Statement from Head Coach John Thompson III

Aug. 18, 2011

WASHINGTON - From Georgetown Head Men's Basketball Coach John Thompson III regarding the incident in Thursday's basketball game in Beijing, China against the Bayi Rockets.

"Tonight, two great teams played a very competitive game that unfortunately ended after heated exchanges with both teams. We sincerely regret that this situation occurred.

"We remain grateful for the opportunity our student-athletes are having to engage in a sport they love here in China, while strengthening their understanding of a nation we respect and admire at Georgetown University."

 

 

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