After nearly three years apart, longtime rivals Georgetown and Syracuse reunited Saturday at Verizon Center. The Hoyas and Orange played two halves of basketball, but the scene wasn't whole.
Isaac Copeland, Georgetown's second-leading scorer, officially committed to the men's basketball program on March 10, 2013. That specific date wasn't by accident.
The final score indicates decisive blowout: Georgetown 77 Bryant 47.
Georgetown didn't lack of drama opening its 2015-16 season. Three of its first four games were:
• Played away from Verizon Center.
For casual college basketball fans, turning attention toward the kids on the hardwood often doesn't begin until the calendar flips an entire year.