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A father, a son, a classic rivalry over

Thompsons bookend Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry with memorable victories

Originally Published: March 9, 2013
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

WASHINGTON D.C. -- The two bookends sat in the front and back of the room, one tucked behind the television cameras, the other before them.

It's been that way for some time for John Thompson Jr. and John Thompson III, though the roles have reversed over the years. The son used to hang in the background, the little kid watching his dad at work.

Now it's the father in the shadows, propped on a table, while his son prowls the sideline and talks into the microphone to earn his paycheck. ...

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