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  1. Georgetown gets a $3.3M contribution from Patrick Ewing and David...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Former Georgetown Hoyas star Patrick Ewing and sports agent David Falk will contribute $3.3 million toward the Hoyas' new athletic facility, the school announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  2. Syracuse, Georgetown working on 10-year proposal to extend colleg...

    Eamonn Brennan

    One of college basketball's most famous rivalries -- Syracuse and Georgetown -- may not be finished just yet.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  3. Saddle Up: Can Kansas figure it out?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It was really weirded out by Taylor Swift. No. 24 Marquette at No. 20 Georgetown, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN This wasn't supposed to be a vintage year in the Big East. Vintage, in ...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  4. After ejection, Haith ends Dutch exhibition

    Eamonn Brennan

    College basketball in August is rarely memorable, but this image stuck: the Georgetown Hoyas in China, isolated and outnumbered in a hostile gym, closing ranks as a massive brawl breaks out. Violent punches are thrown; chairs are grabbed; the crowd w...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  5. Hoyas' home loss cause for concern?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Should Georgetown fans be panicking? Because Georgetown fans seem to be panicking. At the very least, that was the reaction at Casual Hoya last night: That was not a good loss. That was not an acceptable loss. That was a pathetic loss. Losing to West...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  6. A closer look: G'town 88, Chaminade 61

    Eamonn Brennan

    Overview: Perhaps the only concern for Georgetown here was whether it could avoid a letdown after Monday night's hard-fought loss to Kansas. Never mind all that. The Hoyas' 88-61 win over Chaminade was a straightforward affair, one John Thompson III'...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  7. A closer look: Kansas 67, Georgetown 63

    Eamonn Brennan

    Overview: As usual, ESPN analyst and American hero Bill Raftery said it best: "This good this early is impressive." He was talking about the quality of Maui's first-day finale, and he was entirely correct: Kansas and Georgetown played a brilliant 40 ...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  8. China fight caused Hoyas arrest concerns

    Eamonn Brennan

    One of the scariest and craziest -- OK, the scariest and craziest -- moments of the offseason came during Georgetown's exhibition trip to China. You've no doubt seen the footage by now, probably more than once. John Thompson III was worried for t...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  9. John Thompson's surreal 9/11 story

    Eamonn Brennan

    Everyone has their own Sept. 11 story. Many of these stories are as simple as vivid memories of the morning itself -- where you were, who you were with, what your teacher said when the announcement came over the loudspeaker. Others are every bit as t...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  10. Hoyas finish China trip on positive note

    Eamonn Brennan

    When we remember Georgetown's 2011 trip to China -- assuming we remember it at all -- the first thing that will come to mind is the ugly brawl between the Hoyas and the Bayi Rockets during a competition billed as the "China-U.S. Friendship Basketball...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  11. Kevin Broadus is back at Georgetown

    Eamonn Brennan

    A little ways back, the Washington City Paper's Dave McKenna wrote a story detailing what one source told him was an oncoming "bloodbath" in the Washington, D.C., college hoops recruiting scene. The story made plenty of sense: Maryland's hire of Dalo...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  12. Confident VCU still carrying its edge

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHICAGO -- Hours before Virginia Commonwealth took the floor to play No. 6 seed Georgetown on Friday, coach Shaka Smart gathered his players for a prepared video session. It wasn't for extra, last-minute film study. It wasn't an impromptu team mov...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  13. Georgetown's Chris Wright may yet return

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday night, Georgetown had its Robbie Hummel moment. Chris Wright, one of the Hoyas' three do-it-all guards and one of the nation's most crucial players relative to his team's needs, suffered a broken left hand in Wednesday's loss to Cinci...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  14. Hoyas hold on for big-time Big East win

    Eamonn Brennan

    If you look up "impressive conference road win" in the imaginary multimedia dictionary I just made up in the confines of my own brain, you would be immediately greeted by an ESPN3.com replay of Georgetown's 64-56 win over Syracuse. The Hoyas were ...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  15. Mizzou's first test comes Tuesday night

    Eamonn Brennan

    With all the attention foisted upon the ACC-Big Ten Challenge -- for good reason, too, because it's as compelling an early-season competition as we have in college hoops -- you could be forgiven for missing a rather big game on Tuesday night's schedu...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  16. Summer Buzz: Georgetown Hoyas

    Eamonn Brennan

    For the next month or so, our friends at The Mag are previewing one high-profile school per day for their Summer Buzz series. For the sake of all that is synergistic, yours truly will be attempting the same, complementing each comprehensive Insider p...

    Blog | August 03, 2010