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John Thompson III

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Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And More

It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.

07/08/2013

Jim Boeheim (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Syracuse, Georgetown Set For Heavyweight Clash In Big East Tournament Semifinal

Syracuse and Georgetown, one more heavyweight clash in Madison Square Garden. Two original Big East titans toe-to-toe on the New York stage. Jim Boeheim. John Thompson III. One … last … time.

03/15/2013

2012 Big East tournament (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know It

The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.

03/12/2013

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Syracuse Orange Rocked By Georgetown 61-39

The Hoyas’ stifling defense held the Orange to 39 points in Syracuse’s Saturday defeat.

03/09/2013

Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

The Orange? We think that they’re the best team in the country. Yes, better than Indiana and better than Duke. Crazy? Not if you watch sophomore point guard Michael Carter-Williams. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.

11/30/2012

Jon Rothstein with John Thompson III (credit: Jon Rothstein)

Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Georgetown

For a long time Georgetown has been known for their lineage of great big men but John Thompson III is now making the Hoyas synonymous with a new brand — length.

10/23/2012

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Rothstein Files: Porter Set To Lead Lanky Hoyas

A year ago as a freshman, Georgetown’s star forward was viewed as talented but unproven. Twelve months later, it’s not out of the realm of possibility that Porter is the Big East’s Preseason Player of the Year — he’s that good.

08/15/2012

Moe Harkless

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Moe Harkless was destined to be one of the better first year performers in the Big East and after watching him through 17 games it’s clear that he’s not just one of the elite players in his class — he’s one of the elite players in the entire conference.

01/16/2012

Jim Calhoun, Kemba Walker (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Walker, No. 13 UConn Run Over No. 9 Georgetown

Kemba Walker rattled off some insane highlight-reel plays in No. 13 Connecticut’s 78-70 victory over No. 9 Georgetown on Wednesday night.

WFAN–02/17/2011

St. John's guard Malik Boothe (3) looks on as Georgetown forward Hollis Thompson (1) scores during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in Washington. Georgetown won 77-52.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Georgetown Wins Payback Game Vs. St. John’s, 77-52

St. John’s coach Steve Lavin sensed a “payback kind of mentality” from Georgetown’s top players, who were seeking to avenge one of their toughest defeats of the season. He knew what he was talking about.

WFAN–01/27/2011

Georgetown's Chris Wright, left, loses the ball as he is fouled by Seton Hall's Keon Lawrence during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2011 in Newark, N.J. Georgetown won 80-75. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Georgetown Gets NJ Sweep With Win Over Seton Hall

John Thompson III is in his 11th season as a head coach. On Tuesday night, he went with a particular strategy for the first time and only because of a promise from one of his players.

WFAN–01/19/2011