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What the media is saying about the Hoyas

Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

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Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson III insisted before this season that a slate of competitive lower-profile teams made this year the hardest nonconference schedule he’s ever seen. He wasn’t kidding.

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The win was Georgetown's 47th in a row in non-conference play at the Verizon Center, a streak that dates back to 2006.

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“I don’t think they played well enough to earn the right to come talk to you guys,” Thompson said when asked about the absence of players in the postgame interview.

Post Game Quotes - Georgetown University Official Athletic Site
On Nate Lubick's play... We did a better job of getting (Nate Lubick) the ball. We have to get him the ball down there, because he scores at an efficient rate down there...I thought he did a good job of getting key rebounds when we needed them. On the gap between the next game... When putting the schedule together I intentionally take this week off because of school. Perfect world, can you keep playing? Yeah, but they have a lot of work to do. You can still work, you can still improve.

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Junior forward Mikael Hopkins, who struggled much of last season, had a strong outing, continuing a resurgent season in his role off the bench. Hopkins scored 9 points and pulled down 8 rebounds, providing the Hoyas a much needed spark especially towards the end of the first half. “He has done that for several games now, he comes in and gives us a boost,” said Thompson. “He’s been doing a good job at rebounding, and he’s been allergic to rebounds up until now, up until this year, but he’s pursing the ball he’s getting rebounds out of his area, he’s getting ones in his area, so I think he’s been giving us a pretty big lift off the bench in gener