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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

San Diego State goes cold, loses to GW in NIT semis

NEW YORK (AP) -- George Washington looked right at home in Madison Square Garden, even though the arena was unfamiliar territory.Tyler Cavanaugh had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Colonials 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...
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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

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from Florida’s 82-77 loss at George Washington

Some observations following Florida’s 82-77 loss at George Washington on Wednesday night: – For as well as the Gators played offensively throughout the game, they took some questionable shots down the stretch. Two that stood out — a deep 3-point attempt by senior forward Dorian Finney-Smith with Florida trailing 74-73 with under two minutes left and a long mid-range jumper...
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March 23, 2016

George Washington beats Florida, advances to NIT semifinals

WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored 23, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute, and Kevin Larsen added 19 points with a season-high 13 rebounds to help George Washington beat Florida 82-77 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the NIT. Patricio Garino added 13 points and rebounds for fourth-seeded George Washington. Cavanaugh made 4 of 5 from 3-point range. A jumper...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

KeVaughn Allen scores 22, but Florida bounced from NIT by George Washington

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Tyler Cavanaugh scored 23, including a key 3-pointer in the final minute, and Kevin Larsen added 19 points with a season-high 13 rebounds to help George Washington beat Florida 82-77 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the NIT. Patricio Garino added 13 points and rebounds for fourth-seeded George Washington. Cavanaugh made 4 of 5 from 3-point range....
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March 23, 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

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

George Washington cruises by La Salle 90-50

Tyler Cavanaugh scored 22 points, Patricio Garino had 19 points and eight rebounds and George Washington beat La Salle 90-50 on Sunday.
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February 21, 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

George Washington beats Duquesne 81-74

PITTSBURGH (AP) Kevin Larsen scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as George Washington beat Duquesne 81-74 on Wednesday night. Larsen was 7 of 13 from the field for the Colonels (19-7, 8-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Tyler Cavanaugh and Joe McDonald added 14 points apiece and Matt Hart chipped in 11 points. The team had a 39-23 rebounding edge over Duquesne. Duquesne's Micah...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Garino scores 27 as George Washington beats VCU, 72-69

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Patricio Garino scored 27 points and Joe McDonald hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:11 remaining Saturday and George Washington beat VCU 72-69, ending the Rams' 12-game winning streak. McDonald and Tyler Cavanaugh each scored 11 for the Colonials (18-5, 7-3 Atlantic 10), who took their first lead of the second half on a basket by Kevin Larsen with 3 minutes to...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington outlasts Davidson 79-69

Patricio Garino scored 17 points, Tyler Cavanaugh 16 and George Washington defeated Davidson 79-69 on Wednesday night.
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington outlasts Davidson 79-69

WASHINGTON (AP) Patricio Garino scored 17 points, Tyler Cavanaugh 16 and George Washington defeated Davidson 79-69 on Wednesday night. Garino 6 of 11 and Cavanaugh 6 of 13 from the floor for the Colonials (17-5, 6-3 Atlantic 10), who shot 53 percent. Yuta Watanabe added 13 points and Joe McDonald grabbed 10 rebounds with his nine points. Jack Gibbs, ranked fourth in the nation...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Richmond knocks off George Washington 98-90 in 2OT

WASHINGTON (AP) ShawnDre' Jones scored 29 points, Khwan Fore had 18 and the pair combined for all 13 Richmond points in the second overtime of a 98-90 win over George Washington on Thursday night. Each made a basket and combined to go 9 of 12 from the line while the Colonials were 2 of 7 from the field with two turnovers in the second overtime. Jones had a 3-point play with 22...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavanaugh leads George Washington past Rhode Island 62-58

WASHINGTON (AP) Patricio Garino's jump shot with 1:32 left broke a tie game and George Washington sank five late free throws to seal a 62-58 win over Rhode Island on Friday. Tyler Cavanaugh hit two of those free throws and finished the game with 13 points and 10 rebounds as he helped George Washington (15-4, 4-2 Atlantic 10) improve to 11-0 at home this season. Tipoff was moved...
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington tops UMass 81-70

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored 26 points and George Washington defeated Massachusetts 81-70 on Tuesday night. Cavanaugh, who has scored in double figures in every game this season, was 13 of 15 from the free-throw line where the Colonials (14-3, 3-1 Atlantic 10) made 29 of 34. Patricio Garino added 17 points, Kevin Larsen 13 points and eight rebounds, and Alex Mitola...
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January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington cruises against Duquesne, 91-64

WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored a career-best 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and George Washington had no trouble in a 91-64 win over Duquesne on Saturday night. The victory was George Washington's 10th consecutive at home to start the season. Cavanaugh hit 11 of his 16 shots from the field, including 6 of 10 from distance. Kevin Larsen added a career-high 25 points...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Month in Review: Atlantic-10

As conference play begins the Atlantic-10 race is heating up fast. No team truly asserted itself at the top of the conference, but leading into league play trends are starting to form. Let’s break it all down. … WANNA WIN THE LEAGUE? BEAT DAYTON. Dayton has been the A-10’s best team so far, and there’s no question about it. The Flyers are in the top-10 in the RPI and five...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

George Washington beats Fordham 69-63 in Atlantic 10 opener

WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh had 21 points with 10 rebounds and George Washington beat Fordham 69-63 in an Atlantic 10 Conference opener on Sunday night. Cavanaugh was 7 of 12 from the floor, and was one point shy of his career best. Patricio Garino scored 12 points and Yuta Watanabe chipped in 10 for the Colonials (12-2, 1-0), who have beaten Fordham in five-straight games...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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