August 20, 2011

Chinese basketball vet not shocked

August 20, 2011 - The Hoya Nation has joined sports fans internationally in being abuzz recently; the topic at hand is Georgetown's Thursday on-court altercation with the Chinese professional team Bayi Rockets in Beijing.

Commentary and pictures have emerged globally, most depicting an aggressive Rockets team - populated with military members - antagonizing the Hoyas and then initiating hostilities. A foul disparity reported at over 50 to around 11 favoring the home country team, certainly added fire to the proverbial flame.

What nobody has really asked is, could some of what precipitated it have been expected? That query was asked last night.

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