The university reflects on the loss of the legendary John Thompson, Jr., who forever changed Georgetown basketball as head coach and led the Hoyas to win the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship in 1984.
John Thompson, the Hall of Fame college basketball coach who guided Georgetown University in Washington to a national championship in 1984, died Aug
2020–21 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team. University Georgetown University First season 1906–1907 All-time record 1,700–1,083 ...
He came to Georgetown from George Mason University where he was the director of basketball operations.
Thompson's 1984 Georgetown team, headlined by Patrick Ewing, won the NCAA championship.
Thompson was 278-151 in 13 seasons at Georgetown, including eight trips to the N.C.A.A.
Patrick Ewing has been named the new head coach of Georgetown University's basketball team. The 54-year-old led the school to three championships in his four years as a student.
LEGENDARY former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson has died. He was 78. The Hall of Famer was the first African American coach to win a National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship ...
The Georgetown basketball coach died over the weekend, but his legacy will last forever.
He was the first African American coach to win the NCAA championship, leading the Hoyas to the national title in 1984.