Georgetown's worst begin for a basketball season since Patrick Ewing took over this system is quickly getting worse. After falling to Four-Three after a loss to UNC Greensboro at residence on Saturday, the Hoyas confirmed Monday night time that James Akinjo and Josh LeBlanc, the workforce's second and fifth scorer, respectively, is not going to play once more this season .
In accordance with a number of experiences, each gamers have entered the switch portal. Georgetown didn’t present readability about their switch standing, however mentioned they won’t play for the workforce for the remainder of the season.
"Georgetown College males's basketball gamers James Akinjo and Josh LeBlanc is not going to play for the lads's basketball workforce successfully instantly and won’t be workforce members for the remainder of the season," Ewing mentioned in an announcement.
The courtroom paperwork obtained by CBS Sports activities reveal that at the very least two accusers filed non permanent restraining orders on November 5 towards LeBlanc and his Georgetown teammates Galen Alexander and Myron Gardner. Alexander, who has performed in all video games, and Gardner, a freshman who has performed in six video games, weren’t talked about in Ewing's assertion. A spokesman for Georgetown didn’t instantly reply to a request for details about his standing.
In a grievance, the accuser expresses concern for her personal security, in addition to for the security of her roommates, and alleges LeBlanc for assault and aggression, along with the theft of non-public property.
"In response to an alleged theft that I imagine Joshua LeBlanc dedicated towards me on September 16, 2019, Joshua threatened bodily hurt towards me and my roommate," says the assertion of the accuser. "He continued to threaten me verbally and by textual content message within the following week. Joshua has additionally dedicated violence towards girls up to now."
Each accusers additionally allege that LeBlanc and two of his mates made threats. The second accusation, filed on November 12, accuses Gardner of sexual harassment and assault on September 15 on the residence of the accuser. In that grievance, the accuser writes that she had submitted police experiences to the Georgetown police and the D.C. These actions allegedly led Gardner, LeBlanc and Alexander to harass and threaten the accuser, in line with the affidavit.
LeBlanc, a sophomore, began 22 video games as a freshman final season. He left the bench this season and served a recreation suspension as a result of a violation of workforce guidelines and missed the primary recreation of the Georgetown season. In six video games this season, he averaged 7.2 factors, 2.7 rebounds and 1.Three blocks per recreation.
Akinjo, the star shipowner he’s transferring, will not be talked about in any courtroom doc seen by CBS Sports activities. The sophomore who began 32 video games final season and the seven video games this season, led the workforce in minutes performed (30.7) and assists (Four.Four) this season. He averaged 13.Four factors per recreation in that span, together with a 19-point explosion in a loss to Duke on November 22 and a 12-point outing on Saturday in what seems to be his final recreation with the Hoyas.
Gardner performed 12 minutes, Alexander 4 within the defeat of Georgetown on Saturday towards UNCG.
After a promising begin of the Four-1 season, the Hoyas have misplaced two consecutive video games after dropping to UNCG at residence. The subsequent Georgetown calendar will not be simple both, as he’ll face the undefeated Oklahoma State on Wednesday on the highway, adopted by a away recreation towards SMU and at residence towards Syracuse within the subsequent two weeks.