American University basketball court. (credit: Rafael Suanes/NBAE via Getty Images)

American Hires Brennan Away from Georgetown, John Thompson III

American University hired former Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan as its men’s basketball coach on Tuesday.


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Luxury Hotel Chain Opens First U.S. Property in D.C.

A new luxury hotel is opening in Washington’s Georgetown neighborhood.


Mikael Hopkins of the Georgetown Hoyas stands on the court in the second half with his head down against the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles.  (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

‘Extremely Disappointed’ Hoyas May Turn That Frown Upside Down… Next Year

So much for coach John Thompson’s comment that his Georgetown Hoyas ‘plan on being around for a while.’


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President Obama Picks Hoyas to Make Sweet 16

Around this time last year, President Barack Obama predicted the Georgetown would be a force to be reckoned with in this year’s tournament. Now it appears he’s downplaying the No. 2 seeded Hoyas a bit.


(l) Jeff Jones of American University and (r) Paul Hewitt of George Mason University. (credit: Chris Graythem and Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A Forgettable Season in Local College Hoops

With just three teams on the big stage, it’s going to take serious runs by Georgetown and the women’s teams from Maryland and Navy to redeem what has been a forgettable season in local college hoops.


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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.


Jabril Trawick of the Georgetown Hoyas. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Georgtown Gets No. 2 Seed In South; Playing Florida Gulf Coast

PHILADELPHIA — The Georgetown Hoyas will open up the NCAA tournament Friday in the South Regional against Florida Gulf Coast, a team in just its sixth season as a Division I program. The Hoyas (25-6), […]


Big East Basketball Tournament - Syracuse v Georgetown

Syracuse Edges Georgetown in OT to Reach Big East Final

Brandon Triche scored the go-ahead basket early in overtime and No. 19 Syracuse advanced to the Big East championship game with a 58-55 victory over No. 5 Georgetown on Friday night in the final conference clash of their storied heavyweight rivalry.


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Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know It

The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.


Patrick Ewing of the Georgetown University walks on the court during warm-ups prior to NCAA game played in 1983 at the Boston Garden in Boston. (credit: Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

All-Time Big East Dream Team Boasts 3 Hoyas, John Thompson

As the curtain draws near on the final Big East tournament, it’s time for a trip down memory lane. A tip of the cap to the original pioneers, followed by a standing ovation for the best this mega-conference has ever had the pleasure of calling it’s own.





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