Patrick Ewing will not return as the men’s basketball coach of the Georgetown Hoyas
Jamaican born former basketball star Patrick Ewing will not return as the men’s basketball coach of the Georgetown Hoyas next season.
Ewing, one of the greatest college basketball players of all time while at Georgetown, served as the head coach of his alma mater for six years and finished with a 75-109 record.
Ewing had never been a head coach at any level prior to succeeding john Thompson iii at Georgetown.
The school, while making the announcement of Ewing departure, also revealed that they have already started a national search for “new leadership.”
Ewing coached the Hoyas to the NCAA tournament in 2021 after they won the big east tournament title……however Georgetown went winless in conference play last season, finishing 6-25 overall.
This season, the Hoyas went 7-25 overall and 2-18 in big east play.
Under the tutelage of head coach John Thompson, Ewing helped make Georgetown one of college basketball’s powerhouses in the 1980s.
He was a three-time all-American during his time with the Hoyas, earning national player of the year honors in 1985 and winning a national championship in 1984.
Ewing was the no. 1 overall pick in the 1985 NBA draft by the New York Knicks, spending 15 seasons of his hall of fame career with the Knicks.