Georgetown legend Patrick Ewing, who led the Hoyas to an NCAA title in 1984, will become the next head basketball coach at his alma mater.
A formal announcement is expected soon.
The 54-year-old NBA Hall of Famer is one of the most iconic players in Georgetown history. Ewing, was a three-time All-American during his time with the Hoyas and led the team to three national championship appearances.
According to sources, NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing has accepted a multi-year deal to become the new head coach at Georgetown. pic.twitter.com/eVhzlAjRYj
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Ewing went on to become an 11-time NBA All-Star and was even a two-time Olympic gold medalist as well as a member of the “Dream Team” in 1992.
Ewing will replace former head coach John Thompson III, who was let go after 13 seasons. Ewing has the resume to back up his new head coaching duties as he’s been an NBA assistant for the past 15 years.