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Pitt Basketball to host George Washington in NIT

On Tuesday night Pitt Basketball will face George Washington in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Panthers are the No. 4 seed and will host the No. 5 seed Colonials at the Peterson Events Center at 7 pm on ESPN. Pitt is 15-3 at home this season and will greatly benefit playing at home in front of the Oakland Zoo student section. The winner is playing for...
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: George Washington beats Dayton in OT with buzzer beater

There weren’t any Top 25 games on tonight, so George Washington had to do something special. Joe McDonald hit the game winner at the buzzer to beat Dayton. With the win, the Colonials move to 17-6 overall and 7-3 in the Atlantic 10 and the Dayton Flyers fall to 17-5 overall and 7-3 in the A10. Buzzer Beater! George Washington's Joe McDonald scores on the game-winning putback...
Via The Student Section
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic 10 Tempo Tuesday: Conference play heating up

Send to Kindle VCU is knocked from the ranks of the conference unbeaten. Richmond stooped the Ram streak and has emerged in their own right; a formidable group. Dayton and Davidson are, not invincible, but still strong while the George Washington Colonials found two tough road games a losing proposition. The numbers provided by Record Offensive Efficiency DefensiveEfficiency...
Via College Chalktalk
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

George Washington holds off Saint Louis 75-72

WASHINGTON -- Yuta Watanabe blocked Mike Crawford's corner 3-point attempt at the buzzer to preserve George Washington's 75-72 victory over Saint Louis on Tuesday night. George Washington trailed by as many as 12 points early in the second half but took a 52-49 lead after a 13-0 run, highlighted by two Watanabe 3-pointers. Patricio Garino scored a team-high 18 points, including six...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

George Washington Finally Gets Signature Win

Coming off their first appearance in the NCAA tournament since 2007, the George Washington Colonials were searching for a signature win this season to prove last season’s run was no fluke. They stumbled in their first three chances, losing to Virginia, Seton Hall, and Penn State all on the road and by an average margin of 11.3 points. On Thursday night George Washington finally...
Via KCM Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington G Joe McDonald has surgery on left hip

George Washington sophomore guard Joe McDonald has had surgery on his left hip and is expected to be ready for next season. 
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did George Washington Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the George Washington Colonials were given a 9-seed in the East-region. They are coached by Mike Lonergan and hail from the Atlantic 10 conference. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Memphis in Raleigh on Friday.  Why: GW finished Atlantic 10 play with...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lonergan: “We’re getting in the tournament” even after Atlantic 10 semifinal loss

BROOKLYN, N.Y.—Tomorrow should be a monumental day for George Washington and head coach Mike Lonergan. The Colonials won’t have an opportunity to cut down the nets at Barclays Center — they fell to VCU, 74-55, in the Atlantic 10 semifinals today — but they, in all likelihood, will hear their name called on Selection Sunday. “We’re getting in the [NCAA] tournament unless...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Live Stream: Saint Joseph’s Hawks vs. George Washington Colonials

Tonight at 9:00 pm in a big Atlantic 10 matchup, the Saint Joseph’s Hawks travel down to the Charles E. Smith Center to take on the George Washington Colonials. The Hawks come into tonight’s game with a 21-7 overall record and an 11-3 Atlantic 10 conference record. For the Colonials, they come into tonight’s game also with a 21-7 overall record and a 9-5 Atlantic 10 conference...
Via Total Sports Live
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

GW falls short against No. 10 Saint Louis

Joe McDonald couldn't hide his exhaustion. He wasn't the only George Washington starter that didn't have much left after getting little help from a thin bench. Jordair Jett scored 16 points, Rob Loe added 12 and No. 10 Saint Louis beat the Colonials 66-59 Saturday night for its 19th straight win. McDonald scored 21 points and Kevin Larsen had 14 for George Washington (20-7, 8...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 SLU welcomes upset-minded George Washington to Chaifetz

After sweating out three straight close calls, Saint Louis braces for what figures to be another difficult test against a 20-win Atlantic 10 opponent. The 10th-ranked Billikens look to extend the longest winning streak in school history while moving to 12-0 in league play for the first time Saturday night against George Washington. While Saint Louis (24-2, 11-0) has won 18 consecutive...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington defeats Duquesne, 71-57

Patricio Garino scored 17 points as George Washington continued its undefeated streak at home Wednesday night, taking down Duquesne 71-57. It was a bounce-back victory the Colonials (18-4, 6-2 Atlantic 10) after falling at Dayton last week. The Dukes (10-11, 2-6), meanwhile, lost their second straight. Nemanja Mikic added 11 points for George Washington and Isaiah Armwood posted...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2014 F Yuta Watanabe to George Washington

The George Washington Colonials snagged a verbal commitment on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Yuta Watanabe, a 6′-8″ power forward that is a native of Japan, pledged to George Washington. Adam Finkelstein of ESPN reported that Watanabe picked George Washington over the Fordham Rams. Watanabe reportedly made his pledge after a strong performance on Sunday at […]
Via Hoopniks
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington defeats George Mason 75-69

A strong second half propelled George Washington past George Mason 75-69 on Saturday as the schools met for the first time as members of the Atlantic 10. Kevin Larsen and Joe McDonald each scored 14 points to lead five Colonials in double-figures as George Washington (16-3, 3-1) won its fourth straight game. George Washington started the second half strong by making seven of its...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington G Savage out 6-8 weeks with broken foot

Kethan Savage, the second leading scorer for George Washington, is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks with a broken foot. The school announced Tuesday that the sophomore guard fractured a metatarsal in his left foot during Saturday's win at St. Bonaventure. Savage has started 17 of 18 games for the Colonials and is averaging 13.4 points and 4.6 rebounds. George Washington is...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: George Washington To Wear New Unis vs. VCU Featuring D.C. Skyline

The George Washington Colonials are looking for a bit of change in their wardrobe, and tomorrow night against VCU they will get just that — the team is going to be wearing #MonumentalHomeCourtAdvantage uniforms when the Rams enter the Smith Center: GW to Don Special D.C.-Inspired, #MonumentalHomeCourtAdvantage Uniforms vs. VCU #RaiseHigh
Via College Spun
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Inside George Washington’s hot start

Send to KindleUmass may be 8-0 and ranked 22nd in the county. And VCU at 8-2 was ranked at a time inside the top 20 while Dayton and Saint Louis are a combined 15-4.  Yet, as we turn towards the middle of December it’s the George Washington Colonials who may be the Atlantic 10′s most impressive squad. Did you see their 9-1 start coming? If you did, hat tip to you. If not, don’t...
Via College Chalktalk
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

George Washington off to best start in 8 years

Two days later, George Washington graduate student Maurice Creek was asked to recreate his shot that beat Maryland. ''Kind of right here,'' he said, hovering by the spot to the left of the free-throw line and just inside the 3-point arc. ''Let's see.'' Creek took a few steps toward midcourt, started his dribble, arrived at the appointed spot, stepped back and let it fly. The clock...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Terps Comeback Falls Short

A frantic comeback by Maryland came up just short as the Terrapins fell to George Washington 77-75 on Sunday. Former Indiana star Maurice Creek led the Colonials with 25 points, including the game winner with less than a second to play. G-W, now 8-1, led by 14 with five minutes to play before the Terps stormed back fueled by a pressing defense. Dez Wells led Maryland with 16 points...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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