Hoyas coaching great Thompson dies at 78

First Black head coach to win NCAA hoops title

Dirt & Sprague
August 31, 2020 - 5:42 pm
college basketball

Thomas J. Russo USATodaySports

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WASHINGTON (AP) 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. More.

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