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45  – Number of consecutive years the Georgetown men's basketball team has been coached "either by a member of the Thompson family" or John Thompson Jr. ’s staff, a streak that began in '72. Georgetown today fired Thompson's son, John Thompson III ( WASHINGTONPOST.com, 3/23...

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