Sunday, March 25, 2007
Georgetown: The Next Generation
In 1984 Georgetown coach John Thompson & star junior center Patrick Ewing lead the Hoyas to a national championship beating Houston.
Today, in 2007, I caught the end of the quarterfinal (aka regional final) game where in overtime the "TNG" Hoyas beat North Carolina, which included the sons of the 1984 guys, coach John Thompson III & junior Patrick Ewing Jr (not the team MVP like his dad but one of the key players).
This is remarkable - I never heard of such a story in sports. I wonder if it gives Georgetown guys confidence going into the Final 4, as in "our dads did it, why can't we do it?"