BREAKING: Former Georgetown Coach John Thompson Dead At Age 78

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2020 continues to take legends away from us.

On Monday morning, it was reported that former Georgetown head coach John Thompson had passed at the age of 78.

The cause of his death has not yet been released.

Thompson led the Hoyas to three Final Fours and a win in the 1984 national championship.

His coaching legacy includes the recruitment and development of four players in Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: Alonzo Mourning, Dikembe Mutombo, Patrick Ewing and Allen Iverson.