The Morning After: Georgetown and Florida Washed Out

Slip n' Slide - Chris Trotman

What the 'professionals' are saying about the Hoyas

Georgetown-Florida basketball game on battleship called after one half - The Washington Post
"This is heartbreaking — especially because we were ready to come out in the second half and give an extremely better effort," Georgetown junior Markel Starks said. "But obviously there’s nothing we can do about this."

Season Opener Aboard USS Bataan Cancelled After First Half - The Hoya
"They had us playing side to side too much instead of north to south," Thompson said. "If I had to say the biggest concern or biggest thing I thought we needed to address was just not getting the ball inside enough."

Vox Populi " Postgame Roundup: When condensation strikes
For Porter Jr. and company, it is a disappointing result, especially because they were ready to come out and amend their first half blemishes. "We were going to adjust to some things a little and come out with more energy," the sophomore said. "Try to keep the same gameplan we had in the first half – seemed to work a little bit. They were missing shots. We just wanted to contain them."

Condensation strikes again, Navy-Marine Corps Classic between Georgetown and Florida called at halftime | CollegeBasketballTalk
The Hoyas shot just 3-of-14 from three-point range in the half, likely affected by a combination of outdoor conditions and effective Gator defense. Otto Porter and Nate Lubick each had seven points.

Condensation cancels Navy-Marine Corps Classic between Florida and Georgetown at halftime |
Florida led 27-23 at halftime in a season opener that will not count in the record books. The game will not be made up, and the stats will not count.

NCAA College Basketball Recap - Georgetown Hoyas at Florida Gators - Nov 09, 2012 -
The cancellations aboard the ships cast doubt on whether these outdoor games will continue in the future. The Yorktown, however, did host a women's game late Friday afternoon, with No. 7 Notre Dame beating No. 19 Ohio State 57-51 without any problems on the court

Florida-Georgetown basketball game called due to condensation on court - Tampa Bay Times
"I would like to say thank you to all the sailors for all you do for us, allowing us the freedom to play this game," Thompson said. "It's been an unbelievable experience, and the fact the game is ending doesn't take away from that."

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