Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Georgetown Hoyas

Head Coach: Patrick Ewing, John Thompson III

Team Mascot: Jack the Bulldog

Year Opened: 1997

Capacity: 20356

City / State: Washington / District of Columbia

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Georgetown vs Villanova

Rival Team: Villanova Wildcats

The Hoyas and Wildcats have a fierce rivalry that was fostered in the original Big East and continues today. The biggest matchup in the history of the Georgetown-Villanova rivalry occurred in 1985 NCAA Championship game when the Wildcats upset the high-powered Hoyas 66-64. Don’t miss it when the Wildcats come to town as you’ll be in for a treat whenever Georgetown and Villanova square off.

Georgetown vs St. John’s

Rival Team: St John's Red Storm

Both Georgetown and St. John’s are part of the “Catholic 7” and have had a longstanding rivalry since the 1980s when both schools were among the best in the country. The two teams have met many times in the Big East and NCAA Tournaments, although there are always plenty of bragging rights on the line when these two meet. If you’re looking to attend an intense matchup, then get tickets to a Georgetown-St. John’s game.

Georgetown vs UConn

Rival Team: Connecticut Huskies

The rivalry between the Hoyas and the Huskies dates back to 1958. However, things didn’t really heat up until the two schools became members of the Big East in 1979. The rivalry was always one of the best in the Big East, and even with UConn’s departure in 2013, the matchups between these two are still intense. Make sure to get tickets when UConn is in town as there is lots of bad blood between these two rivals.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Georgetown Hoyas

Head Coach: Patrick Ewing, John Thompson III

Team Mascot: Jack the Bulldog

Year Opened: 1997

Capacity: 20356

City / State: Washington / District of Columbia

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