Georgetown Basketball: Reasons Why Hoyas Will Be a Tournament Team in 2013

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Georgetown Basketball: Reasons Why Hoyas Will Be a Tournament Team in 2013
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Georgetown has lost its top three scorers from a season ago, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to count the Hoyas out of postseason play just yet.

With Freshman All-American Otto Porter leading the way, John Thompson III’s team has a great shot at making its fourth consecutive trip to the Big Dance next March.

One of the key reasons for optimism is the hard-nosed defensive philosophy that Thompson (like his famous father) has brought to the Hoya program. A top-20 defense nationally a season ago, Georgetown is still going to be able to frustrate opposing scorers in 2012-13.

Read on for more on the Hoya D and the rest of the best reasons to pencil Georgetown into your 2013 March Madness bracket.

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