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Faced with an opponent in Memphis whose ultimate goal was to run up and down the court, Georgetown answered with the one thing it had to do to foil that strategy — the Hoyas ran harder.
Georgetown coach John Thompson III has little reason to worry that his team will head into its rematch against Memphis feeling superior.
Saturday was tough for Georgetown's basketball program as news spread about Jeff Green, the former Hoya and current Boston Celtic who will undergo heart surgery next month and miss the NBA season. Georgetown coach John Thompson III spoke with Green over the weekend and was impressed with his response to the discovery of an aortic aneurysm.
No. 16 Georgetown led American at halftime Saturday. It sure didn't feel like it.
Hollis Thompson never met a shot he didn't like.
No. 18 Georgetown's first game as a ranked team played out much like the previous eight — flashes of brilliance that make the Hoyas capable of playing with any team in the country interspersed with maddening efforts that won't cut it once the quality of competition steps up.
Hollis Thompson found just the right spot for a game-winning shot: Right in front ofGeorgetown's bench.
In his year-plus at Georgetown, Nate Lubick has earned a reputation as a grinder - one of those invaluable players who doesn't hesitate to do the dirty work in the post.
Despite losing by just four to a Top 25 team, Georgetown coach John Thompson III was frustrated by his young squad for not being able to make plays down the stretch against Kansas to open the Maui Invitational.