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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
— _• DI Lk V n ¦ bG I SPORTS EDITOR The Sophomore Jinx , whether it be a myth or a real and effective force , has been recognized in sports circles for quite some time now . We usually associate the so-called jinx with the major professional sports , however , in recent years it has assumed a more universal role . Actually it can be proved that the Jinx , if it does exist , is based more upon real circumstances rather than on any preternatural force . Many second-year men are unaffected by overconfidence and show extraordinary improvement . Practically all agree that it is a valued asset for a team to have played together for at least one full season . Of course , any team will become stronger as the season wears on yet lack of experience as a unit may take its toll in early season contests . In pre-season evaluations , coach Tommy Nolan , along : with . several other observers , was quite concerned _J&amp;ttSB _^ _b _* . ¦ _• _ ¦ - whether or not his sophomore cagers would ...
Leopards , Middies To Storm Hilltop Hoyas Split New York Road Trip [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Leopards , Middies To Storm Hilltop Hoyas Split New York Road Trip Top Rams , 82-72 Bow To NY AC by Steve McDonald Over the weekend the Georgetown basketball team traveled to New York where they split two games , beating Fordham by a score of 82-72 on Saturday , and losing to the New York _AthlehV Club , 10690 on Sunday . The Athletic Club game does not count in the season s record , so the team returned to the Hilltop with a 9 won , 8 lost record . Before the Father-Son Day crowd of about 3 , 000 at Fordhams Rose Hill Gymnasium , the Hoyas dominated the game as they out-ran , out-shot , out-rebounded , and outhustled the Rams to gain the 82-72 victory . The Rams were inspired , but could not cope with Georgetown , who employed a devastating fast break with strong control of the backboards . Nolan Favors Height Tommy Nolan started his tall team of Wolfington , Tagliabue , C a r r i n o , Coleman and Matan . Wolfington , apparently , started before the Hoyas leading scorer Puddy Shee...
Stags Topped In Road Tilt [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Stags Topped In Road Tilt In a game marred by excessive fouling and generally sloppy play , Georgetown s Hoyas trampled Fairfield , 9174 , after standing even with the Stags at intermission . Right from the opening minute of play it was apparent that the heavily favored Hoyas were having a tough time finding the range . Fairfield jumped out in front early in the first quarter but Georgetown sparked by the lightning fast driving of Tommy Matan , closed the gap with six minutes gone . From there on through the first half the contest took on a see-saw format as the stanza ended with the score knotted at 48 all . Fairfield kept right with the Hoyas in the opening minutes of the second half with Joel Cherrytree and Artie Crawford leading the attack . Jim Carrino came off the bench and quickly dropped in three straight jump shots to open a five point lead . Hoyas Ice Contest The fourth quarter saw the Hoyas run the bewildered Stags off the court with a combination of fast breaking layups ...
Hoyas Down _Muhlenherq _, 93-72 [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Hoyas Down _Muhlenherq _, 93-72 by Mike Maker In a contest highlighted by a sparkling finish after a dis ¬ mal first half , the Hoya basketball team brought their season record to 8-8 with a win over Muhlenberg College , 93-72 . Georgetown took an early lead on three long jump shots , two by Tom Matan and one by Ed Hargaden . The visitors from Allentown , Pennsylvania received their early scoring punch from 6-4 Ron Druckenmiller , the games high scorer with 16 points . Hoyas Take Halftime Lead Through the middle part of this half , both teams went into a deep freeze , hitting with little consistency from the floor . However , sophs Vince Wolfington and Paul Tagliabue connected in the waning moments of the half to send the Hoyas out at intermission with a 5 point lead , 35-30 . Sheehan Excels As Playmaker In the opening minutes of the second half , the Hoyas everpresent Puddy Sheehan began what eventually turned out to be one of his best floor games of the season . The red-headed Iri...
