SI remembers John Thompson Jr. with this 1980 profile, as he built Georgetown from a program mired in mediocrity to a perennial powerhouse. Four years later, he became the first Black head coach to win a national championship 🏆 https://t.co/4HMWgUHBWP
Breaking News: Legendary Georgetown Coach John Thompson has passed away. The Hall of Famer became the first African-American head coach to win the NCAA National Championship, leading the Hoyas to the 1984 title. Coach Thompson will be greatly missed.