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Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Georgetown brawl in China: Former Hoyas react


Georgetown and China's Bayi basketball teams brawl. (Reuters)
(Watch video of the brawl between Georgetown and a Chinese pro team here.)

As word of the massive mid-game brawl between Georgetown and a Chinese professional basketball team circulated on the Internet on Thursday, former Hoyas took to Twitter to express their thoughts.

Some expressed complete shock, others shared their support for their fellow Hoyas and a few seemed to insinuate they wish they had been on the court to dole out some punishment of their own.

Read Gene Wang’s first-hand account of the brawl
G’Town, China’s Bayi attempt to make up one day after brawl

Austin Freeman, Greg Monroe, DaJuan Summers, Chris Wright and Jessie Sapp were among those discussing the sports news of the day.

I am rarely at a lost for words.... but this right here... this takes the cakeless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

all these ppl got a lot to say about what happened ova there but i would love to see what they would do if somebody threw a chair at them...less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

@_SugarFree15 all i could think is it couldnt have been my freshman yr wit @dsummers35 @YoungSapp6 @SELF_MADEest89 n us 2. Lol #smhless than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet Reply

Members of Georgetown’s basketball program met with members of China’s Bayi Rockets on Friday, and now everything seems to be smoothed over.

Said Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai after a briefing on Vice President Joe Biden’s China visit, “My understanding is that it’s all cleared up. We’re pleased about this outcome.”

Now, back to the Twittersphere...

@G_Monroe10 no way!!! The Brahma Bull @dsummers35 alone woulda took 8 of them dudes...then @youngsapp6 and @SELF_MADEest89 crazy asses lolless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

@G_Monroe10 me and u woulda been slappin dudes left and right lmaoless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

@YoungSapp6 I seen @dsummers35 break street corner sign....jus imagine wat he woulda done to one of them...reconstructive surgery!!!less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

Chris Wright provided some semblance of the voice of reason amid the Twitter cacophony.

we dont advocate violence but we definetey dont tolerate the nonsense. We represent alot more then most college teams. #factless than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet Reply

We are Georgetown!! Im down with my Hoyas until the end!! #ProudAlumniless than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet Reply

Roy Hibbert, meanwhile, is content not to watch the videos streaming out of Beijing at all.

I have no plans on watchin the video of G-town gettin it in w a Chinese team. From what ive heard they stuck 2gether n had each others backsless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

More coverage of the brawl:

The day after: Georgetown, China’s Bayi attempt to make up after nasty brawl on basketball court

Video: Exhibition game comes to a violent end

Video: Gene Wang discusses witnessing the brawl first hand

Photos: Hoyas brawl in Beijing

Sally Jenkins: Georgetown basketball brawl’s spark isn’t clear, but situation was obviously flammable

DC Sports Bog: Chinese media ignore Georgetown story

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