Board men Falter In Boston Star Meets [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Board men Falter In Boston Star Meets by Joe Lee The three week period from January 16 to February 6 , 1960 , would in the eyes of most observers , be a good one to delete from the annals of Georgetown track history . Five meets were held during that span and , almost without exception , nothing seemed to go right . It all started at the Boston KofC games on the 16 th . The two mile relay team of Al Staebler _, George Verdisco _, Carlos Tan , and Bob Vinton finished a close , but a definite third to Yale and Villanova , in 7 : 44 . 8 , and Sandy Hoddinott , John Butler , Dick Camuso and Jim Kelly lost a heartbreaker in the mile relay to Seton Hall . Star Games The picture seemed to brighten a little the next week at the Evening Star Games . Here the two mile relay team , with Tom Cawley taking over from Verdisco , evened the score with Villanova , but still finished second to the visiting firemen from Western Michigan . A good effort by anchor Bob Vinton pulled the Hoyas close , but...
Muvas Hold Lead In IM Basketball [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Muvas Hold Lead In IM Basketball by Bob Pruner The Intramural basketball league got underway after a mid-semester break and saw the Prefects get themselves involved in a pair of close AAA battles with the Big Muvas and Legal Eagles . Tom Hogan and Jack Woods combined to score half their points in a 41-38 win over the Big Muvas . It was the Muvas first loss of the year . Two days later they took the Legal Eagles down to the wire before bowing 34-32 . The win put the Eagles a half game behind the Big Muvas . The Tavern Touts and the Nips remain in a first place tie in the AA league with the Viking AC dropping to third after a 44-23 loss to the Singapore Slings . Paced by Skip Gilmartin s 18 points the Touts turned back the stubborn Procrastinators 37-31 . The Nips had an easier time with the Blue Blade All Stars 43-28 . The Ookaboolapongas upset the Ales 26-23 but were then knocked off by the Wheezers 43-31 . Les Trieheurs and the Push Overs moved back into contention in the A league ...
Mermen Cop First Two ; Drop Third [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Mermen Cop First Two ; Drop Third Georgetown s swimming team opened its eight-meet schedule last week with an easy victory over Gallaudet , and then split a pair of weekend meets with William &amp; Mary , of Norfolk and Williamsburg . Gallaudet Bows The Hoya tankmen , swimming only one man in each event , eased by Gallaudet by a 55-36 margin as they ran off with eight first place awards , while tying for first in two others , and settling for a second in the diving . The following weekend , Captain Jim Fussell took his charges south for a pair of meets with William and Mary College . At Norfolk , the Hoyas edged by the hosts in a tight meet that wasnt settled until the final event . Pat Houston ( 440 freestyle ) , Dave Stephens ( 220 freestyle ) , Charlie Matthews ( 200 backstroke ) , and Randy Kennedy in the diving were the only Georgetown firsts of the day , but a reserve of seconds and thirds gave the Hoyas a one point lead going into the 400 freestyle relay . Stephens op...
Frosh Trip Montgomery , 76-53 [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Frosh Trip Montgomery , 76-53 by Norman Smith Georgetown s freshman basketball team won their second game in eleven outings by routing Montgomery Junior College 76-53 . The victory was the first for Coach Tommy OKeefe s yearlings since their opening contest . Hoyas Take Early Lead Montgomery started the scoring with a jump shot shortly after the game began , but goals by Owen McGuill , Don Watson and Ron Kunkle put the Hoyas into the lead which they never relinquished . The game moved slowly in the opening stages with both sides being hampered by poor shooting , sloppy ball handling and a few mental lapses . However after the frosh were leading 8-5 they caught fire and broke the game wide open with a fast rally which gave them an insurmountable lead . Kunkle opened the scoring burst with a long set shot , McGuill followed with a foul shot and Ed Lopata and McGuill then led the Hoyas in scoring 9 of their next 13 points . With a 24-7 lead the frosh relaxed and their opponents poured ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
GU vs . Muhlenberg ( Continued from Pagre 9 ) beautifully to teammates , even though he himself was in a position to score . Jim Carrino also was much in evidence during this half and had 13 points to tie Wolflngton for scoring honors . Muhlenberg countered several times early during this half as 6-7 Don Robbins and Druckenmiller evenly battled GU s Paul Tagliabue and Tom Coleman in the scrap for rebounds . Dan Slattery , the surprising sophomore , entered the game in the last quarter and , as he has done frequently this season , sparked the team considerably with three consecutive baskets . Second Half Thrills As far as the crowd was concerned , the climax of the game came with about two minutes remaining . At this point reserves Ray Ohlmuller and John Kraljic entered the contest and the cheering student body went into near bedlam as both boys scored . Box Score Georgetown vs . Muhlenberg Georgetown G F Pts . Slattery 3 17 Kraljic 2 15 Coleman 2 4 8 Wolfington 6 1 13 Ohlmuller 2 0 ...
