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The Morning After: Villanova

What the media is saying after Georgetown - Villanova.

Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports


Hoyas fall to No. 9 Nova, fifth straight loss | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Key stat: Villanova made 22 of 28 while the Georgetown finished 8 of 9. That marks seven straight games - all without academically ineligible center Joshua Smith - where the Hoyas took fewer free throws than their opponent.

No. 9 Villanova earns 'old-school Big East' win | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Lots of turnovers. Lots of fouls. For Villanova coach Jay Wright, it was also lots of fun -- although it's safe to say he felt that way only because his team won.

Starks Scores 20, Georgetown Falls Short Against No. 4 Villanova, 65-60 - Georgetown University Official Athletic Site
"We are going to get out of this hole," coach Thompson III said about his team's outlook despite the recent skid. "Each game we are trying different things. Some things work and some things don't. There is a lot of season left - we are at the halfway point of conference play."

G L I D E H O Y A S: My thoughts on the Hoyas hard fought 65-60 loss versus #9 ranked Villanova
The Hoyas came to play tonight, they fought and they scrapped. But in the end it was all about decision making down by three points 1:28 on the clock.

Georgetown men’s basketball is edged by Villanova for fifth straight defeat - The Washington Post
Georgetown drops its fifth straight game to match the most consecutive losses in 10 years under Coach John Thompson III.

Villanova at Georgetown recap: Hoyas stick like glue and the 'Cats escape with narrow victory in DC - VU Hoops
Villanova handed the Hoyas their fifth-straight loss on Monday night, in another too-close-for-comfort game on the road.

Georgetown’s problems pile up as Villanova finds late-game solutions | One And One -
This whole basketball season thing is not going very well for Georgetown. On Monday, for example, the Hoyas received at least a glimmer of good tidings with the return of Jabril Trawick, a former starter sidelined by a broken jaw.