Patrick Ewing returns to his alma mater, becomes Georgetown Head Coach

Was major factor in leading Hoyas to three NCAA title game appearances during his four years, winning it all in 1984 over Houston

The man who put the face on Georgetown basketball during their true heyday in the early to mid 1980’s is returning home.

Patrick Ewing has agreed to be the new Georgetown head coach, this news coming Monday afternoon from ESPN, CBS Sports, and other broadcast plus several online media outlets.

The 2008 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inducteee, Ewing has spent the last 15 years as an NBA assistant, most recently in Charlotte.  He was an 11 time NBA All-Star, all with the New York Knicks.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  A formal press conference will be announced soon.  Ewing replaces John Thompson III, the grandson of the legendary coach during his time while as a student.


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