Millrose Games : Relays Blanked In NY Debut [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Millrose Games : Relays Blanked In NY Debut The scene of the 53 rd annual Millrose Games in New York s Madison Square Garden was one of disappointment for Head Track Coach Hap Hardell and his relay squads . Out of three events entered , the Hoya boardmen managed to score in only one , as the freshmen , running from scratch , copped third place in the Two Mile Handicap . The frosh started from scratch with the New York Athletic Club and spotted the other 14 teams as much as 100 yards . John Hurson , Jim Tucker and Charley McGovern ran the first three legs but could only manage to move up one slot into 15 th position . Reilly Stars Then the freshman sensation , John Reilly , took the baton for his half-mile anchor leg , passed eleven of his competitors with a scintillating drive to gain third place behind Manhattan and the NYAC . The standing room only crowd of 15 , 000 hardly seemed to realize the ground that Reilly had actually made up but the feat certainly caused quite a stir on t...
BC Cagers Down Hoyas [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
BC Cagers Down Hoyas Before a sparse crowd in Boston College s basketball arena , _Georgetown dropped a 93-77 decision to the Eagles The game , rated as a tossup , saw the Hoyas fall behind early as they failed to capitalize on several opportunities . Carrino Nets 26 Georgetown s shooting was way off throughout the first half and by the time they found their range in the second stanza the contest was out of reach . The lone bright spot as far as the Hoyas were concerned was a brilliant 26 point effort by Jim Carrino . Little Puddy Sheehan was blanked for the first time in his varsity career . GU , fresh from a 91-74 victory over Fairfield , found little support from the home town crowd which couldnt have exceeded five hundred . The first few minutes found the Hoyas missing easy layups , taps and free throws . The defeat dragged their record below the . 500 mark at 7-8 . FOULED IN THE ACT . . . Hoyas Paul Taeliabue is hacked by an unidentified NYAC player . GU dropped road contest , ...
Jim Carrino Is Athlete Of Week [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Jim Carrino Is Athlete Of Week For the second consecutive week Georgetown s backcourt sharpshooter , Jim Carrino , has been elected WGTB s Athlete of the Week . Jim s fine 24 point performance against Fordham last weekend after turning in double figure totals at Fairfield , BC and Muhlenberg earned him top honors in the weekly poll . A minor leg injury kept Carrino out of the NYAC contest . As Jim s scoring output has increased considerably in the past few weeks , so have his defensive and floor games . Since the Boston College tilt in Boston when he practically dominated the offensive attack , Jim has been given a place on the starting five by coach Tommy Nolan .
Hoyas Split New York Road Trip [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
Hoyas Split New York Road Trip ( Continued evenly with the teams deadlocked at 17-17 . At this point Jim Carrino made good on a free throw and the Hoyas took a lead that they were never to relinquish . Georgetown left the court at halftime with a 41-34 lead . After intermission , the Hoyas gradually built up the score on the shooting of sophs Carrino and Tagliabue and the rebounding of Tom Matan . At one time the point gap was as much as 61-45 . Rams Close Gap Here Bill Larkin and Pat ODonnell sparked a Fordham rally and the Hoya lead was cut to one point , 64-63 . A twenty foot jump shot by Tom Coleman gave Georgetown a three point lead and the Blue and Gray pulled away till they led by ten at the final gun . High scorer for the game was Jim Carrino , who made 24 points on a variety of drives and long jump shots . Pat ODonnell , 5 10 Fordham captain , led the Rams with 21 counters . Fordham s phenomenal foul shooting kept them in the game as they made 26 out of 30 . NYAC Tilt After...
iipSee Russia ¦ min I 960 [Newspaper Article] — Hoya — 11 February 1960
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