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Georgetown - West Virginia

Georgetown - West Virginia

Georgetown – West Virginia Matchups

When Georgetown takes on West Virginia, regardless of the location or sport, you're bound to see plenty of fans from both universities, as this is a great rivalry that routinely brings together some of the very best collegiate athletes you'll find anywhere. Of course, it really gets serious on the gridiron, when the Hoyas lineup against the Mountaineers and bring two powerhouse programs against one another. Come out and see all of the bone-jarring hits, spectacular catches and nail-biting moments and you'll be hooked, recognizing that this is one of the very best rivalries you're likely to see no matter how hard you try.

But it's not only about college football, however, as these are two teams that know a thing or two about battling on the hardwood. The Hoyas in particular have had a very rich history, though the Mountaineers have had their fair share of great players and teams as well. Both men's and women's hoops tend to be a very big deal around campus, and you just can't go wrong with heading out to any of the highly anticipated Hoyas-Mountaineers matchups. Once you're there watching the game the way it was meant to be seen, you'll definitely be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else.

Georgetown – West Virginia Team Info

At Georgetown University, the Georgetown Hoyas football program is one of the oldest in thePatriot League, giving fans plenty of thrills over the years. Throughout the history of the Georgetown Hoyas football program, many players have gone on from the Hoyas to play in the professional ranks, and you never know when you're going to see an amazing win that will have everyone buzzing around campus. On the hardwood, the Hoyas has also had more than a few superstars, with guys like Patrick Ewing, Allen Iverson and Roy Hibbert (and many more) have dominated on the hardwood for the Hoyas before heading onto the NBA. On the women's side, Sugar Rodgers, Rebekkah Brunson and Katie Smrcka-Duffy have all become superstars for the Hoyas before heading to the WNBA.

If you look at the West Virginia history, however, it's also loaded with title bouts and great players, as the Mountaineers have a very prominent athletic program that always seems to find unbelievable talent. On the football field, guys like Steve Slaton, Major Harris and Dan Mozes are just a few of the great players who have dominated for the Mountaineers, and hoops stars have also been plentiful for both men and women. Of course, it doesn't get any better than having Jerry West as an alumnus, as West holds most of the scoring records for the Mountaineers and even went to be, literally, the model of the NBA as the league logo. Great women players like Georgeann Wells and Cathy Parson both had amazing careers for West Virginia.

Georgetown – West Virginia Experience

College football has plenty of great games on the schedule each and every season, from plenty of top-tier regular season matchups and bowl games to historic rivalries that you'll have to see first-hand to believe. These are some of the best athletes in the entire world, though that's something that you need to see for yourself to truly appreciate. Will you be there when your favorite player hauls in the clutch, game-winning catch that is headed straight for the highlight reels? There's nothing like being in the stands when the game is on the line, so ditch the couch, brush off the potato chips and get ready to see a game you won't soon forget. But college hoops and other major sports featuring these two programs can also be just as exciting. Come out and see a rivalry matchup, regardless of the event, and you'll see what can happen when two passionate fan bases meet in the stands, and you can count on the talent level below to be just as unbelievable.

Georgetown – West Virginia History

While the Big East is well known for football, many schools also have great basketball teams including Georgetown and West Virginia. Annually the schools are battling it out for hoops supremacy in the Big East and these matchups are often unforgettable. West Virginia is a famous university at this point that dates all the way back to 1867, with an athletic program that is nearly as old and respected. For Georgetown, the Hoyas have also become a major part of the university as well, and that's saying something considering the university dates all the way back to 1789.

Georgetown – West Virginia Trivia

Did you know that Hoyas alumnus Alonzo Mourning led the country in blocked shots as just as freshman?

Back in 1988-1989, Mourning showed that he was definitely not intimidated, giving him a reputation as one of the top shot-blockers in the history of college basketball and eventually going on to the NBA as the second overall pick in 1992.

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