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Casual Hoya 16 hours ago

Class of '16 Georgetown Hoyas Recruiting Update: The Guards are Coming

Recruiting Update: Guards! In recent years, Head Coach John Thompson III and his staff have had a great deal of success with recruiting. However, most of their success has been in the frontcourt, bringing in prospects such as Isaac Copeland, Paul White, Marcus Derrickson and Jessie Govan, and outside of Tre Campbell, the team has not secured many high-level guard recruits. The staff is working hard to change that trend, as they will welcome three of the best guards in the country to the Hilltop in the coming weeks. Curtis Jones, 6'3" G, Huntington Prep (West Virginia): #57 ESPN, #60 Rivals,...
Casual Hoya Aug 25, 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? What was the most encouraging thing from Georgetown's trip to Italy? What was the least encouraging thing from Georgetown's trip to Italy? What is the best part of your day? Do you have anything interesting to report?
Casual Hoya Aug 24, 2015

Hoyas End Trip with Victory Over Swiss Pro Team

Recap from the school: Mourning, Derrickson Help to Lead Georgetown Past SAM Basket, 76-73 Lugano, Switzerland - Sophomore forward Paul White (Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young) hit two free throws with 11 seconds left and Georgetown held off a last second attempt for a tie en route to a 76-73 win over SAM Basket Massagno at the Palamondo Saturday night. The win closes out the four-game road trip to Italy for the Blue & Gray with a 3-1 record. Freshman forward Marcus Derrickson (Bowie, Md./Brewster Academy [N.H.]) scored 15 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Hoyas, while sophomore...
Casual Hoya Aug 21, 2015

5-Star Recruit Seventh Woods Cuts List; Hoyas in Mix

Potential Hoya: Seventh Woods Georgetown's recruiting has been excellent in the past couple of years, and their hard work resulted in a strong contribution from last season's freshman class. This year's freshmen appear to be off to a strong start as well, and John Thompson III and his staff are looking to continue that momentum with a strong Class of 2016. The latest recruit on Georgetown's list of targets is an important one: South Carolina superstar Seventh Woods. Basic Information: Height: 6'1" Weight: 175 pounds Year: Rising high school senior School: Hammond School (South...
Casual Hoya Aug 21, 2015

VIDEO: Highlights of Hoyas in Florence

Recap of game press release: Georgetown Falls Short Against BC Atletas, 90-85, in Italy Montecatini Terme, Italy - Four players scored in double figures for Georgetown but it wasn't enough as BC Atletas, a second division professional team from Lithuania, used a run in the fourth period to open a lead and withstood a late comeback from the Hoyas in a 90-85 win at the Palaterme. It was the first loss on a 10-day foreign tour for the Hoyas, who won their first two games. Trailing 66-62 after a dunk from freshman center Jessie Govan (Queens Village, N.Y./Wings Academy), BC Atletas...
Casual Hoya Aug 20, 2015

GameThread: Georgetown Hoyas at BC Atletas

Leave your in-game comments here! BC Atletas Georgetown Hoyas vs. (Unclear) (2-0) Date: August 20, 2015 Location: Firenze! Time: 12:30 p.m ET Arena: More like a gym TV: No Chance Spread: Hoyas -18.5 Radio: Nope Over/Under: 144.5 Online: Maybe Periscope Sometimes SBN Affiliate: SBN is the worst HOYA SAXA Hoyas Tour Continues in Pisa as Team Visits Leaning Tower Florence, Italy - After an impressive win on Tuesday night in Rome, the Georgetown University men's basketball team and its travel party departed early on Wednesday morning from the city...
Casual Hoya Aug 19, 2015

VIDEO: Highlights of Hoyas In Italy

As part of our continuing effort here at THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON to show you our beloved Hoyas doing what they do best, please enjoy the below video clips courtesy of Casual Spies in Italy. That last clip gives you an insight that you rarely if ever will see, and that's a clip of how the Hoyas practice. Practice? Practice! It appears the staff is putting an extra emphasis on closing out on the perimeter, and you can see the guys seem pretty good at it so far.
Casual Hoya Aug 18, 2015

