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  • Georgetown center Bradley Hayes (42) pulls down a rebound over Creighton center Will Artino (31) during the first half of an NCAA basketball game on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Georgetown beats No. 13 Creighton 75-63

    Georgetown coach John Thompson III said his team was "floating" back in January, trying to reshape its identity when injuries and academic issues contributed to a five-game losing streak.


  • Georgetown head coach John Thompson III reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Washington. Georgetown won 74-52. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Georgetown struggles in 1st season of new Big East

    It seemed appropriate that John Thompson III was fiddling with a stopwatch as he stood in the lobby of Georgetown's on-campus gym, speaking about a Hoyas team that has ventured far off-script. Time is running out in a season in which "start," ''stop" and "reset" became more than just buttons to press during a practice drill.


  • Georgetown head coach John Thompson III reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Washington. Georgetown won 74-52. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Hoyas aren't exactly raising the profile of the new Big East just yet

    If the new Big East hasn't exactly caught college basketball by storm, Georgetown can be blamed for a failure to supply at least part of the thunder and lightning. Picked to finish second in the preseason coaches' poll, the Hoyas have been so inconsistent that, if the regular season ended today, they would be one of the four bottom-rung teams forced to play an extra game in the conference tournament.


  • Stopping 'Paint Touches' key to Hoyas stopping Marquette

    Georgetown's next chance at redemption and keeping its NCAA Tourney hopes alive comes Thursday night at Marquette.


  • Trawick starts, Hoyas start quickly in win

    With the season winding down, the Hoyas desperate for a win and trying to avoid another slow start, coach John Thompson III inserted Jabril Trawick into the starting lineup. Nice move, coach.


  • Focus required for Hoyas early test versus Xavier

    Georgetown looks to wipe away the bad taste of two straight losses with improved defense in Saturday's morning matchup against Xavier. Tips at 11 :30 a.m. from Verizon Center.


  • Hoyas know it's time to examine postseason résumé

    Two straight losses have hurt Georgetown's postseason outlook. We look at the damage and what fixer upper opportunities remain available with four games remaining.


  • Hoyas have handle on defending St. John's leading man

    Georgetown has won six straight over St. John's, including a rout earlier this season. Stifling the Red Storm's top scorer D'Angelo Harrison has been a major reason why.


  • No point in looking back for Hoyas, St. John's

    Plenty has changed for Georgetown and St. John's since the two met just after New Year's. Plenty is at stake in Sunday night's rematch at Madison Square Garden.


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