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  • Florida Gulf Coast contains Georgetown star Otto Porter Jr.

    By Stephen Whyno - The Washington Times

    Otto Porter knew from a season's worth of experience that Florida Gulf Coast would make stopping him a priority. But this time, in the bright spotlight of the NCAA tournament, Porter wasn't able to overcome that increased pressure. Published March 23, 2013

  • NCAA tournament 2013: Florida Gulf Coast upsets Georgetown

    By Stephen Whyno - The Washington Times

    Georgetown players said they weren't taking No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast lightly. Armed with the memories of last year's upset loss to N.C. State early in the NCAA tournament and a 2010 loss to Ohio, the second-seeded Hoyas figured this time it would have to be different. It wasn't. Published March 22, 2013

  • Otto Porter Jr.'s value is hard to measure for Georgetown

    By Stephen Whyno - The Washington Times

    Before his Georgetown Hoyas left for their trip to China in the summer of 2011, coach John Thompson III began to see what he had in Otto Porter Jr. Published March 21, 2013

  • Hoyas looking to avoid that upset feeling

    By Stephen Whyno - The Washington Times

    The Hoyas seem to be in a better situation than a year ago. Friday they'll open the NCAA tournament at Wells Fargo Center as a No. 2 seed against No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast with memories of last year's upset fresh in their minds. Published March 21, 2013

  • John Thompson III expects Hoyas to make deep NCAA run

    By Joseph White - Associated Press

    The coach who almost always measures his words carefully and avoids big-picture statements whenever possible has, in his own way, let it be known that he's expecting more than the usual when his Hoyas, seeded No. 2 in the East, begin the NCAAs with a round of 64 game against Florida Gulf Coast on Friday in Philadelphia. Published March 19, 2013

  • FENNO: Hoyas already have exceeded expectations, but they want more

    By Nathan Fenno - The Washington Times

    Georgetown lost out on big-time recruit Nerlens Noel. Its leading scorer, Jason Clark, graduated. Another gifted contributor, Hollis Thompson, departed a year early to pursue professional basketball. And somehow Georgetown improved. Published March 17, 2013

  • Georgetown is No. 2 seed in NCAA South Region; VCU No. 5 seed

    By The Washington Times

    The Hoyas will face 15th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast University in their NCAA tournament opener. Published March 17, 2013

  • Syracuse gets revenge in OT, knocks Georgetown out in Big East semis

    By Mike Fitzpatrick - Associated Press

    The Orange held top-seeded Georgetown (25-6) to 22 percent shooting from 3-point range with their trademark 2-3 zone and got a big game from their bench to avenge two previous losses to the Hoyas this season. Published March 15, 2013

  • Otto Porter Jr. unanimous Big East player of year; Hoyas' Thompson top coach

    By Associated Press

    In conference games only, Porter was second in the league in scoring (18.1), fifth in rebounding (7.3), tied for third in steals (1.8) and second in 3-point shooting (44.1 percent). Published March 12, 2013

  • Georgetown, Syracuse meet one last time as Big East rivals

    By Howard Fendrich - Associated Press

    This will be the 89th meeting between the schools (Syracuse leads 48-40), and John Thompson III said it won't be the last. But occasional non-conference matchups probably won't hold the same sway. Published March 8, 2013

  • Giant-killers Villanova take down No. 5 Georgetown

    By Dan Gelston - Associated Press

    The Wildcats also beat then-No. 5 Louisville and then-No. 3 Syracuse and have put themselves in solid shape for at least an NCAA tournament at-large bid. Published March 6, 2013

  • FENNO: Georgetown star Otto Porter Jr. won't go unnoticed much longer

    By Nathan Fenno - The Washington Times

    Porter thrust himself into conversation for national player of the year honors, along with Michigan's Trey Burke and Indiana's Victor Oladipo, after depositing 33 points, eight rebounds and five steals against Syracuse last week. Published February 27, 2013

  • Hoyas escape UConn with double-overtime win

    By Jim O'Connell - Associated Press

    Otto Porter Jr.'s layup with 9.5 seconds remaining in the second overtime gave No. 7 Georgetown a 79-78 victory over Connecticut on Wednesday night, the Hoyas' 10th straight win and first-ever at Gampel Pavilion. Published February 27, 2013

  • Otto Porter raises Georgetown's status, and his own

    By Joseph White - Associated Press

    Porter's breakout performance — 33 points, eight rebounds, five steals while playing all 40 minutes — in Georgetown's final Big East game at the Carrier Dome left no doubt that both the sophomore forward and his team belong near the top. Published February 26, 2013

  • Otto Porter's career high gives Hoyas win at Syracuse

    By John Kekis - Associated Press

    Porter's incredible play stopped the Orange's 38-game winning streak in the Carrier Dome, the longest in Division I, and it came in front of a disappointed record crowd of 35,012, the largest ever to see a college basketball on campus. It was the fewest points scored by Syracuse in the Carrier Dome. Published February 23, 2013

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