Posted: Tuesday March 19, 2013 3:52 PM

Georgetown plans to play 'for a while' in NCAAs

Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font

WASHINGTON (AP) - Georgetown coach John Thompson III usually measures his words carefully and avoids big-picture statements whenever possible.

But he has made a very un-JT3-like declaration about the Hoyas' chances in this year's NCAA tournament, telling a gathering on selection Sunday that: "We plan on being around for a while.''

A long run is indeed a possibility for Georgetown in a year with no runaway Final Four favorites. The Hoyas are seeded No. 2 in the East and begin play Friday against Florida Gulf Coast.

 
SI.com
Hot Topics: Washington Wizards Albert Pujols Mock NFL Draft Drake Russell Allen Toronto Raptors
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint