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  • 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.


  • 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.


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