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  1. 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.

  2. Markel Starks, Otto Porter lead Georgetown past No. 11 UCLA

    Nov 19, 2012, 11:24 PM EDT

    Markel Starks, John Thompson III

    BROOKLYN – This game was supposed to be about Shabazz Muhammad and UCLA. With the nation’s most talented freshman finally getting declared eligible by the NCAA this past Friday, Monday night’s game against Georgetown in the semifinals of the Legends Classic was supposed to be his debutante ball. We’ve all seen the mixtapes. We’ve all…

  3. Preseason Big East Player of the Year: the gift and the curse?

    Oct 18, 2012, 2:43 PM EDT

    peyton siva

    At Big East media day on Wednesday it was announced that the coaches selected Louisville senior point guard Peyton Siva as their preseason Player of the Year. That’s quite the honor for Siva, who is coming off of a season in which he struggled with health early but once at full strength helped lead the…

  4. Georgetown’s versatility best way to counteract youth

    Oct 16, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Belmont v Georgetown

    Since John Thompson III took over the Georgetown program back in 2004, his most successful teams have had two things in common: a steady, veteran presence in the back court to lead the team and versatile, playmaking big men who can dissect a defense by throwing that backdoor bounce-pass that has become a staple of…

  5. Hollis Thompson goes from undrafted to an NBA player

    Jul 11, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - North Carolina State v Georgetown

    The big news of the day in Washington DC is that former Hoya Hollis Thompson has inked a three-year deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The terms of the deal are not yet known, and they also are not all that important. What is important is that Thompson, who declared for the draft with a…

  6. Georgetown’s big men thrive on the system’s simplicity

    May 30, 2012, 6:15 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - North Carolina State v Georgetown

    Last Friday, I wrote a column over at SI.com about the Georgetown Hoyas and how John Thompson III is continuing the school’s tradition of producing big men, only his bigs are of a much different ilk than those of his father. Big John is known for churning out all-star centers that thrive on their size,…