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  • Georgetown forward Nate Lubick (34) dunks against Marquette during the first half of a men's NCAA college basketball game in Washington, on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Hoyas outlast Marquette, take eighth straight win

    Chris Wright scored 20 points, Austin Freeman added 17 despite limping badly off the court in the first half, and No. 11 Georgetown survived the run-'em-ragged strategy of Marquette coach Buzz Williams to win its eighth straight game, beating the Golden Eagles 69-60 Sunday.


  • Austin Freeman had 14 points to lead four Georgetown players in double figures, and the 11th-ranked Hoyas rallied late to beat No. 12 Syracuse 64-56 on Wednesday night.

    Georgetown keeps rolling, rallies to top Syracuse

    Austin Freeman had 14 points to lead four Georgetown players in double figures, and the 11th-ranked Hoyas rallied late to beat No. 12 Syracuse 64-56 on Wednesday night.


  • FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2011 file photo, Georgetown's Austin Freeman, right, handles the ball in front of St. John's Paris Horne in the second half of their NCAA college basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York. He's the Big East preseason player of the year. He has diabetes. He's a cool customer, calling himself "ice" compared to the "fire" of his fellow senior captain. It's not always easy to get a read on Georgetown's Austin Freeman. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)

    Freeman's struggles hampering Hoyas

    When Big East preseason player of the year Austin Freeman scored 31 points in one of the most exciting college basketball games this season — Georgetown's 111-102 overtime win over Missouri last month — the Hoyas senior guard wasn't asked a single question in the interview room afterward.


  • Former Georgetown basketball standout Austin Freeman faces seven traffic offenses, including driving under the influence of alcohol, from an incident less than 48 hours after he wasn't picked in the NBA draft, according to Hyattsville District Court records. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)

    Freeman, Georgetown having Big East struggles

    When Big East preseason player of the year Austin Freeman scored 31 points in one of the most exciting college basketball games this season _ Georgetown's 111-102 overtime win over Missouri last month _ the Hoyas senior guard wasn't asked a single question in the interview room afterward.


  • Georgetown's Julian Vaughn (22) reaches for a rebound as Utah State's Brockeith Pane (3) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

    Georgetown tops Utah State to remain unbeaten

    Georgetown's latest nonconference test gave coach John Thompson III a chance to prove a point. It turns out his team doesn't need to make a bunch of 3-pointers to win a game.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Georgetown's Jerrelle Benimon, at right, falls over N.C. State's DeShawn Painter during first-half NCAA college championship game action during the ESPN Charleston Classic basketball tournament at the Carolina First Arena in Charleston, S.C., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010.

    Georgetown tops NC State to take Charleston Classic

    Hollis Thompson scored 18 points, Chris Wright added 17 and No. 20 Georgetown used a 15-0 second half run to power past North Carolina State 82-67 and win the Charleston Classic on Sunday night.


  • Hoyas haunted by loss

    When Georgetown's name flashed on the screen as the No. 2 seed in the Midwest bracket of the NCAA tournament, the large contingent of students gathered in O'Donovan Dining Hall to watch the selection show erupted. Sitting clustered in the center of the cafeteria, the Georgetown players did not.


  • Hoyas' defense blankets Bearcats

    Posting its first tip-to-whistle domination of the month, No. 12 Georgetown turned in a 73-53 smothering of Cincinnati yesterday at Verizon Center to reclaim command of the Big East regular-season race.


  • Georgetown holds on for overtime victory

    Fortunately for No. 9 Georgetown, basketball isn't scored according to aesthetics.


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