Georgetown Hoyas

GU soccer to host 'Dumb and Dumber' game Wednesday

screen_shot_2015-10-28_at_12.07.33_am.png

GU soccer to host 'Dumb and Dumber' game Wednesday

After celebrating "Dad Bod Day" just last month, Georgetown men's soccer is set to host another wacky promotion on Wednesday, when the Hoyas take on the Pirates of Seton Hall at 3 p.m.

Yes, we're telling you there's a chance: Shaw Field will be the site of a "Dumb and Dumber" tribute, and it sounds like more fun than stumbling upon a briefcase full of money. 

Take a look at what's set to go down during the game:

The moped parking, the lineups being announced in an Australian (not Austrian, of course) accent and the salt shaker throwing contest are all absolutely perfect ways to pay respect to a classic comedy. Mock! Yeah!

Feel free to show up to the stadium in your brightly colored suits, too, and getting a bowl cut before arriving is encouraged as well. One thing not to bring, though: headless birds. That was sad enough in the movie, and no one should have to go through that experience again. Ever.

MORE NCAA: SUNS PICK UP FORMER TERP LEN'S OPTION

Derrickson's late 3 gives Hoyas win over Seton Hall

usatsi_10600341.jpg
USA Today Sports Images

Derrickson's late 3 gives Hoyas win over Seton Hall

Marcus Derrickson scored 22 points, grabbed a career-best 18 rebounds and hit the game-winning 3-pointer on Saturday as Georgetown beat Seton Hall 83-80.

Derrickson got an open look on a deep 3 near the end of the shot clock and buried it with 4.2 seconds left:

 He was also fouled on the close out by Khadeen Carrington but missed the foul shot. Myles Powell, who finished with 25 points for the Pirates, missed a 3-point attempt as time ran out.

Jamorko Pickett added 18 points and Jessie Govan scored 11 for the Hoyas (14-10, 4-9 Big East), who had a 17-point lead from early in the second half erased by the six-minute mark.

Angel Delgado's layup with 5:36 to play capped a 10-0 run and gave Seton Hall (17-8, 6-6) its first lead of the game at 69-67.

Desi Rodriguez added 24 points and Delgado scored 12 for the Pirates.

Villanova crushes Georgetown for worst Hoyas loss in 40 years

usatsi_10549329.jpg

Villanova crushes Georgetown for worst Hoyas loss in 40 years

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top-ranked Villanova led by as many as 44 points -- 44! -- and gave Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing a rude welcome back to the schools' rivalry, handing the Hoyas their worst loss in more than 40 years, 88-56 on Wednesday night.

Jalen Brunson led the way with 18 points and seven assists for Villanova (17-1, 5-1 Big East), which finished 17 for 33 on 3s, while Georgetown went 4 for 15.

Mikal Bridges scored 17 for the Wildcats, winners of seven consecutive games against the Hoyas, Villanova's longest streak in a series that dates to 1922.

The last time Ewing faced Villanova in any capacity was in the last game of his college playing career at Georgetown, a surprising 66-64 victory for the underdog Wildcats in the 1985 NCAA championship game. It was quite clear, quite quickly, on Wednesday that there would be no such tight outcome --nor any chance of an upset by Georgetown (12-6, 2-5).

This is Ewing's first season as a head coach at any level, and he opted to go with an easy-as-can-be non-conference schedule to try to build his players' confidence. Now that league play is underway, especially against a foe like Villanova, the gap between the Hoyas and the best teams is obvious.

It was 42-20 at halftime, and Georgetown to that point had more turnovers (nine) than made baskets, shooting 8 for 26, including 0 for 8 on 3s.

Villanova just kept pushing the margin after the break, going up by 30, then 40, and then reaching the apex at 88-44 on a layup by Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree with about 3 minutes remaining. Less than a minute later, Villanova coach Jay Wright finally sent on the subs and pulled any remaining starters.