1/6/82: BIG EAST DEBUTS FOR EWING, MULLIN

Jan. 6, 1982 featured the first time Patrick Ewing and Chris Mullin entered the public consciousness. Ewing’s Georgetown Hoyas would face Mullin’s St. John’s Redmen at The Garden in the first national doubleheader there since the 1960s. It featured a matchup of ranked teams — Georgetown was No. 14 and St. John’s was No. 9 in the country.

In this meeting, Ewing and the Hoyas would completely dominate. At one point, Georgetown led 41-9 in the first half and wound up cruising to a 72-42 victory.