you get through your Wednesday: What did you have for dinner last night? What is one of your biggest fears? McDonald's, Burger King or Wendy's? Am I wrong to think the Hoyas should win the Big East this season? If you had your choice, what city in the U.S. would you visit next?
Casual Hoya Aug 26, 2014

Qasual Questions: Turn Down For What Tuesday

Here are your QQs to help you get through your Tuesday: What did you have for breakfast this morning? Please rank the following: Game of Thrones, True Detective, Breaking Bad, House of Cards, Mad Men. What is the best brand of spring water? How do you feel about the David Falk/Patrick Ewing $3.3 million donation to the Athletic Facility? What are your hobbies?
Casual Hoya Aug 25, 2014

David Falk, Patrick Ewing Commit $3.3 Million to Georgetown Athletics Center

Here's the press release from the school on today's news: David Falk, Patrick Ewing Commit $3.3 Million to Georgetown Athletics Center WASHINGTON - Former Georgetown University men's basketball All-American Patrick Ewing (C'85) and long-time sports agent David Falk, and his wife, Rhonda, have partnered to make a $3.3 million commitment toward the construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center. The building is named in honor of the Hall of Fame Men's Basketball Coach John Thompson Jr., who guided the Hoyas for 27 years and influenced generations both on and...
Casual Hoya Aug 25, 2014

Qasual Questions: Manic Monday

Here are the QQs to help you get through your Monday: What was the highlight of your weekend? True or False: The VMAs are the worst awards show that you still watch. What is the best kind of soup? What is the best advice you would give to a freshman at Georgetown? Milky Way or Snickers?
Casual Hoya Aug 22, 2014

Qasual Questions: Weekend Edition

Here are the QQs to get you through the weekend! What are your weekend plans? What is your go-to beverage order on an airplane? What is the best John Cusack movie? Does it concern you that Ivan Rabb has yet to set a date for an official visit to Georgetown? What is the best cereal?
Casual Hoya Aug 21, 2014

Qasual Questions: Throwdown Thursday

We're back with some QQs to help ease you through your Thursday: What time did you wake up this morning? What is the best restaurant you have been to this summer? Better cold: Fried Chicken or Pizza? What are your thoughts on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? What is the best board game?
Casual Hoya Aug 20, 2014

Casual Hoya Issues 1st Ever Blog ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Last night THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON issued an #ALSIceBucketChallenge to Syracuse blog (@NunesMagician), a Villanova blog (@VUHoops), a St. John's blog (@RumbleSBN) and a Marquette blog (@AnonymousEagle).  Oh, and for good measure, we also invited Roy Hibbert (@Hoya2aPacer). VIDEO: #ALSIceBucketChallenge: I challenge @NunesMagician, @VUhoops, @rumbleSBN, @AnonymousEagle and @Hoya2aPacer: https://t.co/EEOveNrCF1 — Casual Hoya (@CasualHoya) August 20, 2014 Here's the Challenge video: So far, the heroes at VUHoops have accepted our challenge and donated to the cause: Though twitter only...
Casual Hoya Aug 15, 2014

Qasual Questions: Weekend Edition

Here are your QQs to get you through the weekend! What are your weekend plans? What is the best kind of cake? If you could go back to and be in college for one night, what would you do? What are your expectations for the Hoyas heading into the season? Aquarium or Zoo?
Casual Hoya Aug 14, 2014

Qasual Questions: Throwdown Thursday

Here are the QQs to help get you through your Thursday.  I'm headed up to NYC so these are courtesy of Special Guest Star Wisey'sOreoCookies. If you have QQs that you want answers to, send 'em over to casualhoya@gmail.com and you can become famous! What's your favorite terrible movie? Dinner at your place. Your date says, "Make me the best thing you know how." What's on the menu? What dream sports scenario would you choose (i.e. 1-on-1 with MJ, play a round with Tiger, drive in Indy 500, etc.)? Who was your first celebrity crush? You get to choose one song to be played at your...
Casual Hoya Aug 13, 2014

Qasual Questions: Hump Day Magic

Here are the QQs to help you get through your Hump Day, courtesy of Special Guest star Mr.DMV! What are you having for lunch today? Most Overrated Movie? Chances Georgetown makes it past the 1st weekend of the tournament this year? Favorite Cartoon Character? Nike, Adidas, or Under Armour?
Casual Hoya Aug 12, 2014

Source: Josh Smith Ready to Rock for Hoyas

Students begin to filter back to the Hilltop next week, and among them will be senior center Josh Smith.  Smith, whose troubled tenure at Georgetown (and everywhere, really) was magnified by a conspicuous absence at Kenner League this summer, is reportedly in good shape and, per a source, fully expected to be on campus. Though there had been some doubt as to whether Smith would return, his now expected presence in the middle for the Hoyas this season will be a huge plus, allowing senior Mikael Hopkins to shift to his more natural power forward position and opening up a number of starting...
Casual Hoya Aug 12, 2014

Qasual Questions: Turn Down For What Tuesday

Here are the QQs to get you through your Tuesday, starring Special Guest Star BenHoya: What is your favorite Robin Williams movie? What is the best kind of pancakes? What was the quirkiest thing about living in DC (for those who did not attend The Hilltop, my sympathies and use another city)? Do you have a tattoo? What is the furthest you have travelled to see a Hoya game in person?
Casual Hoya Aug 11, 2014

Qasual Questions: Manic Monday

Here are some QQs to help you get through your Monday, courtesy of Special Guest Star hoyafan03: What was the highlight of your weekend? What is the most casual bar to watch a Georgetown game in your fair city ? Do you expect the Hoyas to be a nationally ranked powerhouse on March 1, 2015?  If so , what ranking What is the best cheese for a grilled cheese? Are you interested in the FIBA basketball World Cup? Do we stand a chance without Kevin Durant to win it all?
Casual Hoya Aug 8, 2014

Qasual Questions: Weekend Edition

Here are your QQs to take you through the weekend: What are your weekend plans? Please rank the following cuisines: Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indian, American. Which could you do without longer: your TV or your mobile device? Which Hoya's Kenner League performance has you most delusional about next season? Lights: On or Off?
Casual Hoya Aug 7, 2014

Qasual Questions: Throwdown Thursday

Here are some QQs to help you get through your Thursday from Special Guest Star 'Brandonbowmansfootistoobig': Biggest win/loss in a gambling setting? What was the game of chance/circumstances/etc? Before you became a Georgetown fanatic, what college hoops team did you cheer for? Where did you go on your honeymoon/favorite vacation? Who is the most famous person (if any) you have had any kind of real personal interaction with (not getting autographs or anything like that)? Give me a starting 5 of your favorite Hoya alums. Not necessarily hoops players, but the five alums you like/respect...
Casual Hoya Aug 6, 2014

Qasual Questions: Hump Day Magic

Here are your Hump Day QQs courtesy of Special Guest star 'jaygo': What is your current lock screen (or wallpaper) photo on your cell? Where were you when the Hoyas beat Carolina to go to the Final 4? How do you deal after an all too often lately Hoya postseason collapse? (for ex. being from VA I wanted to die when I had to deal w/ my friends after losing to VCU) Mandatory food question: $10 bucks to spend on a meal, where are you going, what are you getting? Mandatory food-ish question: What's your go-to grocery store?