FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, a basketball with the NCAA logo goes in on a shot by Northeastern during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Pittsburgh. Coaches did the best they could to prepare for the big moment, yet still find themselves in a scramble once it actually happened. The NCAA announced last month that the season would begin on Nov. 25 and teams are still trying to fill all the holes in their schedules. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak speaks during the Pac-12 NCAA college basketball media day, in San Francisco. The return of football isn't likely to make much of a dent in the losses athletic departments across the Pac-12 will ultimately incur because of the coronavirus pandemic. Faced with dramatic budget shortfalls, most schools in the league have already resorted to layoffs, furloughs, and cutting some sports entirely. At Utah, football coach Kyle Kyle Whittingham and men's basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak both took salary cuts to help offset up to $60 million in projected losses. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)

Pac-12 football may be back, but not all the revenue will be

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 1999, file photo, former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson addresses the media during a news conference for inductees to the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. Thompson is being remembered not only as a basketball coach but as someone who reshaped lives. He was recalled during a virtual memorial Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in which former President Barack Obama was among those who spoke. The 78-year-old Hall of Famer died Aug. 30, (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

John Thompson remembered as builder of young lives

FILE - In this April 2, 1984, file photo, Georgetown head coach John Thompson, left, gives a happy pat to the most valuable player Patrick Ewing, after Georgetown defeated Houston 84-75 in Seattle. John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78 His death was announced in a family statement Monday., Aug. 31, 2020. No details were disclosed.(AP Photo/File)

Ewing hopes to carry on Thompson's legacy at Georgetown

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