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Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78

WASHINGTON – John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78

Huffman, 12 other parents to plead guilty in college scheme

“Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman and a dozen other prominent parents have agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scam that ensnared wealthy families and athletic coaches at some of the nation’s most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday.

Back at Georgetown, Patrick Ewing wouldn’t mind some ‘Hoya Paranoia’

New Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing would not mind a return to “Hoya Paranoia.” The former star player has been hired by his alma mater for his first head coaching job at any level. Ewing takes over a program that has had two losing seasons in a row and has been picked to finish ninth in the 10-team Big East Conference.

Georgetown fires John Thompson III after another losing year

The search to replace fired Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson III will be led by former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue and athletic director Lee Reed. Thompson says he is looking forward to his ‘next chapter’ after the end of his 13-year stay at the school his father led to a national championship. The Hoyas had two consecutive losing seasons.

Hart, Jenkins lead way as No. 2 Villanova routs Georgetown

WASHINGTON – Cheshire cat grins flashed across the faces of Villanova senior guards Josh Hart and Kris Jenkins as they pondered coming home to the D.C. area to face Georgetown one last time. “Regular game, man,” Hart said. “Regular game.”