Georgetown Rumors & News

  • Patrick Ewing lands first commitment at Georgetown

    USA Today High School Sports "Georgetown has the first commitment of the Patrick Ewing Era in Jahvon Blair, a 2017 point guard from Athlete Institute (Orangeville, Ontario). Blair averaged 23.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists this season for Athlete Institute. He picked the Hoyas over Georgia Tech among others. " April 22

  • Patrick Ewing publicly proposed committing a recruiting violation

    The Comeback "There was obviously going to be a learning curve for Patrick Ewing transitioning from NBA coaching to college coaching, but who knew it would be this bad? Ewing, whom Georgetown hired as its head coach last week, revealed some of his recruiting plans on Thursday’s episode of The Dan Patrick Show,..." April 07

  • Georgetown grants Tremont Waters full release; Patrick Ewing still wants him at school

    Sportzedge "Tremont Waters has been granted his full release from Georgetown, according to a source. The Notre Dame of West Haven High School star and Top-10 point guard recruit (he’s ranked 33rd overall by ESPN) committed to the Hoyas back in October, but requested his release from that commitment earlier..." April 07

  • Patrick Ewing can't keep son on staff due to Georgetown nepotism clause

    SI "New Georgetown basketball head coach Patrick Ewing will not be able to keep his son, Patrick Ewing Jr., on the Hoyas coaching staff due to a nepotism clause in his contract, he told The Sports Junkies. He was asked if Ewing Jr. would remain with the team. "I wish, I wish that that could be..." April 05

  • Georgetown to interview Patrick Ewing for coaching vacancy

    Washington Post "Patrick Ewing was the man who helped John Thompson put Georgetown on the map. Now he could potentially be the man tasked with attempting to return the school’s men’s basketball program to prominence in the wake of John Thompson III’s dismissal. People with knowledge of the situation confirmed..." April 03

  • Patrick Ewing reportedly hired as Georgetown head coach

    New York Daily News "Former Knicks great Patrick Ewing has been hired as head coach at Georgetown, according to the multiple reports. The Vertical reported that Ewing was scheduled to meet with school officials in D.C. on Monday. Apparently, that meeting went well. Ewing is currently employed as an assistant..." April 03

  • Sources: Patrick Ewing emerges as major candidate at Georgetown

    Fanrag Sports "Former Georgetown great Patrick Ewing has emerged as major candidate for the head coaching vacancy at his alma mater, multiple sources told FanRag Sports. Ewing is currently the associate head coach for the Charlotte Hornets. One source said that the Hall-of-Famer has already been..." April 02

  • Xavier's Mack turns down $4M per year offer from Georgetown

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Georgetown, a Big East rival of Xavier's, "put out strong feelers" to the Musketeers' head coach, Chris Mack, with $4 million per year to offer, according to a report from's Jeff Goodman, who added that Mack is staying at Xavier. According to USA TODAY Sports' database of salaries,..." April 01

  • Patrick Ewing tops big names to consider for Georgetown job

    Washington Times "John Thompson III’s departure opens one of the country’s highest-profile coaching jobs at at a time when Indiana and Oklahoma State are also in the market. Georgetown isn’t talking publicly about potential replacements, but there is at least one alumnus who comes up consistently in any..." March 24

  • Georgetown parts ways with longtime coach John Thompson III

    Sporting News - NCAAB "After missing the NCAA Tournament for the third time since the 2013-14 campaign, Georgetown has parted ways with head coach John Thompson III, the school announced Thursday. The son of Georgetown legend John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III's teams went 278-151 over his 13 seasons at..." March 23

  • Ponds is golden as St. John's defeats Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "Shamorie Ponds scored 17 points and St. John's beat St. Georgetown 74-73 on Wednesday night in a contentious first round game of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York. The eighth-seeded Red Storm (14-18) face top-seeded and No. 2 Villanova in Thursday afternoon's..." March 08

  • No. 2 Villanova dominates reeling Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Some might suggest telling a lie in the nation's capital is the norm. Josh Hart's fib following the final regular season game in his hometown won't lead to scandal. Besides, the Villanova senior's wry smile before answering a question about the game's meaning shortly..." March 04

