The Hoyas pulled away to a 87-66 win on Jan. 8 behind the scoring of Mac McClung (24 points) and Jamorko Pickett (18 points, 11 rebounds, 4 blocks).
The Georgetown University men's basketball team now heads into Big East play next week with an overall record improved to 10-3.
Center Omer Yurtseven scored a career-high 32 points to lead the Georgetown men's basketball team (9-3, Big East) to a 99-71 win on Dec. 21.
For the Hoyas, the 89-79 win over Syracuse follows victories over previously undefeated Oklahoma State and SMU on the road.
Former Mayor Anthony Williams and others discussed the economic resurgence of D.C. after years of bad publicity and investors "running away" from their sales pitches for the city.
It was a disappointing performance following an excellent showing in Madison Square Garden, where the Hoyas defeated Texas and took the nation's top-ranked Duke down to the wire.
Seven-foot men led the scoring for each team. Omer Yurtseven scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Hoyas, while sophomore center Hayden Koval totaled 21 points for the Bears.
Early in the second half of the Nov. 6 season opener, the team was down 46-27 to the underdog Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers.
Accolades and tributes abounded for community supporters, sports figures and political leaders, including Mayor Muriel Bowser, publicist Raymone Bain and NBA star Isiah Thomas.
Young and old descended on the District on Saturday to pay homage to the newly crowned champions of Major League Baseball.