March 5, 2011

Big game with Bearcats on tap for Hoyas

March 5, 2010 - Georgetown has not been trending upward since the last time the Hoyas faced Cincinnati, a February 23rd tilt. In that contest John Thompson III's team not only were defeated 58-46 but lost the services of senior point guard Chris Wright, a blow to not only the team's stats - he was second in scoring, first in assists at the time - but leadership as well. A subsequent 58-51 loss to Syracuse only reaffirmed G'Town's current tenuous position.

To make matters worse, via the two losses, the Hoyas (21-8 overall, 10-7 in league) who once were challenging for a double bye in the upcoming BIG EAST Championship - afforded to the top four teams in league play - are currently anywhere between sixth and eighth. Ironically the team is joined by today's foe, Cincinnati (23-7, 10-7), and West Virginia in that logjam. A loss to the Bearcats could actually force the Hoyas to play on day one of the event, an arduous task ended for any program desiring it to win it.

Check out this crucial game at 2p EST, on MASN or WTEM AM (980). As usual, real time, in game chat is on our Premium Court Message board.



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