Mike Sielski: Patrick Ewing was a god at Georgetown. Villanova’s win showed his time as Hoyas coach is over.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

NEW YORK — Patrick Ewing rarely raised his voice as he shuffled a mile on his creaky knees along the Madison Square Garden sideline Wednesday night. Villanova was in the process of destroying Georgetown, 80-48, in the first round of the Big East tournament, and in a 12-hour period, Ewing was the last longtime Big East legend to suffer the kind of loss that can cause a coach to curl himself into a ball and ask himself why he ever entered the profession in the first place. In Greensboro, N.C., Syracuse had lost to Wake Forest in the ACC tournament on a buzzer-beater, and afterward, Jim Boeheim h…

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