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  • Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, left, is interviewed by the media during NCAA college basketball media day, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Georgetown's John Thompson III remains calm amid Big East turmoil

    The turmoil buffeting the Big East seemed distant at McDonough Arena on Thursday, cloaked by thumping basketballs and happy shouts from the Georgetown team that opens practice on Saturday.


  • Georgetown prefers to see positive of China brawl

    Jason Clark smiled when the opening question posed at Thursday's media day was about Georgetown's brawl during a game against a Chinese team in August.


  • Georgetown coach: Beijing brawl behind the Hoyas

    Georgetown coach John Thompson III said he has made peace with the coach of a Chinese basketball team over a bench-clearing brawl and denies the melee carried any political connotations.


  • Georgetown was involved in a brawl with the Bayi Rockets in an exhibition game in China on Thursday. Head coach John Thompson III had to pull his team from the court with 10 minutes to play. (Associated Press)

    Brawl mars Georgetown exhibition in China

    The goodwill tour of China by Georgetown's basketball team turned ugly Thursday, after an exhibition game with the Bayi Rockets ended with an on-court brawl.


  • For Georgetown seniors, an inexplicable end

    Early Saturday morning, not a trace of the Georgetown basketball team remained at the United Center. The locker room sat empty under fluorescent lights. Even the security guards had left. Everything was gone, not so much as a scrap of tape on the floor, like the Hoyas had never been here.


  • St. John's guard Malik Boothe, left, guards Georgetown guard Chris Wright (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Washington. Wright recently attended his second pre-draft workout with the Washington Wizards. The NBA draft is Thursday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Hoyas land No. 6 seed, face USC-VCU winner

    With each minute that dribbled away, Chris Wright became more nervous.


  • Connecticut's Jeremy Lamb dunks as Georgetown's Jason Clark (21) looks on during the first half of a second round NCAA college basketball game at the Big East conference tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, March 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Georgetown falls to UConn

    As the final seconds drained away, Jason Clark's head hung low as he bit his jersey near center court at Madison Square Garden. On the bench, Julian Vaughn stared straight ahead, a white towel draped over his lap. And John Thompson III, the Georgetown basketball coach, thrust his hands deep into his pockets and didn't move.


  • **FILE** Georgetown's Austin Freeman (right) drives to the basket past Cincinnati's Cashmere Wright during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on March. 5, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Cincinnati blasts Wright-less Georgetown, 69-47

    Wearing a crisp suit and bandaged left hand, the easy answer could be found on the Georgetown basketball team’s bench.


  • Cincinnati's Dion Dixon (3) scores as Georgetown's Jason Clark (21) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Cincinnati slows Hoyas for rare road win vs. ranked team

    Cincinnati beat a Top 25 team on the road for the first time in seven years Wednesday night, holding Georgetown to four field goals in the second half in a 58-46 win over the No. 11 Hoyas.


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