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  1. Torn ACL to sideline 2015 prospect Ray Smith for remainder of summer

    Jul 12, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

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    The five-star forward remains a priority recruit for ten programs despite going down with the injury on Thursday.

  2. Georgetown 2015 commit Noah Dickerson re-opens his recruitment

    Jun 30, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

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    Georgetown 2015 big man commit Noah Dickerson is re-opening his recruitment.

  3. Georgetown’s John Thompson admits to faking pregame speeches for TV

    Jun 11, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

    John Thompson III

    This is the best college hoops anecdote you’ll read today.

  4. Georgetown and Syracuse to renew their rivalry

    Jun 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    AP Photo

    This is great news on a Tuesday morning.

  5. Big East Conference Catchup: Who contends with Villanova in 2014-15?

    May 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    AP

    The new Big East enters Year 2 with plenty of questions for teams trying to rise to the top.

  6. Reports: Top 75 big man Jessie Govan commits to Georgetown

    May 13, 2014, 9:42 AM EDT

    USA Basketball

    Govan is Georgetown’s third front court commit in 2015

  7. Georgetown nabs four-star 2015 forward Noah Dickerson

    May 10, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

    Scott Phillips/NBC Sports

    Georgetown grabbed a four-star forward on Saturday morning as Noah Dickerson committed to the Hoyas.

  8. 2014 power forward Trey Mourning to attend Georgetown

    May 2, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

    John Thompson III

    Trey Mourning, son of Georgetown great Alonzo Mourning, will join the Georgetown basketball program next season.

  9. Former Georgetown forward Moses Ayegba will transfer to Nebraska

    Apr 24, 2014, 12:57 AM EDT

    Moses Ayegba

    According to multiple reports, former Georgetown big Moses Ayegba has decided to transfer to Nebraska.

  10. Georgetown’s Moses Ayegba to transfer

    Apr 5, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

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    The Hoya big has one season of eligibility remaining, and the promise of finding minutes in yet another packed Hoya frontcourt must not have appealed to Ayegba.

  11. Late Night Snacks: Georgetown likely NIT bound following loss to DePaul

    Mar 13, 2014, 1:46 AM EDT

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    Most of the teams on the bubble managed to take care of business, with Georgetown being the lone exception. And American became the latest team to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament field.

  12. Five power conferences teams that could really use a conference tourney run

    Mar 11, 2014, 5:37 PM EDT

    Justin Cobbs

    Every year, there are a handful of teams that could use a couple of wins in their respective league tournaments to gain entry into the field of 68. Here are five schools that need to string some wins together this week to feel comfortable making NCAA Tournament.

  13. 2014 Big East Tournament Preview: Can Villanova finally beat Creighton?

    Mar 10, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

    James Bell, Zedric Sadler

    Creighton and Villanova are the Big East’s two darlings, but which other teams are best positioned to separate themselves from the conference’s middle and earn a bid?

  14. Georgetown takes big step towards NCAA tournament with win over No. 13 Creighton

    Mar 4, 2014, 9:05 PM EDT

    D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hoyas got the win they so desperately needed. Georgetown entered Tuesday night’s tilt with No. 13 Creighton snuggled up with the wrong side of the bubble’s cutline, but thanks to a hot-shooting first half and some clutch plays from D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera and Markel Starks in the final minutes, John Thompson III’s…

  15. Late Night Snacks: North Carolina beats No. 5 Duke

    Feb 21, 2014, 1:52 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: North Carolina 74, No. 5 Duke 66 North Carolina used the strategy of changing defenses in the second half to confuse Duke, and sure enough it worked. The Tar Heels used both 1-3-1 and 3-2 zones in addition to their man-to-man defense, and the Blue Devils went more than eight minutes…

  16. Georgetown knocks off Providence to continue recent surge

    Feb 10, 2014, 9:36 PM EDT

    D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera

    Georgetown looked dead in the water as of two weeks ago. The Hoyas had lost five straight games in Big East play and it didn’t seem like head coach John Thompson III and Georgetown had a lot of hope going into February. But after a win at Madison Square Garden over a top-10 program in…

  17. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Arizona falls, but status of Brandon Ashley more important

    Feb 2, 2014, 2:43 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 2 Syracuse 91, No. 17 Duke 89 (OT) The first meeting between these two storied program as members of the same conference did not disappoint, with the Orange needing overtime to beat the Blue Devils. Duke made 15 three-pointers against the Syracuse zone and scored 32 points in the paint,…

  18. Georgetown may have saved their season by beating No. 7 Michigan State

    Feb 1, 2014, 5:54 PM EDT

    D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera, Gary Harris

    Markel Starks scored 16 points and Mikael Hopkins chipped in with 10 as Georgetown picked up a win they desperately needed, knocking off No. 7 Michigan State, 64-60, at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. The Hoyas have been a mess this year. They entered the game having lost five straight games and six of their…

  19. Former Georgetown forward Greg Whittington not enrolling at Rutgers

    Jan 31, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

    Greg Whittington

    Former Georgetown forward Greg Whittington, who was dismissed from the Hoya program earlier this season in November, will not be enrolling at Rutgers as planned, according to Brendan Prunty of The Star Ledger. Whittington wouldn’t have been eligible to play for the Scarlet Knights this season but, assuming he successfully enrolled at the university for the spring…

  20. Report: Adreian Payne to miss next two Michigan State games

    Jan 28, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT

    Adreian Payne

    Injuries have been an unfortunately stable presence in No. 7 Michigan State’s season. A noticeable injury in recent weeks has been 6-foot-10 senior forward Adreian Payne, who has been sidelined, wearing a boot on his foot, for the past five games. Expect that number to rise to at least seven games, according to a report…

  21. Loss to No. 9 Villanova makes Saturday a must-win game for Georgetown

    Jan 28, 2014, 12:54 AM EDT

    Tyler Adams, Aaron Bowen

    James Bell scored 16 points to lead the way for No. 9 Villanova as they won a game that would have pleased those folks that are pining for the Old Big East. The final score was 65-60 in a game that featured 34 turnovers, 39 fouls and just 41 field goals. It wasn’t one for…

  22. Georgetown’s Joshua Smith to miss remainder of season for academic reasons

    Jan 24, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

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    After playing in six games at UCLA last season, center Joshua Smith made the decision to transfer and ultimately landed at Georgetown. And in a surprising twist the NCAA granted the 6-foot-10 Smith immediate eligibility, and despite his weight issues the big man was expected to potentially help the Hoyas make a return to the…

  23. American off to fast start in the Patriot League under first-year coach Mike Brennan

    Jan 17, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

    American University Athletic Communications

    After longtime coach Jeff Jones left for Old Dominion and four players graduated from last year’s ten win team, expectations were low for Mike Brennan in his first year at American. The Eagles, who entered this season after having graduated four players, were picked to finish 9th in the ten team Patriot League. Brennan was…

  24. Xavier rebounds from sluggish first half to beat undermanned Georgetown

    Jan 15, 2014, 9:51 PM EDT

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    Facing a Georgetown squad with just ten available scholarship players, Xavier seemed poised to get back on track after suffering their first Big East loss at Creighton on Sunday afternoon. But things didn’t work out that way in the game’s first 20 minutes, with the combination of Georgetown’s hot three-point shooting and Xavier’s lack of…