Patrick Ewing will formally interview for Georgetown's head coaching vacancy.

Ewing is currently associate head coach of the Charlotte Hornets and has long been seeking an NBA head coaching job.

Ewing attended Georgetown where he played for John Thompson Jr. Thompson has been a proponent of hiring Ewing despite the fact that his son, John Thompson III, was fired from the job.

Ewing was close to receiving an offer last offseason for the Sacramento Kings' job.

Ewing has proven himself to be a tenacious worker and engaged tactician in the NBA.