Freeman back for Hoyas after diabetes diagnosis
Austin Freeman is back in the starting lineup for No. 19
Georgetown after being diagnosed with diabetes.
The junior guard started Saturday’s Big East regular season
finale against Cincinnati. He was given a standing ovation before
the game when recognized for scoring his 1,000th career point
earlier this season and another standing ovation when announced
with the starting lineup
Freeman, the team’s leading scorer, was thought to have a
stomach virus when he missed Monday’s loss to West Virginia and was
limited in a loss to Notre Dame two days earlier. He was diagnosed
with diabetes at a hospital Monday night.
As a precaution, a doctor from the university’s hospital is
attending Freeman’s practices and games for the rest of the