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Fore's steal helps Richmond edge GW 70-67 in A-10 quarters

PITTSBURGH (AP) Khwan Fore made a game-saving steal and continued down court for an exclamation layup at the buzzer and third-seeded Richmond escaped with a 70-67 win over George Washington in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals on Friday night. Down one with 5.8 seconds left and the ball under its own basket, the Colonials went up top to Yuta Watanabe but as he tried to...
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March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

George Washington pulls ahead late in A-10 tourney win

PITTSBURGH (AP) Yuta Watanabe scored 18 points, Jair Bolden hit a key 3-pointer and George Washington pulled away late to beat Saint Louis 53-46 on Thursday night in the second round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. No. 6 seed George Washington (19-13) plays third-seeded Richmond in a Friday quarterfinal. The Colonials trailed by 14 early in the second half, but rallied...
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March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

George Washington holds on to beat St. Bonaventure 76-70

WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and George Washington snapped a three-game skid, holding back a late rally to beat St. Bonaventure 76-70 on Saturday. Cavanaugh was 9 of 19 from the floor and 13 of 14 from the free throw line for the Colonials (13-12, 5-7 Atlantic 10). Jaren Sina added 22 points and seven rebounds. The Colonials...
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February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

VCU stuns George Washington in final second

WASHINGTON (AP) JeQuan Lewis drilled two free throws with 0.4 seconds left and VCU needed a crazy finish to earn its fifth-straight win 54-53 over George Washington on Wednesday night. VCU (19-5, 9-2 Atlantic 10) held a 52-50 lead when Lewis missed the front end of a one-and-one that could have iced the game. On the ensuing possession, George Washington's Yuta Watanabe drilled...
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February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

George Washington sets season-high point mark in win

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 points, added seven rebounds, and George Washington won its second straight game, 87-68 over George Mason on Wednesday night. The Colonels had lost five of their previous six before the back-to-back wins. Jordan Roland hit five 3-pointers and also finished with 20 points for George Washington (11-9, 3-4 Atlantic 10), which hit 11 of...
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January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Cavanaugh's 20 leads George Washington past Davidson, 73-69

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 points and George Washington collected a 73-69 win over Davidson in the Colonials Atlantic 10 Conference home opener. Jack Gibbs hit a 3-pointer to get Davidson within two, 71-69 with 20 seconds left, but Jaren Sina converted a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left to nail down the victory. The Colonials (9-6, 1-1) saw a 12-point...
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January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Roland's career-high 27 lead George Washington by UCF 74-59

WASHINGTON (AP) Jordan Roland scored 22 of his career-high 27 points in the second half to lead George Washington to a 74-59 win over Central Florida on Thursday night. Tyler Cavanaugh added 19 points for the Colonials (8-4), who have won three straight and five of six. It was a struggled for both teams in the first half - each making just 1 in 3 shots - with the only point in...
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December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Smith leads George Washington to 68-67 win over S. Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) Collin Smith sank a 3-pointer with three seconds to play and a Jaren Sina steal with a second left sealed a 68-67 win for George Washington over South Florida on Saturday. The Colonials were trailing 67-63 with 46 seconds left to play when Smith was fouled then hit two from the line to pull George Washington to within two, 67-65. Then he sank the winning 3-pointer...
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December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Interim coach Joseph brings energy to George Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) Maurice Joseph's first head coaching job comes with an interim tag and after an awkward summer for George Washington's basketball program. The 31-year-old understands his best attributes and is leaning on them as the Colonials' Nov. 11 season opener against Maryland-Eastern Shore approaches. ''In the grand scheme of things, the major focus has been to bring energy...
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November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Lonergan sues George Washington after being fired over player abuse allegations

Things are not well in Foggy Bottom. Until he was fired Friday, Mike Lonergan had been the men’s basketball coach at George Washington for five seasons, leading the Colonials to the NIT championship this past spring. In July, the Washington Post ran an expose on Lonergan’s program, featuring numerous allegations of verbal and emotional abuse from George Washington University...
Via The Comeback
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington HC Mike Lonergan accused of being ‘verbally, emotionally abusive’

The George Washington Colonials have had some relative success the last few years as they made the NCAA Tournament in 2014 and won the NIT earlier this year. However, it seems as though head coach Mike Lonergan could be running some of his players off due to his nature on the court and in the locker room. The Washington Post released an article that calls out Lonergan as being ...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Author of George Washington NIT recap pays tribute to Billy Joel, or just loves the guy

As you surely know being a discerning fan of sports and sports media, the game recap is essentially a dying form of sports journalism. Maybe last rites have already been given, in fact, when we can quickly get scores online and on television. We’ll read a reaction piece or column about the game which covers the pertinent moments later on. But if the game recap is indeed an art...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington and Valparaiso set to meet for NIT title

NEW YORK (AP) A few weeks back, Mike Lonergan's buddy sent him a basketball net. The message was pure motivation: cut one down in March. With a victory over Valparaiso in the National Invitation Tournament championship game Thursday night, the George Washington coach and his posse of international players can do just that. Smack in the middle of Madison Square Garden, no less...
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March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

