January 15, 2009

Hoyas Blitz Cuse!

January 15, 2009 - John Thompson III had this to say about his team's offensive prowess while defeating Syracuse 88-74 last night at Verizon Center: "I think the stars were just aligned properly tonight. We made some shots, we shared the ball, it went in".

That's coachspeak to describe shooting 59.3% from the field and making 57.1% of three point shots, during a win that saw Thompson's team reach 88 points in Big East Conference play for the first time in his tenure. Additionally the victory marked Georgetown scoring 80 points in back-to-back league contests (including Saturday's 82-75 win over Providence), something that hasn't occurred since the 2002-2003 season.

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