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Hoyas men’s basketball coach John Thompson III, who told the Junkies he still talks to Otto Porter regularly, said the Wizards’ 3rd overall pick is going “stir-crazy” waiting for his hip flexor to heal, and it’s the team’s medical and training staffs keeping him from returning.
Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson III, an admitted Redskins fan, wants to appear on the Junkies every Monday to recap each football game, per his own request, and gave a little taste of what that might sound like during his call-in to the Junks, on 106.7 The Fan Tuesday morning.
Despite the departure of Porter, Big East observers are picking the Hoyas to finish second behind Marquette, which reached the Elite Eight last March.
American University hired former Georgetown assistant Mike Brennan as its men’s basketball coach on Tuesday.
So much for coach John Thompson’s comment that his Georgetown Hoyas ‘plan on being around for a while.’
Georgetown coach John Thompson III took the microphone and made a very un-JT3-like declaration: ‘We plan on being around for a while.’
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.
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. 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.
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.