  • Delgado leads Seton Hall past Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "Angel Delgado had a double-double and his layup with just more than a minute left gave Seton Hall the lead for good in a 62-59 win over Georgetown on Tuesday night at the Prudential Center. Delgado had 12 points, and his layup with 1:05 left gave the Pirates a 60-59 lead. The junior forward,..." February 28

  • St. John's holds off Georgetown comeback

    The Sports Xchange "Shamorie Ponds scored 24 points and St. John's hung on to beat visiting Georgetown 86-80 on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. St. John's led for most of the second half and fended off a late Hoyas push to earn a season split between the teams. Georgetown went on a 7-0 run to make..." February 25

  • Garrett's free throws lift DePaul over Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "Billy Garrett made two free throws with 0.2 seconds remaining to lift visiting DePaul to a 67-65 Big East victory over Georgetown on Wednesday night, snapping the Blue Demons' 10-game losing streak. Garrett took the inbounds pass with 4.9 seconds left and drove the length of the floor before..." February 22

  • Foster powers No. 20 Creighton past Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton avenged its biggest defeat of the season Sunday with an 87-70 Big East Conference victory over Georgetown. Junior guard Marcus Foster led the No. 20-ranked Bluejays with a career high 35 points that came on 13-of-19 shooting, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range. His..." February 19

  • Georgetown snaps losing streak with easy win over Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "James Govan scored 23 points and L.J. Peak added 20 as Georgetown snapped a two-game losing streak with a decisive 80-62 victory over Marquette on Saturday afternoon at the Verizon Center in Washington. The Golden Eagles (15-10, 6-7 Big East) had no answer for Govan, who also grabbed eight..." February 11

  • Hart, No. 2 Villanova dump Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Josh Hart's confidence never wavered. Despite being mired in a second-half shooting slump, the preseason National Player of the Year candidate stepped up when Villanova needed him most. Hart scored 25 points, including a dagger 3-pointer with 1:24 remaining, Donte..." February 07

  • Georgetown bus in accident on way to play Villanova, 'no major injuries' to Hoyas

    CBS Sports "The Georgetown basketball team bus was involved in a two-car accident on Monday, according to a report from Fox 45 News in Baltimore. The incident, which was reported at 2:30 on Monday afternoon, also involved an SUV occupied by two people, a 49-year-old woman and her 17-year-old son. Both..." February 07

  • Seton Hall beats Georgetown in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Angel Delgado had 26 points and 17 rebounds as Seton Hall ended a two-game losing skid by outlasting Georgetown 68-66 in overtime on Saturday in Washington, D.C. Khadeen Carrington scored 16 points for the Pirates (14-8, 4-6 in the Big East), who won despite shooting only 35.5 percent from..." February 04

  • Hoyas hold off DePaul

    The Sports Xchange "Georgetown dominated the start and finish of both halves to claim a 76-73 Big East victory over DePaul on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. Riding high after wins over nationally ranked Creighton and Butler, the Hoyas (13-10, 4-6 Big East) barged out to a 10-0 lead in the..." February 01

  • Peak helps Georgetown jolt No. 11 Butler

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Georgetown coach John Thompson III had a quick one-word answer for his team's blistering shooting percentage on Saturday night. "Rhythm," Thomson said. The Hoyas shot 72.7 percent in the second half en route to an 85-81 upset of No. 11 Butler in Big East action at..." January 28

  • Pryor, Peak performances lead Hoyas past No. 16 Creighton

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- The scoreboard did not work in the first few minutes of Big East game Wednesday between No. 16 Creighton and Georgetown at the Verizon Center. And neither did the Bluejays' outside shooting. Creighton missed its first six shots from 3-point range and was of 1 of 8 from long..." January 25

  • No. 22 Xavier halts three-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Coming off the toughest three-game stretch in program history, which resulted in three straight losses, No. 22 Xavier badly needed a win on Sunday against Georgetown. Banged up point guard Edmond Sumner and the Musketeers outmuscled the Hoyas to snap their skid. Trevon..." January 22

  • Bullock, Cartwright pace Providence past Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Rodney Bullock had 22 points and junior guard Kyron Cartwright added 16 points, nine rebounds and 11 assists as Providence beat Georgetown 74-56 Monday at the Verizon Center in Washington, sweeping the season series from the struggling Hoyas. Cartwright had 10 points, seven..." January 17

