Providence coach Ed Cooley has accepted an offer from Georgetown to be its next men's head basketball coach, the school announced on Monday. The move is huge for Cooley, considering his status as the hometown, favored son of Providence. To leave for the Hoyas' program in Washington, D.C., is a seismic decision for Cooley, Providence, Georgetown and the Big East. Georgetown fired Patrick Ewing earlier this month following a disappointing six-year tenure, and sources told CBS Sports the school has been targeting Cooley for weeks. Cooley met with Georgetown brass on Sunday. Cooley met with his family on Monday morning to discuss the decision. Cooley, who grew up in Providence, has long described PC as his dream job.
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