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  1. Halftime: West Virginia 32, Georgetown 28

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- Terrific first half worthy of the Saturday night bright lights of New York City. I'll be surprised if this doesn't go down to the wire. The teams are both playing too hard and too well for anyone to break ahead by much. Some quick thou...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  2. Big city, big stage for Big East final

    Dana O'Neil

    Michael Heiman/Getty Images/Howard Smith-US PRESSWIREGeorgetown's Greg Monroe or West Virginia's Da'Sean Butler: Who will walk away as the Big East tournament's most outstanding player? NEW YORK -- A good friend pulled John Thompson III aside after ...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  3. Hoyas' Monroe in a league of his own

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- John Thompson III played his college basketball for a man who thought there was nothing a big man couldn't do. In Pete Carril's offense at Princeton, centers were expected to score down low, bounce a perfect backdoor pass and step out ...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  4. Final: Georgetown 80, Marquette 57

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- Georgetown advanced to the semifinals via an upset. But the fact that the Hoyas are in the Big East tournament finals after an 80-57 win over Marquette isn't a shocker. One of the conferences original members, the Hoyas have made 12 appea...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  5. Half: Georgetown 37, Marquette 34

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK - In a stunning departure, Marquette appears headed to another photo finish. The Golden Eagles dug themselves out of an early 15-4 rout and now it's anybody's game. Here are a few quick thoughts before the second half starts: Greg M...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  6. Georgetown 91, Syracuse 84

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- In the span of one game, Georgetown reminded everyone why it can be a serious player in the NCAA tournament and Syracuse faced its first taste of vulnerability. In an incredibly high-energy quarterfinal game, the Hoyas played smart, fo...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  7. Halftime: Syracuse 40, Georgetown 37

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- After a few avert-your-eyes games on the first two days of the Big East tournament, Georgetown and Syracuse have revved the energy in the building. What this game lacks in defensive intensity it more than makes up for in entertainment. Bo...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  8. Almost time for the Big East quarters

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- Bubble talk is almost over here at the Big East tournament. Of the remaining eight teams playing today, only one -- Cincinnati -- isn't guaranteed to see its name on the board come Selection Sunday. And the Bearcats, frankly, have a lot m...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  9. Georgetown 69, South Florida 49

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- Game 1 is in the books, and while St. John's and Marquette take the floor for warm-ups for the second half of the afternoon doubleheader here at the Big East tournament, here are a few quick thoughts on South Florida and Georgetown. ...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  10. Halftime: Syracuse 44, Georgetown 31

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- Syracuse clearly isn't interested in yet another tight game. The Orange have blown the doors off Georgetown in the first half, putting up more points (44) in the first 20 minutes than anyone has this season against the usually stin...

    Blog | February 18, 2010
  11. Who bounces back -- Hoyas or the Orange?

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- Getting ready for what ought to be a very good game between Georgetown and Syracuse here at the Verizon Center. The theme for both teams is the same -- bounceback. Syracuse was stung and stunned at home by Louisville on Sunday. An ...

    Blog | February 18, 2010
  12. Georgetown too much for Villanova

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON -- Inside or outside, pick your poison. That's the impossible battle that Georgetown will offer as it rolls toward March. After a stunning loss to South Florida, the Hoyas put a smackdown on No. 2 Villanova 103-90, showing off the arsen...

    Blog | February 06, 2010
  13. Georgetown 50, Villanova 31 at the half

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON -- Understandably, Villanova's first priority against Georgetown was stopping Greg Monroe. The last time the two teams met, the Hoya big man nearly beat the Wildcats by himself with 29 points and 16 rebounds. So the good news ... Monroe...

    Blog | February 06, 2010
  14. Oh right, basketball

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON -- Everyone (present company included) has been so preoccupied with the blizzard outside that it's easy to forget about the important little piece of business being conducted here in the newly minted snow belt: namely a key Big East game b...

    Blog | February 06, 2010
  15. My guy versus your guy

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA --This game was direct from the playground: my guy versus your guy, straight up. In a battle between two of the three players at the top of my Big East Player of the Year list, Greg Monroe came up with more points, but Scottie Reynold...

    Blog | January 17, 2010
  16. Villanova 46, Georgetown 31 at the half

    Dana O'Neil

    PHILADELPHIA -- Too. That's the best way to describe the first half here between Villanova and Georgetown. As in Villanova is too fast, too scrappy and too deep at the guard position for Georgetown to handle. The Wildcats have built their 46-31 le...

    Blog | January 17, 2010