Georgetown announced Friday that it will start the season playing home games on campus without fans in attendance.
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Courtside: Tom Izzo talks about his coronavirus diagnosis, and the guys preview the Big East and the Big 12 with the help of Kevin Willard and Bob Huggins
Greenberg and Dakich tip off an absolutely loaded show with Tom Izzo, talking about his COVID-19 diagnosis and giving an update on his team as the season approaches. Then, the guys preview the Big East (17:34) and talk to Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard (32:23). Later, they preview the Big 12 (52:50) and are joined by West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins (1:10:23).
- Georgetown to start season without spectators
- Ryan Mutombo, son of HOFer, commits to Hoyas
- Obama, others honor late Thompson at memorial
- Ewing hopes to carry on Thompson's legacy
As the countdown to the 2020-21 college basketball season continues, ESPN's conference predictions series continues with the Big East.
Ryan Mutombo, the son of Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, announced Sunday he would follow in his father's footsteps by committing to Georgetown.
The life of former Georgetown coach John Thompson was remembered at a virtual memorial Saturday.
How accurate was Stephen A. Smith’s assertion that 'white privilege' helped Steve Nash land Nets job?
Elle Duncan and Clinton Yates discuss Naomi Osaka wearing face masks at the US Open with the names of victims of racial injustice, whether the Steve Nash hire with the Brooklyn Nets was a form of White Privilege, and Clinton explains why he believes John Thompson Jr. is the most important Black man in D.C. sports history.
Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing said John Thompson's legacy will carry on through him and others who played for the late coach.
ESPNU is airing some of the most memorable games from the coaching career of the late John Thompson Jr.
Bomani Jones shares his thoughts on the polarized situation around the NBA players' on-then-off-again strike and LeBron's role in it (1:06), the legacy of Georgetown head coach John Thompson following his passing (35:34) as well as the "illusion of power" for college athletes covered in his recent piece for Vanity Fair (45:46). Plus, an IYHH including the passing of actor Chadwick Boseman (58:31) and your voicemails from how his film "Black Panther" impacted you when seen in theaters (1:16:08). The Right Time Recommends "King in the Wilderness" by HBO "Eyes on the Prize" by PBS IYHH Stories @CDFrancescani on the former pool attendant detailing an alleged relationship with Becki & Jerry Falwell Jr: https://abcn.ws/35096Gl @gordonshumway on controversy continuing over the SF restaurant serving $200 meals in private domes: https://bit.ly/31MFUAj @big_data_kane on actor Chadwick Boseman's passing at age 43 due to cancer: https://bit.ly/3jDHqL8
Courtside: Jim Boeheim reminisces on the late, great John Thompson and why he might be the most important coach in college basketball history
Seth and Dan tip off the podcast by talking about their relationships with Arizona’s Lute Olsen and Georgetown’s John Thompson, sharing their memories of both coaches. Then, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim joins the pod to discuss John Thompson, why he might be the most important coach in college basketball history, how the Big East in the ‘80s changed the course of the sport, his off-court relationship with Thompson, how Thompson helped other coaches through tough times and why Thompson’s teams were so tough to play against (14:03). Later, Dan says college basketball should start on time, and Seth thinks games will start with pods in early season tournaments and in league play (36:41).
When news broke of the death of John Thompson Jr., the longtime Georgetown men's basketball coach, the college basketball world eulogized a titan of...
John Thompson's coaching colleagues, former players and others reflected on the individual impact the Hall of Famer had on their lives and careers.
John Thompson's teams mirrored their coach's own fearlessness, and his impact on college basketball endures 20-plus years after he hung up the whistle.
The legendary Georgetown coach, who died at the age of 78, was an icon for a generation of coaches who followed in his footsteps.
Working with Thompson on his autobiography, I met a complex man who was much more than a basketball coach
Stephen A, Max, Michael Wilbon, Mark Lamont Hill and Kendrick Perkins discuss the legacy of John Thompson, Jamal Murray's huge game 6 and much more!
We remember John Thompson Jr.'s illustrious career, from coaching Allen Iverson and Patrick Ewing to his protest of an NCAA rule in 1989.
John Thompson Jr., who led Georgetown to the 1984 national championship and three Final Fours, has died at age 78.
Georgetown had no college basketball brand when John Thompson arrived at the university in 1972. Soon enough, the legendary coach would come to define a program, school and sport.