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GW > Georgetown

Obviously we all hoped to see 11th seeded GW play second-seeded Georgetown in the Sweet 16 last year. Obviously that didn't happen.

Pinnock (John McDonnell - The Post).

We did, however, get to see a Danilo PInnock-led Panama team play a Roy Hibbert-led U.S. team in the Pan Am Games yesterday. Both players starred--Hibbert led the U.S. with 19 points and 9 rebounds, and Pinnock (late of the Wizards summer league team) hit two key three-pointers and led Panama with 23 points and 5 assists.

Question: Why do we have to read PDF box scores from Brazil to see what happens when GW plays Georgetown?

Key quotes:

Jay Wright: "I thought (Danilo) Pinnock in the second half just got it going, we had no answer for him in the second half."

Drew Neitzel: "We let Pinnock get hot and he kind of turned the game around."

Hibbert: "(Being here) means a lot because I get to wear USA across my chest. I've dreamed about that since I was a little kid, so I'm just going to have to try to pull a win. No matter what happens, in the end, we just have to keep our heads up and just keep playing."

By Dan Steinberg  |  July 27, 2007; 9:53 AM ET
Categories:  College Basketball  
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the future looks bright for USA basketball ... back to back loses to world super powers Uruguay and Panama ...

Posted by: littles | July 27, 2007 10:00 AM | Report abuse

At least the women won Pan Am gold, with Terp Marissa Coleman playing a significant role.

Posted by: Vincent | July 28, 2007 12:58 AM | Report abuse

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