Next Tuesday's basketball game between Georgetown and Xavier has been postponed because of a coronavirus-related issue in the Hoyas' program.
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- Tuesday's Georgetown-Xavier game postponed
- Hoyas land Mohammed, first 5-star since 2014
- Georgetown to start season without spectators
- Ryan Mutombo, son of HOFer, commits to Hoyas
— Buddy Boeheim scored 21 points and Syracuse held off rival Georgetown for a 74-69 victory on Saturday night.
ESPN.com's college basketball experts make predictions for Texas-West Virginia and other top games of the weekend.
— Chuck Harris posted 18 points as Butler got past Georgetown 63-55 on Wednesday night.
— Jamal Cain had a career-high 23 points as Marquette edged past Georgetown 64-60 on Saturday night.
— Myles Cale scored a career-best 30 points on 10-of-16 shooting, Jared Rhoden had his third double-double of the season and Seton Hall never trailed in its 78-67 win over Georgetown on Wednesday night.
Shae & Jordan continue their discussion on what QB would fit in New England next year...and Jordan's hot takes astound his wife. John Thompson III joins to talk about his late father's book and why he was so proud of college & pro athletes earlier this year. Malika Andrews joins to look ahead to the start of the NBA season and tell us what expectations are like in Brooklyn.
Five-star guard Aminu Mohammed announced his commitment to Georgetown, giving the Hoyas men's basketball team its first five-star recruit since 2014.
— Greg Williams Jr. scored a career-high 26 points as St. John’s beat Georgetown 94-83 on Sunday night, ending a three-game skid.
ESPN talked to The Undefeated senior writer and "I Came As A Shadow" co-author Jesse Washington about the John Thompson autobiography, released this week.
Chiney and Golic Jr. talk about if NBA teams should be hesitant to trade for James Harden before talking with Jesse Washington of The Undefeated about his book on the life of legendary head coach John Thompson. They also talk to Stanford Women's Head Coach Tara VanDerveer on becoming the leader for most wins in Division 1 women's basketball with 1,099 and more.
— Collin Gillespie and Caleb Daniels each hit five 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead No. 9 Villanova past Georgetown 76-63 on Friday night in the Big East opener for both teams.
— Jahvon Blair had 22 points as Georgetown romped past Coppin State 80-48 on Tuesday night.
— Miles McBride scored 17 points, Derek Culver had 14 and No. 11 West Virginia finished fast to beat Georgetown 80-71 Sunday in the first meeting between the former Big East rivals since 2014.
— Cam Davis hit 5 of 7 3-pointers and scored 28 points, tying his career high, and Navy defeated Georgetown 78-71 on Tuesday night.
— Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing draped a white towel over his right shoulder in memory of the late John Thompson during the Hoyas’ season-opening 70-62 win against Maryland-Baltimore County on Wednesday.
Georgetown announced Friday that it will start the season playing home games on campus without fans in attendance.
Courtside: Tom Izzo talks about his coronavirus diagnosis, and the guys preview the Big East and the Big 12 with the help of Kevin Willard and Bob Huggins
Greenberg and Dakich tip off an absolutely loaded show with Tom Izzo, talking about his COVID-19 diagnosis and giving an update on his team as the season approaches. Then, the guys preview the Big East (17:34) and talk to Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard (32:23). Later, they preview the Big 12 (52:50) and are joined by West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins (1:10:23).
As the countdown to the 2020-21 college basketball season continues, ESPN's conference predictions series continues with the Big East.