TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo was 4 when his mother died of leukemia. He was 13 when his brother died. He's known of friends getting murdered, seen family members go to prison, dodged gang...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo scored a career-high 26 points with seven assists, his final one a kick-out to Azuolas Tubelis who converted a baseline jumper for a 75-74 victory over Washington...
Washington (5-19, 4-16) vs. Arizona (16-8, 10-8)
McKale Memorial Center, Tucson, Arizona; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington seeks revenge on Arizona after dropping the first...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo scored 19 points and Arizona shut down Washington State, pulling away for a 69-53 victory on Thursday night.
Washington State (14-10, 7-10) vs. Arizona (15-8, 9-8)
McKale Memorial Center, Tucson, Arizona; Thursday, 11 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington State seeks revenge on Arizona after...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a season that's coming to a quick close for Arizona, the Wildcats finally had reason to celebrate.
James Akinjo scored 20 points and Arizona was better on the boards,...
Southern California (6-2, 1-1) vs. Arizona (9-1, 3-1)
McKale Memorial Center, Tucson, Arizona; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Pac-12 foes meet as Southern California battles...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Freshman Bennedict Mathurin had his first career double-double, Terrell Brown Jr. hit a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and Arizona beat Washington State 86-82 in double...
Arizona (7-1, 1-1) vs. Washington (1-6, 0-3)
Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona looks to extend Washington's conference losing streak to five...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo dribbled the ball across half court, took a few steps and hit a running 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo scored 18 points, Jordan Brown added 15, and Arizona pulled out a 70-64 win win over Montana on Tuesday night.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo scored 15 points, Dalen Terry had a steal and the clinching free throws with five seconds left and Arizona edged Eastern Washington 70-67 on Saturday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona guard James Akinjo has been granted a waiver by the NCAA and will immediately be eligible after transferring from Georgetown.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four players left Georgetown with plans to transfer, and Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim thinks his old rival is better for it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was hard not to do a double-take when Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing answered a question Wednesday about whether his full roster will be available for the team's...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — With Georgetown missing two of its top five scorers, the Hoyas needed someone to step up and Mac McClung answered the call.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Shortly before the start of Georgetown’s first game since announcing two of its top five scorers are no longer members of the team, Hoyas coach Patrick Ewing issued a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Georgetown men’s basketball player who is now off the team was among three Hoyas who were the subject of complaints accusing them of burglary and harassment.
UNC Greensboro (5-2) vs. Georgetown (4-2)
Capital One Arena, Washington; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgetown squares off against UNC Greensboro in a non-conference matchup....
Texas (4-0) vs. Georgetown (3-1)
2k Empire Classic , Madison Square Garden, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas is preparing to face Georgetown in the 2k Empire Classic....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mac McClung had 25 points, Omer Yurtseven had a double-double, and Georgetown topped Georgia State 91-83 on Sunday night.
Georgia State (1-2) vs. Georgetown (2-1)
Capital One Arena, Washington; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia State and Georgetown look to bounce back from losses. Georgia State...
Penn State (2-0) vs. Georgetown (2-0)
Capital One Arena, Washington; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Penn State and Georgetown both look to put winning streaks together . Penn...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Omer Yurtseven and James Akinjo scored 20 points apiece and Georgetown closed the game with a 20-1 run to defeat Mount St. Mary's 81-68 on Wednesday night in the season-opener...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Aiken registered 18 points, including two free throws with 14 seconds left, as Harvard edged past Georgetown 71-68 in the NIT first round on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Myles Powell was working the crowd and working over Georgetown in a rousing first half at Madison Square Garden.
Powell scored 29 points in the first half to set a Big East...
NEW YORK (AP) — Marquette guard Markus Howard is the Big East player of the year after leading the conference in scoring and helping the Golden Eagles to a second-place finish in the regular...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette has to regroup quickly to salvage its once-promising season.
Freshman guards James Akinjo scored 25 points. Mac McClung added 23 and Georgetown beat No. 16...
Georgetown (18-12, 8-9) vs. No. 16 Marquette (23-7, 12-5)
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee; Saturday, 2:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 16 Marquette presents a tough challenge for Georgetown....
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus had 30 points as DePaul easily beat Georgetown 101-69 on Wednesday night.
Eli Cain had 24 points for DePaul (15-13, 7-10 Big East Conference). Paul Reed added 19...
Georgetown (18-11, 8-8) vs. DePaul (14-13, 6-10)
Wintrust Arena, Chicago; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgetown goes for the season sweep over DePaul after winning the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan grabbed 12 rebounds and scored 21 points, including all 11 of Georgetown's points in the second overtime, and the Hoyas beat Seton Hall 77-71 on Saturday...
