Patrick Ewing has been grinding as an National Basketball Association assistant for well over 10 years now. In fact, Georgetown has reached the Big Dance only once in the last four seasons with that lone appearance happening in 2014-2015. Since being part of the 1985 Georgetown team that lost the national championship, Ewing has exclusively been involved with the pro game, as his 17 years as a player have been followed by more than a decade as an assistant.
Bringing Ewing in means Georgetown still wants to be counted among the schools that are known to be Division I competitors.
The Georgetown Hoyas will hire Charlotte Hornets' assistant coach Patrick Ewing to be their new head coach.
Since his retirement as a player, Ewing has been an assistant with the Washington Wizards, Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic and now with the Charlotte Bobcats. He also interviewed for the head coaching job with the Sacramento Kings.
"My four years at Georgetown were the best of my life", Ewing said in a statement.
The long wait is over: Patrick Ewing is finally a head coach.
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From the moment Georgetown made the decision to cut ties with John Robinson III, there was one coaching candidate that appeared to tower over many other possibilities.
Ewing called Georgetown his home. Putting Georgetown back into the equation with Duke, UNC, Kentucky and Villanova will make for an exciting 2017-2018 season and tournament. They reportedly sought major college coaches, but very few names outside of their former player emerged as public candidates for the job.
Hornets coach Steve Clifford called Ewing's departure "a big loss" for the National Basketball Association team, but said everyone in Charlotte was "excited for Patrick to have the opportunity to go back to Georgetown".
He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008.
At the Final Four in Glendale, Arizona, college basketball insiders lauded Ewing's basketball acumen and strong ties to Georgetown.
Most of Ewing's accolades came while he was playing for the New York Knicks.