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MAC McCLUNG BACK? Ewing Seems to Think So

Ewing spoke with Andy Katz about futures of McClung, Yurtseven, and Pickett...

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Coach Patrick Ewing has been quite chatty with the media this week and surprised fans of the Georgetown Hoyas with news of Mac McClung, Omer Yurtseven, and Jamorko Pickett.

Hopefully, in this interview with Andy Katz, Ewing didn’t let the cat out of the bag for Mac McClung, but it’s great news for Hoyas fans.

Then again, there’s this from Mac’s agent:


Ewing also confirmed that Omer Yurtseven is staying in the NBA Draft. Yurtseven has issued a couple of “thank you” posts and seems to have made his mind up. Ewing is confident with Qudus Wahab and Timothy Ighoefe at center.

Also, somewhat surprising was the revelation that Jamorko Pickett had declared for the draft. The mercurial Pickett has always had the size and shown glimmers of ability to perform at the next level, but had not been mentioned as “testing the waters” previously. It’s a smart move for the rising senior.

Patrick Ewing also appeared on the Dan Patrick show today, but failed to get beyond questions about Michael Jordan and the Dream Team. It’s certainly worth a listen—like many of the Dream Team players, Ewing is a gifted story teller.


Mac McClung’s agent tweeted the following denials: