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Hoyas All Heart in BIG EAST Debut Loss to Xavier, 102-89

Your Georgetown Hoyas suffered a massive loss off-the-court today as news broke of Coach Louis Orr’s untimely passing. The team nevertheless had a game to play against the Sean Miller-led Xavier Musketeers. Despite a gutty effort, the Hoyas dropped their Big East opener 102-89 and extended their Big East losing streak to 21 games.

Xavier blitzed the Hoyas early with Zach Freemantle setting up shop in the paint, and Souley Boum and Jack Nunge scoring outside. The Hoyas had few answers to Xavier’s physical man-to-man defense, with Qudus Wahab noticeably struggling to finish at the rim.