After a stint as the assistant coach for the Charlotte Hornets, Patrick Ewing has been hired as the head coach at his alma mater, Georgetown University. A four-year student athlete at the DC institution, Ewing holds records to this day. He replaces John Thompson III, son of his own college coach, John Thompson Jr. Those old enough to remember Ewing’s career with the Hoyas know it to be nothing short of heroic. An imposing defender and bully on the boards, he faced Michael Jordan and UNC’s Tar Heels (a school Ewing himself almost attended) in the 1982 NCAA Finals, a classic by any and all measures. They’d lose that match but return… Read entire story.