Georgetown went to last season's Final Four for a reason. And the Hoyas, without Jeff Green, are already showing that winning poise that could help them get back to the Final Four this season, writes Chris Low.
Georgetown lost the Big East player of the year Wednesday for good when Jeff Green decided to stay in the NBA draft. But the Hoyas regained perhaps the best true low-post center in Roy Hibbert. So what does it mean for the Hoyas' style of play ne...
With 7-foot-2 Roy Hibbert and Jeff Green clogging the middle, the Hoyas took another step toward their return to the top of college basketball at the expense of a former conference rival, beating the Eagles 62-55 on Saturday in the East Regional.
Jeff Green had a career-high 30 points, including the winning basket with 13 seconds left, and 12 rebounds to lead Georgetown to an 84-82 victory over Notre Dame in the semifinals of the Big East tournament.
Jeff Green scored 19 points and hit the game-winner with 19.8 seconds left to lift Georgetown (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today; No. 14 AP) to a 58-55 victory over Villanova on Saturday, the Hoyas' ninth straight win.
With size getting the better of speed, Roy Hibbert and Jeff Green combined for 47 points Saturday and No. 22 Georgetown celebrated the 100th anniversary of Hoyas basketball with a 76-58 victory over No. 11 Marquette.