GW throttles San Diego St 65-46 to reach NIT title game

NEW YORK (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and George Washington advanced to the championship game of the National Invitation Tournament by throttling San Diego State in a 65-46 victory Tuesday night. Patricio Garino added 13 points for the fourth-seeded Colonials (27-10), who matched the school record for wins in a season and won in their first visit to Madison...
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March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington 82, Florida 77

Junior forward Tyler Cavanaugh scored 23 points and knocked down a key 3-pointer in the final minute, and George Washington advanced to the NIT Final Four for the first time in school history after posting an 82-77 victory over Florida on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Kevin Larsen had 19 points and 13 rebounds for the fourth-seeded Colonials (26-10). Patricio Garino scored 13 points...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington advances to its first NIT quarterfinal

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Patricio Garino scored 19 on 8-of-12 shooting and George Washington beat Monmouth 87-71 on Monday night to advance to its first NIT quarterfinal. Fourth-seeded George Washington (25-10) will host No. 2 seed Florida (21-14) on Wednesday. Monmouth got within 39-38 early in the second half but Garino's fast...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Mitola's shot gives Colonials 82-80 win over Hofstra in NIT

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Mitola's 12-foot runner with four seconds remaining gave George Washington an 82-80 win over Hofstra in a first-round NIT game on Wednesday night. The Colonials will play at Monmouth, a No. 1 seed, on Monday. Mitola's 3-pointer, his first points after missing seven shots, gave George Washington an 80-71 lead with 2:38 to go. Hofstra rallied to knot the game...
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March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

GW coach Lonergan: 'I'll put our wins against Monmouth's'

NEW YORK (AP) George Washington coach Mike Lonergan thinks his team is one win away from locking up an at-large NCAA bid - especially if the competition is a low mid-major conference team such as Monmouth. After the Colonials beat Saint Louis 73-65 on Thursday to setup a third-round game at the Atlantic 10 Tournament against fourth-seeded St. Joseph's, Lonergan took a few minutes...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Billikens' season ends with 73-65 A-10 tourney loss to George Washington

NEW YORK -- Yuta Watanabe scored 19 points and George Washington beat Saint Louis 73-65 Thursday to reach the third round of the Atlantic 10 tournament.The fifth-seeded Colonials (23-9), who still hold slim hopes for an at-large NCAA bid, advanced to face fourth-seeded Saint Joseph's on Friday at Barclays Center.Jermaine Bishop scored 15 points to lead No. 13 seed Saint Louis (11...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington beats Saint Louis 73-65 to advance in A-10

NEW YORK (AP) Yuta Watanabe scored 19 points and George Washington beat Saint Louis 73-65 Thursday to reach the third round of the Atlantic 10 tournament. The fifth-seeded Colonials (23-9), who still hold slim hopes for an at-large NCAA bid, advanced to face fourth-seeded St. Joseph's on Friday at Barclays Center. Jermaine Bishop scored 15 points to lead No. 13 seed Saint Louis...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Davidson clinches seed with 87-80 win over George Washington

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Jack Gibbs scored 31 points on 11-for-23 shooting and Davidson cemented its spot in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament by knocking off George Washington, 87-80 on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats cemented the No. 6 seed into the conference tournament next week and the loss did not damage the Colonials No. 5 tourney seed, but George Washington, with non-conference...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington cruises over George Mason 74-52

WASHINGTON (AP) Kevin Larsen and Patricio Garino both scored 17 points and George Washington cruised over George Mason 74-52 on Tuesday night. Garino was 7 of 14 from the field, while Larsen was 6 of 10 with eight rebounds for GW (22-8, 11-6 Atlantic-10). Tyler Cavanaugh added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Jaire Grayer led George Mason (10-20, 4-13) with 14 points. The Patriots...
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

VCU stays atop A10 with 69-65 win over George Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) Jonathan Williams had 17 points Saturday and VCU held off a late charge to beat George Washington 69-65. Justin Tillman's pair of free throws with 2.0 seconds left clinched it and the Rams (21-8, 13-3) maintained first place in the Atlantic 10. Jordan Burgess added 14 points, Mo Alie-Cox scored 11 and Melvin Johnson 10. Patricio Garino had a couple chances while...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Garino's 16 lead George Washington past Richmond, 73-61

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Patricio Garino scored seven of his 16 points during a 14-4 run in the second half and George Washington beat Richmond 73-61 Wednesday night for its third consecutive victory. Kevin Larsen scored 14 and Tyler Cavanaugh and Joe McDonald added 13 each for the Colonials (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic 10). George Washington won despite a scoring drought of more than four...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington cruises by La Salle 90-50

WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored 22 points, Patricio Garino had 19 points and eight rebounds and George Washington beat La Salle 90-50 on Sunday. Cavanaugh recorded his sixth 20-plus game this season and Garino was 7 of 7 from the field with four 3-pointers and four steals. Garino's only miss came at the free-throw line but George Washington hit 18 of 19. George Washington...
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February 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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