Bobby Bancroft is the beat reporter covering both the Georgetown Hoyas and George Mason Patriots for 106.7 The Fan. He also serves as the Big East editor and recruiting analyst for the National Hoops Report. Bobby covered the 2011 NCAA Tournament in Chicago for the Rivals network. He got his start in the area covering high school sports for the Fairfax Journal and then later The Washington Examiner and still contributes to Virginia Preps. A graduate of James Madison University, Bobby was a member of the football team before ultimately covering them for both The Breeze and the Harrisonburg Daily News Record.
POSTS BY Bobby Bancroft
George Mason defeated Santa Clara 73-66 on Wednesday night to force Game 3 in the CBI Finals. Sherrod Wright led the way with 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Patriots (22-15).
In their final meeting as Big East rivals, No. 5 Georgetown had little problem with No. 17 Syracuse in a 61-39 win. The Hoyas (24-5, 14-4) clinched first place in the conference with the victory.
No. 5 Georgetown rides an 11-game winning streak and its highest national ranking since 2008 into Philadelphia to take on Villanova on Wednesday night.
No. 7 Georgetown won its eleventh game in a row by defeating Rutgers 64-51 on Saturday night. Otto Porter Jr had 28 points in a game that will likely be remembered for the 51 combined fouls.
No. 7 Georgetown won its tenth straight game on Wednesday night by defeating Connecticut 79-78 in double overtime. Otto Porter Jr scored 21 of his team high 22 points after halftime.
Despite playing in front of an NCAA record on campus crowd of 35,012, No. 11 Georgetown extended its winning streak to nine by defeating No. 8 Syracuse 57-46 behind Otto Porter Jr’s career-high 33 points.
No. 11 Georgetown (20-4, 10-3) destroyed DePaul 90-66 on Wednesday night at the Verizon Center behind D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera’s 33 points. The Hoyas travel to Syracuse for a first place showdown with their heated rivals over the weekend.
George Mason (15-11, 8-6) dropped its third straight home game on Saturday afternoon to Georgia State by a 78-60 final. Sherrod Wright led the Patriots with 19 points.
No. 15 Georgetown built a lead but had to rally in order to pick up a 62-55 road win over Cincinnati on Friday night. Markel Starks
Georgetown extended its winning streak to six games by defeating Marquette 63-55 at the Verizon Center on Monday night. Otto Porter Jr scored a game high 21 points as the Hoyas improved to 18-4, 8-3 in the Big East.