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Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Patrick Ewing, center, watches from the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The Hornets won 109-102. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Patrick Ewing returns to coach Hoyas

- The Washington Times

Reports: Patrick Ewing has agreed to a multi-year deal that will make him Georgetown's new head coach, replacing John Thompson III. Ewing will start immediately, leaving his position as the associate head coach of the Charlotte Hornets.

Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Patrick Ewing, center, watches from the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The Hornets won 109-102. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ewing interviewing for Georgetown job

- The Washington Times

Georgetown legend Patrick Ewing is scheduled to interview for the Hoyas' vacant head coaching position on Monday.

FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, former Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., left, congratulates his son Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, right, after the Hoya's 61-39 win over Syracuse in an NCAA college basketball game in Washington.  Georgetown has fired basketball coach John Thompson III on Thursday, March 23, 2017, after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) **FILE**

LOVERRO: Thompson name, tradition should have bought more time

Thompson represented the tradition of basketball excellence that put the school on the map -- the son of the father, the great Hall of Fame coach, John Thompson Jr. In the end, though, it wasn't enough for the son of the father that represented the school's legacy, far more than any rich or powerful alumnus.

Georgetown's Bradley Hayes (42) defends as St. John's Malik Ellison (0) drives to the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game during the Big East men's tournament Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

St. John's snaps long Big East Tournament drought

- Associated Press

Shamorie Ponds scored 17 points and St. John's snapped a six-year losing streak in the Big East Tournament with a 74-73 victory over Georgetown in the opening round.

Georgetown coach John Thompson III talks to Jonathan Mulmore (2) and L.J. Peak (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) **FILE**

Troubled Georgetown closes regular season Saturday with No. 2 Villanova

- The Washington Times

Barring an improbable run in the Big East Tournament next week, the Georgetown Hoyas are likely to sit out the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year and third time in the last four seasons. That doesn't mean Saturday afternoon's regular-season finale with No. 2 Villanova is meaningless.