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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...
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March 16, 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...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

It's not lucky when the Billikens win 19 straight; they're just that good

ST. LOUIS -- Their leading scorer spent the night in foul trouble and finished with only four points. Their best player missed two drives down the stretch that he hasn't been missing all season. They were badly out-rebounded for half the game. And they had another lousy night shooting free throws. Yet the 10th-ranked Saint Louis Billikens won another close game Saturday night, 66...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington-Saint Louis Preview

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...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington pushes past Richmond 73-65

Maurice Creek scored 16 points and Kevin Larsen added 11 with 13 rebounds as George Washington defeated Richmond 73-65 Tuesday night. The Colonials (20-6, 8-4 Atlantic 10) shot 40.4 percent from the field and out-rebounded Richmond 45-33. Joe McDonald scored 14 points, and Isaiah Armwood chipped in 14 with nine boards. Richmond (17-9, 7-4) shot 44.8 percent, but went 7 of 20 on...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Graham's 25 pushes VCU past GW, 92-75

Treveon Graham scored 25 points and Melvin Johnson had 21 Wednesday night as Virginia Commonwealth beat George Washington 92-75, the Rams' 18th consecutive victory at home. Johnson, who was 5-for-8 from 3-point territory, had 15 in the first half for the Rams (20-5, 8-2 Atlantic 10) as they avenged a 10-point loss on the Colonials' home court a month ago. Isaiah Armwood and Maurice...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington rolls by Fordham 93-67

Maurice Creek scored 20 points and Patricio Garino added 18 points as hot-shooting George Washington overwhelmed Fordham 93-67 Saturday afternoon to remain undefeated at home. In a span of more than 11 minutes of the first half, GW made 16 straight shots from the floor, including six 3-pointers by five different players, the first two coming from Skyler White. During the run, the...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 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...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington cruises past La Salle, 69-47

George Washington used a commanding first-half run to nab a 69-47 victory over La Salle Wednesday night. The win kept head coach Mike Lonergan and the Colonials (17-3, 5-1 A-10) undefeated at home, and tied their longest A-10 win streak since the 2006-07 season. Isaiah Armwood added his sixth double-double of the season with 16 points and 14 rebounds, which tied his career- and...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington beats St. Bonaventure 79-71

Maurice Creek scored 21 points to lift George Washington over St. Bonaventure 79-71 on Saturday. The Colonials (15-3, 3-1 Atlantic 10) got 17 points from Kethan Savage and Kevin Larsen added 15 points and eight boards. GW shot 47 percent from the floor, including 9 of 19 on 3-pointers. Andell Cumberbatch led the Bonnies (11-7, 1-3) with 15 points, while Youssou Ndoye added 14 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

SLU seniors get one last chance to take down Rhode Island

ST. LOUIS -- Opening conference play at Rhode Island figured to be challenging enough for the Saint Louis Billikens. After all, the five seniors who make the Billikens go still are looking for their first victory against the Rams. SLU's task is looking even tougher since Saturday, when Rhode Island (9-6) pulled out an impressive 74-70 victory at LSU. Leading by six at the half, the...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlantic 10: Conference Season Resolutions – Part I

Send to KindleNon-conference season is a thing of the past. As a whole, the A10 has faired extremely well. Consider this: As of December 26th, every team in the league was sitting at .500 or better. That’s no small feat for a 13 team conference with several clubs in apparent “rebuilding” mode such as Duquesne, St. Bonaventure and a team like Fordham that hasn’t seen .500...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington posts 73-55 win over Georgia

George Washington stayed perfect at home, and set a record for most non-conference wins in a season since joining the Atlantic 10 Conference in 1976, with a 73-55 victory over Georgia Friday. The win kept the Colonials (12-2) perfect in the Smith Center this season, while the Bulldogs' (6-6) road woes continued - they're 0-5 at away/neutral sites this season. Kethan Savage paced...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

George Washington takes 69-58 victory over Hofstra

Maurice Creek had 17 points and four steals to lead George Washington to a 69-58 victory over Hofstra Saturday. Creek made 6 of 9 field goal attempts, making 3 of 6 from beyond the arc. Kevin Larsen contributed 14 points and Kethan Savage had 12 for George Washington (11-1). Hofstra (3-8) jumped out to a 6-1 lead and held a 32-29 advantage at the break. There were four lead changes...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Who are these guys? A10 scoring leaders feature new names

Send to KindleThere are several new looks to the Atlantic 10 this season. Gone are familiar institutions such as Xavier and Temple and arriving the George Mason Patriots. Without question there is a new look in the standings as UMass sits atop the leaderboard at a perfect 10-0, followed by upstart 9-1 George Washington. To many, seeing VCU in the A10 still feels a bit unusual, and...
Via College Chalktalk
December 20, 2013  |  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...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

George Washington edges Maryland 77-75

Maurice Creek's buzzer-beater pushed George Washington to a dramatic 77-75 victory over Maryland in Sunday's BB&T Classic. Early in the game, George Washington (8-1) was comfortably in the lead. After a back-and-forth first few minutes, the Colonials used a 9-1 run to take a 12-point lead. George Washington's front court took a serious blow midway through the second when both...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

GW wins again, 93-87 over Rutgers

Isaiah Armwood scored 20 points and Kethan Savage matched his career-high with 18 as George Washington continued its best start since the 2005-06 season with a 93-87 win over Rutgers on Wednesday night. Maurice Creek also scored 18 points and Nemanja Mikic 14 for the Colonials (7-1), who had five players score in double figures and survived knockdown shooting from Rutgers for the...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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