Seton Hall (16-11, 7-8) vs. Georgetown (17-11, 7-8)
Capital One Arena, Washington; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seton Hall goes for the season sweep over Georgetown after...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan had 26 points as Georgetown topped DePaul 82-73 on Wednesday night.
Mac McClung had 15 points for Georgetown (17-11, 7-8 Big East Conference). James Akinjo...
DePaul (13-12, 5-9) vs. Georgetown (16-11, 6-8)
Capital One Arena, Washington; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: DePaul pays visit to Georgetown in a Big East matchup. Each program is...
Georgetown (16-10, 6-7) vs. Creighton (14-13, 5-9)
CHI Health Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska; Saturday, 2:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Creighton looks for its fourth straight win over...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Ewing's Georgetown Hoyas and Villanova added another bit of history to the teams' rivalry.
Ewing, whose collegiate career ended in a stunning loss to the Wildcats...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Freshman Josh LeBlanc had 17 points with 11 rebounds and Georgetown defeated Providence 76-67 on Wednesday night to sweep the season series.
Mac McClung had 13 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Hoyas (15-8, 5-5 Big East). James Akinjo had 10 points and eight assists, Jessie Govan had 13 points and Jamorko Pickett scored 12.
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Akinjo scored 10 of his 23 points during a rally with just under five minutes to play to spark Georgetown past Xavier 80-73 on Thursday night.
Akinjo hit a 3-pointer with 4:56 remaining to give the Hoyas a 67-66 lead as they closed on a 16-7 surge. Akinjo made two 3s and four free throws during the stretch. Trey Mourning added a 3-pointer, and Jamorko Pickett scored on a putback that made it 75-70 with 38 seconds to go before Akinjo sealed it at the line.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander hit six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, Mitch Ballock made four free throws in the last 30 seconds and Creighton ended a four-game losing streak with a 91-87 win over Georgetown on Monday night.
The Bluejays (11-8, 2-4 Big East Conference) outscored the Hoyas (12-7, 2-4) 8-2 after James Akinjo 3's gave Georgetown an 85-83 lead with 2:09 to play.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan scored a career-high 33 points with 14 rebounds and Georgetown got two clutch 3-pointers before beating Providence 96-90 in double overtime Saturday.
He had two free throws early in the second overtime to put Georgetown ahead and added three in the final minute to help seal the game.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shamorie Ponds made six 3-pointers and had 37 points and five assists as St. John's beat Georgetown 97-94 in overtime on Saturday to snap a 13-game losing streak against the Hoyas in the nation's capital.
The Johnnies had lost 13 straight games at Georgetown with its last win on January 18, 2003.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Greg Malinowski was a career-best 6 of 7 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 26 points as Georgetown opened Big East Conference play with an 84-76 win at Butler on Wednesday night.
The senior guard hit 10 of 12 shots from the field, grabbed six rebounds and dished four assists. Georgetown starter Trey Mourning missed his third straight game due to concussion protocol.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Mac McClung scored eight of his career-high 38 points in overtime, freshman James Akinjo added a career-high 25 and Georgetown pulled away for a 102-94 victory on Saturday.
The game, notable for opposing coaches Darrell Walker, the first-year coach at Little Rock, and Patrick Ewing, teammates for one season with the New York Knicks, turned into a shootout.
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Akinjo made three 3-pointers and scored 17 points, Josh LeBlanc posted a double-double and Georgetown pulled away late from Appalachian State for an 83-73 victory on Tuesday night.
The Hoyas (8-3) led 72-69 with 1:41 remaining when LeBlanc dunked off a pass from Akinjo, Greg Malinowski put in two free throws and Jessie Govan finished the 7-0 run with a 3-pointer for a 10-point lead — their largest of the game — with under a minute left.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman James Akinjo scored 19 points, Jessie Govan had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Georgetown beat Liberty 88-78 on Monday night
Georgetown made 53 percent of its shots, including 11 of 18 from 3-point range, against a Liberty team ranked sixth nationally in scoring defense at 56.1 points per game.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan had a season-high 29 points, on 11-of-15 shooting, and nine rebounds to help Georgetown beat Richmond 90-82 on Wednesday night.
The Hoyas led 40-35 at halftime behind Govan's 19 points and six rebounds in 17 minutes. Georgetown made 8 of 10 shots midway through the second half to extend its lead to 73-62.
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Akinjo made four straight free throws in the last 12 seconds to cool off a suddenly red-hot Campbell team and preserve Georgetown's 93-85 win on Saturday.