Georgetown Greatest Plays Coasters
1996 Big East Regular Season vs. North Carolina - 14 straight OT points
1984 NCAA Championship vs. UConn - Iverson pulls the upset
2007 NCAA Elite Eight vs. Houston - First championship
1980 Big East Regular Season vs. Syracuse - Manley Field House is officially closed
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2007 NCAA Elite Eight
14 straight OT points
#2 Georgetown vs. #1 North Carolina
96 - 84
March 25, 2007
IZOD Center, East Rutherford, NJ
North Carolina seemed to be cruising to victory up 11 points in the second, but Georgetown wasn't finished. They stormed back to tie the game and force overtime and then stunned North Carolina by getting 14 straight points in OT. The win secured Georgetown's first Final Four appearance in 22 years.
1996 Big East Regular Season
Iverson pulls the upset
#11 Georgetown vs. #3 UConn
77 - 65
February 19, 1996
USAir Arena, Landover, MD
Connecticut came into the game looking to bear the all-time streak for Big East Wins that Georgetown had set in 1985. Allen Iverson and the Georgetown team made sure they didn't succeed, outscoring them by 12 points and forcing Ray Allen's UConn team to commit 20 turnovers.
1984 NCAA Championship
#1 Georgetown vs. #2 Houston
84 - 75
April 2, 1984
Kingdome, Seattle, WA
After the heartbreak in '82 coach John Thompson was on edge before the 1985 Finals, but Patrick Ewing was confident they would win. Ewing was right and Georgetown rolled over Akeem Olajuwon's Houston team, beating then by a margin of 9. The win secured Georgetown their first title.
1980 Big East Regular Season
Manley Field House is officially closed
Georgetown vs. #2 Syracuse
52 - 50
February 12, 1980
Manley Field House, Syracuse, NY
This game in 1980 marked the start of the Georgetown Syracuse rivalry. #2 ranked Syracuse was looking for an easy win for the last game in Manley Field House. Instead Georgetown barked back from a 14 point halftime deficit and Sleepy Floyd hit the game winning free throws. After the win coach John Thompson stokef the rivalry by famously declaring that "Manley Field House is officially closed."