Video: Marcus Derrickson and Kaleb Johnson Doin' Work

The Hoyas throttled the Italy Dream Team Select squad today by a score of 95-36.  The Hoyas were led by freshmen Marcus Derrickson and Kaleb Johnson, who reportedly had 19 and 18 points, respectively.  Though the school tried its best to prevent the fans from seeing the action on the floor via grainy at best and minimal Periscope footage, below are two clips from inside the gym of Derrickson and Johnson. @CasualHoya Kaleb Johnson dunk vs Italy select pic.twitter.com/7rUQARNCTB — Cooper Logerfo (@coop_logerfo) August 18, 2015 It's not much to go on and of course the...
Casual Hoya Aug 18, 2015

Hoyas and Terps Set for ESPN's College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon

'Top-ranked Maryland concludes ESPN2's coverage at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, hosting Georgetown with the local rivals playing for the first time since 2008.' The Hoyas and Terps are set to rekindle the local rivalry on November 17th at 9pm on ESPN2 as part of ESPN's 8th Annual College Hoops Tipoff Marathon.  The announcement has media types in a tizzy since the tip of the Hoyas-Terps game on ESPN2 will occur at the same time as the Kentucky-Duke game is being played on ESPN. Do you care? Per ESPN: ESPN's eighth annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon will feature 16 men's and women's college...
Casual Hoya Aug 18, 2015

GameThread: Georgetown Hoyas at Italy Dream Team Select

Leave your in-game comments here! Dream Team Italy Select Georgetown Hoyas vs. (Unclear) (1-0) Date: August 18, 2015 Location: Rome, Italy Time: 12:30 p.m ET Arena: More like a gym TV: No Chance Spread: Hoyas -13.5 Radio: Nope Over/Under: 144.5 Online: Maybe Periscope SBN Affiliate: SBN is the worst HOYA SAXA
Casual Hoya Aug 16, 2015

Game Recap: Hoyas Open Italy Tour with 74-64 Win

Your Fighting Hoyas of Georgetown opened up its series of exhibition games in Italy with a 74-64 victory over Haukar Basket, a professional team from Iceland.  For comparison purposes, Marquette defeated this same team by 5 points earlier this week. Freshman forward Marcus Derrickson led the Hoyas with 20 points on an impressive array of three-point shooting and play under the basket.  The Hoyas played without star guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera, who is still recovering from an anke injury suffered this summer.  With DSR sidelined, Jessie Govan, Isaac Copeland, Paul White, L.J. Peak and...
Casual Hoya Aug 16, 2015

Andiamo Hoyas! Georgetown Basketball is Back! In Italy!

The Hoyas have landed in Italy and play its first game today against Haukar Basket, a professional team from Iceland, at 12:30pm eastern Before the game, the Hoyas have been enjoying some casual sightseeing! I get to see all these great places such as Italy cuz of basketball, Im really blessed! #SiamoGeorgetown pic.twitter.com/5nCUuBwMoQ — Jessie Govan (@JGovan15) August 15, 2015 Buongiorno! Best place to start a visit to Rome? The Colosseum! #SiamoGeorgetown #H4L pic.twitter.com/GE2sg6fu0Y — Georgetown Hoops (@GeorgetownHoops) August 15, 2015 Amazing day of...
Casual Hoya Aug 14, 2015

Qasual Questions: Casual Friday

Here are the QQs on this Casual Friday: What did you have for dinner last night? Are the Mets peaking too soon? What is your biggest takeaway from Ben Standig's interview with JT3? Who are a few of your fantasy football sleepers for the upcoming season? Who is going to win the PGA Championship?
Casual Hoya Aug 12, 2015

