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."