NEW YORK – Patrick Ewing is taking Georgetown back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015 after the eighth-seeded Hoyas completed a surprising run to a Big East championship Saturday night with a stunning 73-48 rout of No.
17 Creighton. On the 49th anniversary of the day Georgetown hired John Thompson, the late Hall of Fame coach who transformed the program into a national power and one of the most iconic brands in college basketball history, the Hoyas won their record eighth Big East Tournament title and first since 2007.
And they did it with a dominant performance at Madison Square Garden reminiscent of Ewing's playing days with Georgetown. The Hoyas (13-12) closed the first half on a 23-2 run that put them up 18 at the