Georgetown Rumors & News

  • Patrick Ewing lands first commitment at Georgetown

    USA Today High School Sports "Georgetown has the first commitment of the Patrick Ewing Era in Jahvon Blair, a 2017 point guard from Athlete Institute (Orangeville, Ontario). Blair averaged 23.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists this season for Athlete Institute. He picked the Hoyas over Georgia Tech among others. " April 22

  • Patrick Ewing publicly proposed committing a recruiting violation

    The Comeback "There was obviously going to be a learning curve for Patrick Ewing transitioning from NBA coaching to college coaching, but who knew it would be this bad? Ewing, whom Georgetown hired as its head coach last week, revealed some of his recruiting plans on Thursday’s episode of The Dan Patrick Show,..." April 07

  • Georgetown grants Tremont Waters full release; Patrick Ewing still wants him at school

    Sportzedge "Tremont Waters has been granted his full release from Georgetown, according to a source. The Notre Dame of West Haven High School star and Top-10 point guard recruit (he’s ranked 33rd overall by ESPN) committed to the Hoyas back in October, but requested his release from that commitment earlier..." April 07

  • Patrick Ewing can't keep son on staff due to Georgetown nepotism clause

    SI "New Georgetown basketball head coach Patrick Ewing will not be able to keep his son, Patrick Ewing Jr., on the Hoyas coaching staff due to a nepotism clause in his contract, he told The Sports Junkies. He was asked if Ewing Jr. would remain with the team. "I wish, I wish that that could be..." April 05

  • Georgetown to interview Patrick Ewing for coaching vacancy

    Washington Post "Patrick Ewing was the man who helped John Thompson put Georgetown on the map. Now he could potentially be the man tasked with attempting to return the school’s men’s basketball program to prominence in the wake of John Thompson III’s dismissal. People with knowledge of the situation confirmed..." April 03

  • Patrick Ewing reportedly hired as Georgetown head coach

    New York Daily News "Former Knicks great Patrick Ewing has been hired as head coach at Georgetown, according to the multiple reports. The Vertical reported that Ewing was scheduled to meet with school officials in D.C. on Monday. Apparently, that meeting went well. Ewing is currently employed as an assistant..." April 03

  • Sources: Patrick Ewing emerges as major candidate at Georgetown

    Fanrag Sports "Former Georgetown great Patrick Ewing has emerged as major candidate for the head coaching vacancy at his alma mater, multiple sources told FanRag Sports. Ewing is currently the associate head coach for the Charlotte Hornets. One source said that the Hall-of-Famer has already been..." April 02

  • Xavier's Mack turns down $4M per year offer from Georgetown

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Georgetown, a Big East rival of Xavier's, "put out strong feelers" to the Musketeers' head coach, Chris Mack, with $4 million per year to offer, according to a report from's Jeff Goodman, who added that Mack is staying at Xavier. According to USA TODAY Sports' database of salaries,..." April 01

  • Patrick Ewing tops big names to consider for Georgetown job

    Washington Times "John Thompson III’s departure opens one of the country’s highest-profile coaching jobs at at a time when Indiana and Oklahoma State are also in the market. Georgetown isn’t talking publicly about potential replacements, but there is at least one alumnus who comes up consistently in any..." March 24

  • Georgetown parts ways with longtime coach John Thompson III

    Sporting News - NCAAB "After missing the NCAA Tournament for the third time since the 2013-14 campaign, Georgetown has parted ways with head coach John Thompson III, the school announced Thursday. The son of Georgetown legend John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III's teams went 278-151 over his 13 seasons at..." March 23