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  1. Georgetown’s senior center looking to rebound from ‘embarrassing’ 2013-14 season

    Oct 23, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT

    Moses Ayegba, Joshua Smith

    Joshua Smith averaged 11.5 points per game before being ruled academically ineligible last season.

  2. Allen Iverson, Georgetown legends return to campus for new John Thompson practice facility

    Sep 14, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

    John Thompson

    Allen Iverson made a rare trip back to Georgetown’s campus and shared some cool moments with former coach John Thompson.

  3. Two NBA stars each pledge $1 million for new Georgetown practice facility

    Sep 2, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    John Thompson

    The Hoyas are getting some more former players to donate.

  4. Report: Joshua Smith returns to Georgetown

    Aug 23, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    Oregon v Georgetown

    After a summer away from campus, senior center Joshua Smith is back at Georgetown.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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…

  8. Georgetown loses Jabril Trawick to a broken jaw

    Jan 11, 2014, 12:35 PM EDT

    Jabril Trawick, Austin Hamilton

    Georgetown was dealt another blow on Saturday as Gene Wang of the Washington Post reported that junior guard Jabril Trawick has a broken jaw and will out indefinitely for the Hoyas. #Hoyas down another player as Jabril Trawick out indefinitely with broken jaw. — Gene Wang (@gene_wang) January 11, 2014 Trawick's broken jaw doesn't require surgery, but…

  9. Georgetown dismisses forward Greg Whittington

    Nov 30, 2013, 12:13 PM EDT

    Greg Whittington

    Georgetown head coach John Thompson III announced Saturday morning that junior forward Greg Whittington has been dismissed from the basketball team. Whittington tore his ACL in June and has not played during the 2013-14 season while recovering from knee surgery. The 6-foot-8 forward from Columbia, Maryland averaged 12.1 points per game and seven rebounds per…

  10. No ‘Princeton offense’ at Georgetown according to John Thompson III

    Oct 23, 2013, 8:48 PM EDT

    John Thompson III

    Ever since John Thompson III took over as the head coach at Georgetown, a program lifted to national prominence by his father, more than a few people have taken to calling his offensive system the “Princeton offense.” JTIII played his college basketball at Princeton under the famed Pete Carril, and that fact along with some…

  11. Could Josh Smith be immediately eligible for Georgetown?

    Sep 30, 2013, 8:20 PM EDT

    Legends Classic - UCLA v Georgia

    Georgetown is facing some questions about its frontcourt as they enter the 2013-14 season. Greg Whittingham is out with a torn ACL and Otto Porter is in a Washington Wizards uniform now, so the Hoyas will rely heavily on junior Mikael Hopkins and senior Nate Lubick to play the bulk of the interior minutes early…

  12. 2014 forward Paul White commits to Georgetown

    Sep 15, 2013, 11:20 AM EDT

    247sports.com

    John Thompson III and Georgetown picked up a big commitment over the weekend as Paul White, a 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago, IL, announced that he will be a Georgetown Hoya beginning in the fall of 2014. White, the #57 player in ESPN’s 2014 Top 100 recruiting rankings, made his second visit to Georgetown this weekend,…

  13. John Thompson III Elected to NABC Board of Directors

    Sep 10, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT

    John Thompson III

    It was announced earlier today that Georgetown men’s basketball coach John Thompson III has been elected to the National Association Basketball Coaches (NABC) Board of Directors. Thompson fills the position vacated by former Butler head coach Brad Stevens when he accepted the job to coach the Boston Celtics. For those who are unclear of the NABC’s…

  14. Good Georgetown shows up, beats Notre Dame on the road

    Jan 21, 2013, 9:55 PM EDT

    Otto Porter Jr.

    This season has been puzzling for Georgetown. The Hoyas have won a game 37-36 (over Tennessee) and had lost three of their last five games, scoring less than 40 points in consecutive defeats to Marquette and Pittsburgh. Monday night, the good Georgetown showed up at the Joyce Center and the Hoyas rode 19 points from…

  15. Georgetown/Florida preview: More basketball, more aircraft carriers

    Nov 9, 2012, 10:00 AM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - North Carolina State v Georgetown

    The best part about the few week or so is the teams that realize non-conference games are for great games, not blowouts, so they make sure to put one or two on the schedule. Florida and Georgetown knew that, and they did it. Forget that, the best part about the first opening games is the…

  16. John Thompson III: Georgetown on-campus athletic facility will be built in ‘very near future’

    Oct 7, 2012, 11:38 AM EDT

    John Thompson III

    In a move to keep up with facilities upgrades within the Big East, Georgetown is moving closer to building a new-age, on-campus athletic center, the Washington Post is reporting. According to the report, fundraising is now the only obstacle that remains. “I’m 100 percent certain it will happen in the very near future,” Thompson told…