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Former players say 'change needs to be made' at Georgetown

8:54 AM ET Jeff GoodmanESPN Insider Close Joined ESPN as a college basketball Insider in June 2013 Previously wrote for CBSSports.com and FOXSports.com The list is neither long nor impressive: Maryland-Baltimore County. Belmont. Eastern Washington. Those are the trio of notches John Thompson III and the Georgetown Hoyas have on their belt in the past decade when it matters most — during the NCAA tournament. “Everyone knows a change needs to be made,” one former player said. “But no one will dare stand up and say it.” The Hoyas are ...

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Georgetown to offer slave descendants preferential admission status

In an effort to acknowledge its ties to slavery, Georgetown University will offer the descendants of nearly 300 slaves preferential treatment in its admissions process. In 1838, the school sold 272 slaves who were working on plantations in southern Maryland to pay down its debts. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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