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So it's that time of year again March Madness when folks who don't know or care about college basketball.
Fill out their brackets and waste millions of man hours at work.
Following the NCAA tournament.
And right in the middle of all the badness is our power player of the.
-- -- Where you understand have a grasp or what's going take for you win when you look Mexican.
John Thompson the third -- head basketball coach at Georgetown.
Which is about to Begin its -- for the national championship.
-- What does he think about march.
And the tone for the choose from for -- consume food and instant success.
This season didn't start as fun.
Last August Thompson took his team to China as part of a cultural exchange.
It ended in a -- -- players fearing for their safety.
The role played literally.
-- -- We have to.
-- fight for each other.
And to and to protect each other.
Appropriate and fair play despite the fact it's a young team Georgetown is -- to -- six and ranked eleventh in the nation.
-- personal polls mean nothing.
Could you go -- beginnings realistically.
How far do you think you can go if we don't have a bad day we can play for three weekends we can win six games and -- drummer.
In other words win the national championship.
Which brings us to coach's father John Thompson junior.
Who was the first black coach to win the tournament would Georgetown in nineteen.
When did you know that you wanted to be a basketball coach got -- grew up.
We -- aspiring to follow my dad's footsteps and never grew up thinking I'm going to be your coach.
After playing at Princeton JT three as he's -- went into business.
So what happen.
I miss the -- the notion of team.
I miss the competitive.
Highs and lows are associated with athletics.
Thompson coached for years at Princeton and in 2004.
-- his father looking on.
He made the -- That's what I'm doing coming home to move to the great institution -- Georgetown it's you had to know that.
You're gonna be compared to your dad.
Yeah but I'm used to that been drug content so my whole life -- going to be comparisons.
But so what that's that's that's part like this part of my life.
He's less confrontational than his father not as much of a -- One of the things people talk about is -- extreme.
Attention to detail.
Today has negative and that not afraid to control -- sounds negative there where you go this from -- doesn't control freak in me -- with some farmer who's talking.
But -- March Madness gets going.
Coach Thompson has helped -- things and as -- My hope -- to -- one more big banner.
Supplemented and that's that's what he wanted to go -- gold.
And while you struggle for the working towards can even -- the banner.
You have to remember you're.
Year's -- human growth.
Yesterday George downplayed its final game of the regular season and lost to mark -- This week coach Thompson takes his team to the big east tournament and then on -- March Madness.
And -- --
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