The Georgetown University men's basketball team represents Georgetown University in NCAA Division I and the Big East Conference. Like all athletic teams at the school, they are nicknamed the Hoyas. The Hoyas have competed in men's basketball team since 1907. The current head coach of the program is Patrick Ewing.
Georgetown won the National Championship in 1984 and has made the Final Four on five occasions. They have won the Big East Conference Tournament a record seven times, and have also won or shared the Big East regular season title ten times. They have appeared in the NCAA Tournament thirty times and in the National Invitation Tournament twelve times.
The Hoyas historically have been well regarded not only for their team success, but also for generating players that have succeeded both on and off the court, producing NBA legends such as Patrick Ewing, Dikembe Mutombo, Alonzo Mourning, and Allen Iverson, as well as United States Congressman Henry Hyde and former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue.
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