The basketball gods have a cruel sense of humor. They gave Georgetown countless ways to guarantee a NCAA Tournament berth during the regular season and the Hoyas failed to take advantage of the generosity. In a final attempt to give Hoyas fans something to cheer for, the gods have given Georgetown quite possibly the easiest draw into the semifinals of the Big East Tournament. St. John's --> Marquette --> Villanova.
St. John's - the team Georgetown should have beaten and should be looking for redemption against.
Marquette - the team that has lost four straight since a season-ending injury to its star guard.
Villanova - the only team with a winning record that Georgetown has defeated in the past two months.
Three straight wins could potentially put Georgetown on the bubble again, but don't get your hopes up. Here's looking forward to more heart-break.