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Patrick Ewing Gets Brutally Honest With A Georgetown Player

Georgetown forward Marcus Derrickson might have thought he had less time on the shot clock than he actually had in Tuesday’s game against DePaul, because his sloppy Dirk Nowitzki tribute sadly clanked off the front of the rim. Head coach Patrick Ewing carefully tore into Derrickson during a timeout.

“Have you ever shot that shot? Do you work on that shot?” Derrickson must have had an (inaudible) answer for him, because Ewing’s next question was, “When?”

Ewing was seemingly hounding Derrickson all night, though it seemed to have a positive effect. The forward was second on the team in scoring with 24 points:


Despite questionable shot selection, the Hoyas beat the 7-7 Blue Demons, 90-81, in what was legitimately Georgetown’s strongest victory this season.

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