Georgetown Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Pryor shoots Georgetown over Howard

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Rodney Pryor scored 26 points, including five 3-pointers, and Georgetown outlasted winless Howard for an 85-72 win Sunday at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Junior forward Akoy Agau had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Hoyas (3-4), who snapped a two-game losing..." November 27

  • Oklahoma State rolls past Georgetown in Maui

    The Sports Xchange "Oklahoma State and Georgetown, two storied basketball programs, had never met before Wednesday night. While it wasn't a clash comparing with either side's classic great squads, the game still carried importance: third place in the rugged Maui Invitational in Hawaii. For the Cowboys, at..." November 23

  • No. 16 Wisconsin pulls away from Georgetown in Maui

    The Sports Xchange "Wisconsin coach Greg Gard said his team's performance Tuesday night wasn't pretty, but it was impressive. Sophomore forward Ethan Happ scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and No. 16 Wisconsin pulled away from Georgetown in the second half for a 73-57 victory Tuesday in a semifinal of..." November 22

  • Georgetown boosts confidence with upset of 13 Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "Georgetown arrived at the Maui Invitational disappointed following a 78-72 loss to Arkansas State. The Hoyas quickly turned those emotions around with a 65-61 win over No. 13 Oregon in the first round of the tournament. "We needed that," Georgetown coach John Thompson III said...." November 21

  • Carter, Arkansas State hold off Georgetown surge

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas State guard Devin Carter had 25 points and the Red Wolves held off a furious Georgetown comeback late to earn a 78-72 victory on the road on Thursday. Two days after blowing a nine-point lead with 2:21 to play in a 76-75 loss to Maryland, the Hoyas came agonizingly close to turning..." November 17

  • Trimble's late points lift Maryland over Georgetown

    The Sports Xchange "Maryland star guard Melo Trimble scored four points in the final 11 seconds, fueling a frantic comeback and leading the Terrapins to a 76-75 victory over host Georgetown on Tuesday at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Trimble finished with a game-high 22 points, including a pair of free..." November 15

  • Georgetown opens season by routing South Carolina Upstate

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Rodney Pryor scored 26 first-half points and Georgetown led wire-to-wire as the Hoyas opened their season by defeating South Carolina Upstate 105-60 on Saturday at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. On a day where the Hoyas honored Hall of Fame guard and former Georgetown great..." November 12

  • Georgetown lands Tremont Waters, the No. 32 in Class of 2017

    ESPN "ESPN 100 point guard Tremont Waters has committed to Georgetown. Waters chose the Hoyas over Indiana, although he also took official visits to Kentucky and Kansas. Yale, Duke and UConn rounded out his final list of seven. It appeared Indiana was the leader after the Hoosiers hosted him in..." October 20

  • Paul White, former top-50 national recruit, transferring from Georgetown Hoyas to Oregon Ducks

    Oregonian "Since Oregon Ducks men's basketball coach Dana Altman took over the program in 2010, he has built a reputation for landing impact transfer players. That trend continued this year, as Altman not only landed national junior college player of the year Kavell Bigby-Williams, but Wednesday added..." August 31

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