The Joy of Beating Syracuse

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The Joy of Beating Syracuse This self-titled Stubstory defines what Big East basketball used to mean. Back in the days when these college freshmen were in diapers, and the real rivalries where formed. But hey, any day our un-ranked team beats what I think was a top ten “Orange” is a story work remembering. For […]

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NCAA Final Four 1985 – Georgetown v. Villanova

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It was the best of times, till Nova shot 90 percent (we all know why!) and the best team in the country couldn’t beat a game Nova squad for the 3rd time in a season…… Me, I was comfortably housed in a Winnebago in a parking lot outside the “headquarters” of the GU hotel/party central. […]

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Hoya Saxa – 1982-1983 A Freshman’s View

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It’s freshman year of college, and of all the things I forgot – it seems I remembered to hold onto my season tickets to the Hoyas out at the Capital Center. As a stage setter let’s just say that the last play of the year before will never be spoken of in my home, and […]

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Georgetown 99 – Alabama State 76

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Freshman year continued to roll along. After a squeaker on the road against Mighty Kentucky – OK Western Kentucky – it was home against perennial powerhouse Alabama State. In this pre-internet era – the first thing that popped up on Google was some information on a solid Hoya power forward I remembered named – Billy […]

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Lose to American? We’re #5 – no WAY we lose!

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Coming off the loss in the biggest game of the year – “Ewing vs Sampson” (a ticket they must have sold separately cause I can’t find it and know I was there), we were ranked 5th – and they were American. So this was gonna be a walk in the park. Bang down a bunch […]

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Hoyas Saxa! – What Rocks!

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Coming off the win over Syracuse – going up against UConn – really before they began to establish themselves as the power they become was expected to be a solid game – but as usual being 18 and a Hoyas meant expecting a win. With a 74 – 53 finish it looks like this was […]

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Hoyas vs. Panthers 1983 – Now I KNOW a Panther

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The first thing I thought of when I saw this ticket was “Wow, the Pitt Panthers, I’ve got a friend and business associate who played ball for them, gotta tell him he’s about to be in a Stubstory.” So, Willie Kelly, power forward for the 74, 75, & 76 Panthers, this one’s for you – […]

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Redmen (or is it Storm) beat the Hoyas

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Georgetown v. St. John’s at Madison Square Garden – story is – Hoyas and probably still called the Redmen at this point -for Hoya fans and Alumni at this point trying to get back the magic of the early to Mid- 1980s and with Iverson at the point, shooting guard and pretty much everywhere else, […]

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