  • Georgetown second-half comeback stuns Connecticut

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Georgetown overcame a 14-point deficit in the second half as L.J. Peak scored 21 points in a 72-69 victory over Connecticut on Saturday afternoon. Jessie Govan had 15 points for the Hoyas (10-8), who used a 7-0 run late to take the lead for good. Rodney Pryor scored 14 points..." January 14

  • Second-half surge leads Georgetown past St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard L.J. Peak scored 16 points to pace a second-half surge as Georgetown beat St. John's 83-55 Monday in a Big East Conference contest at the Verizon Center in Washington. Graduate guard Rodney Pryor and freshman guard Jagan Mosely added 13 points each for the Hoyas (9-8, 1-4 Big..." January 09

  • No. 18 Butler holds off Georgetown in OT

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- No doubt Butler coach Chris Holtmann feared a letdown entering Saturday's road matchup at Georgetown, the first game after the Bulldogs beat No. 1 Villanova. Holtmann's players had other ideas. Kamar Baldwin scored 16 points and No. 18 Butler capped its high-profile week with..." January 07

  • Providence defeats Georgetown to snap three-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "Home continued to be a haven for Providence, which stopped a three-game losing streak by beating Georgetown 76-70 on Wednesday. The Friars started slowly, but closed the first half on an 8-0 run to seemingly take control early. But after trailing 30-23 at halftime, the Hoyas started the..." January 04

  • No. 17 Xavier holds off Georgetown behind Sumner's 28

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Guard Trevon Bluiett, who entered the game averaging 19.2 points per contest, missed all 10 shots from the field and finished with just one point. Sophomore guard Edmond Sumner left a tense game when he bumped his knee with less than seven minutes left after his team..." December 31

  • Marquette dumps Georgetown in Big East opener

    The Sports Xchange "Markus Howard scored 23 points and Jajuan Johnson added 20 to lead Marquette to a 76-66 Big East victory over Georgetown in a conference opener for both teams on Wednesday at Milwaukee's BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Golden Eagles (10-3, 1-0) won their third straight and eighth in nine..." December 29

  • Georgetown takes down UNC Greensboro

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore center Jessie Govan scored 20 points, and Georgetown took care of UNC Greensboro 78-56 Thursday at Verizon Center in Washington. Junior guard L.J. Peak added 16 points, and sophomore forward Marcus Derrickson came off the bench to score 15 points for the Hoyas (8-4), who won their..." December 22

  • Georgetown stops Syracuse for fifth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "Just like old times, a Georgetown-Syracuse game went down to the wire Saturday as the Hoyas took the lead midway through the second half and held on to beat the Orange 78-71 before 25,131 on Pearl Washington Day at the Carrier Dome. In winning their fifth consecutive game, the Hoyas (7-4)..." December 17

  • Georgetown basketball’s Isaac Copeland to transfer

    Washington Post "Junior forward Isaac Copeland is transferring from Georgetown, men’s basketball Coach John Thompson III announced Monday via a statement issued by the school. The 6-foot-9 Copeland had been a starter for much of the first two seasons of his career and was voted to the Big East all-freshman..." December 13

  • Hoyas detour Explorers' upset effort

    The Sports Xchange "Guard L.J. Peak scored 24 points and hot-shooting Georgetown proved too much for LaSalle in a 93-78 victory over the Explorers in the Hoophall Miami Invitational on Saturday. The Hoyas (6-4) led 47-41 at halftime, but the Explorers started the second half on a roll and tied the game at 67..." December 10

  • Georgetown holds off Elon

    The Sports Xchange "Georgetown started the second half by hitting its first six shots and held off a late charge from Elon to earn a 77-74 victory at the BB&T Classic in Washington on Sunday. The Hoyas (5-4) used the strong run after intermission to jump out to a 52-41 lead after being tied at 36 at halftime...." December 04

  • Pryor leads Hoyas rout of Coppin State

    The Sports Xchange "Georgetown's Rodney Pryor scored 30 points and the Hoyas kept Coppin State winless with a 96-44 victory Wednesday night. Georgetown guard L.J. Peak had a career high seven assists in the first half and finished with 10, along with seven points. Hoyas center Bradley Hayes, who missed the..." November 30