Former Georgetown Head Coach Talks Navy-Marine Corps Classic

Former Georgetown Head Coach Talks Navy-Marine Corps Classic


USS BATAAN WILL BE THE SCENE OF THE OPENING
GAME OF THE NCAA MENS BASKETBALL SEASON. THE GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HOYAS WILL FACE
THE FLORIDA GATORS IN A BASKETBALL ARENA BUILT ON THE FLIGHT DECK OF THE BATAAN. JOHN THOMPSON
JUNIOR, FORMER COACH OF THE GEORGETOWN MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM TALKS ABOUT THE UPCOMING NAVY-MARINE
CORPS CLASSIC. “YOU KNOW, I FEEL HONORED THAT THIS TEAM IS
GOING DOWN TO PAY RESPECTS TO THE PEOPLE THAT MADE A LOT OF SACRIFICES FOR THEM AND I THINK
IT’S ALWAYS IMPORTANT, MORE IMPORTANT THAN AN OPENING GAME OR ANYTHING ELSE FOR THESE
YOUNG GUYS WHO ARE IN COLLEGE TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THESE WOMEN AND WHAT THESE MEN IN THE
NAVY DO TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT WE ARE ABLE TO ENJOY A HOME GAME ANYWHERE IN THIS COUNTRY.” FROM THE DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY I’M PETTY
OFFICER BRANDIE WILLS

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