The Hoyas are Heading to Italy and This is What You Need to Know

The Hoyas are heading to Italy on Friday for 10 fun-filled days of spreading Blue and Gray love through the international language of basketball and partaking in ample lunch documentation! Here's what you need to know, via a press release from the school: Georgetown Men's Basketball Departs for Italy on Friday WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's basketball team will depart for a 10-day trip to Italy on Friday, Aug. 14 and while the Hoyas are overseas, fans will have plenty of opportunities to follow their travels. The Georgetown players and staff will be generating content...
Casual Hoya Aug 12, 2015

Hoyas Around the World: Chris Wright to Israel, Markel Starks to Australia

Georgetown's beloved point guards for life Chris Wright and Markel Starks have found new homes for next season. Per Wright's twitter account, he will be playing in Israel next season: Blessed to continue my career in Israel this season. #Season5 #ThankyouLord #fightms — Chris Wright (@SELF_MADEest89) August 12, 2015 Markel Starks has signed with the Australian squad, Cairns Taipans. Markel Starks is here to play #HardBall for the #OrangeArmy!!! Welcome to the @NBL Markel! pic.twitter.com/wzxxeVz8TX — Cairns Taipans (@CairnsTaipans) August 12, 2015 Good luck to both...
Casual Hoya Aug 12, 2015

Qasual Questions: Hump Day Magic

Here are the QQs to get you through your Hump Day: What did you have for dinner last night? What is the one thing you are looking forward to most regarding Georgetown's trip to Italy? Is there a particular play or TV/radio call in the Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry that sticks out to you? Hillary Clinton's emails: Very concerning or Non-issue? Have you ever been punched in the face or punched someone in the face?
Casual Hoya Aug 10, 2015

Class of '16 G Jagan Mosely Commits to Georgetown

After reeling in strong recruiting classes in 2014 and 2015, John Thompson III and his staff had not been able to secure any commitments in the Class of 2016.  That changed today, as 3-star PG/SG Jagan Mosely has committed to Georgetown.  Mosely took an unofficial visit to Georgetown on August 1st and chose Georgetown over, among others, UVA, Harvard and Rhode Island. Here's what you need to know about Mosely: Basic Information: Height: 6'3" Weight: 205 lbs Year: Rising high school senior School: St. Anthony (New Jersey) Recruiting Profile: Class of 2016 ESPN: 3-star recruit, not in the...
Casual Hoya Aug 5, 2015

Hoyas a 6 Seed in Early Bracketology

It's August and Document Your Lunch season is off to a flying start, but here with a look at possible March Madness seedings is ESPN's resident bracketologist Joe Lunardi. SOUTH St. Louis 1KENTUCKY 16ROBERT MORRIS / 16TEXAS SOUTHERN 8Cincinnati 9UCLA Des Moines 5Notre Dame 12OLD DOMINION 4Wisconsin 13MURRAY ST Des Moines 6Georgetown 11Georgia / 11Rhode Island 3Indiana 14LOUISIANA LAFAYETTE Raleigh 7Texas A&M 10DAYTON 2Duke 15HOFSTRA Poll 6 seed Too high, Hoyas will be worse ...
Casual Hoya Aug 4, 2015

Georgetown Hoyas Recruiting Update: Class of '16 SG/PG Jagan Mosely

Potential Hoya: Jagan Mosely After reeling in strong recruiting classes in 2014 and 2015, John Thompson III and his staff have not been able to secure any commitments in the Class of 2016 yet. Still, there is plenty of time to bring in some high-quality players, and the staff is watching many high-quality players. New Jersey product Jagan Mosely is the latest on that list. Basic Information: Height: 6'3" Weight: 205 lbs Year: Rising high school senior School: St. Anthony (New Jersey) Recruiting Profile: Class of 2016 ESPN: 3-star recruit, not in the ESPN Top 100 Rivals: 3-star recruit,...
Casual Hoya Aug 3, 2015

Qasual Questions: Case of the Mondays

Here are the QQs to help you get through your case of the Mondays: What was the highlight of your weekend? What was the best thing you ate over the weekend? D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera spotted on crutches on campus: Season on the brink? What are three essential office supplies that you can't do without on a daily basis? Document Your Lunch season stats today! You ready?

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