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JOHN THOMPSON BECOMES 1ST BLACK COACH TO WIN NCAA TOURNAMENT

On this day April 2nd, 1984 John Thompson  (pictured here w/Patrick Ewing) then, coach of the Georgetown Hoyas becomes the 1st Black College Basketball coach to win the NCAA tournament in a 84-75 win lead by future NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing against the University of Houston.

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