The Georgetown Hoyas continue to do what they do best while nobody seems to notice, win a lot of games. After toppling the Marquette Golden Eagles last evening, the Hoyas control their own destiny with only seven games left to play. Considering they are a half game out of the Big East leading Syracuse Orange, it is a good thing that Georgetown still has to play them twice.
Georgetown is currently riding a six game win streak and hopes their winning ways continue in three days as they face off against the Cincinnati Bearcats(Who happens to be on a two game losing streak at the moment).
The Hoyas never seem to get any national exposure, mostly due to their not so exciting brand of
Princeton offense. However, I doubt head coach John Thompson III has any issues with his team going under the national radar. Although I doubt any of their Big East brethren are overlooking anything Georgetown related.
It doesn’t hurt the Hoyas chances at winning the Big East regular season by having a sophomore like Otto Porter Jr. who has evolved into one of the best players in the conference, if not the entire nation.
With the final stretch of the regular season now before them, it is now Georgetown’s time to try to win the last meaningful Big East regular season title. How fitting it would be that a departing member of the conference would be the one to take home the title. Only thing more fitting would be if a remaining member was on pace to go an impressive 1-17 in Big East play(South Florida Bulls!).
The Big East, where good teams leave for greener pastures and where bad teams stay to devour the remaining cash left in the brand.
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