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Men's Basketball Hosts #6 Miami on Saturday

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:02:00 EST

For the first time since downing sixth-ranked Virginia in front of a raucous crowd on Nov. 16, 2015, the GW men's basketball team welcomes in a top-10 opponent to Smith Center as Miami comes to town this Saturday.

Men's Basketball Downed by Penn State

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 19:43:00 EST

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The George Washington's men's basketball team concluded its away-from-home non-conference slate on Saturday afternoon, and while a loss at Penn State evened the Colonials record at 5-5, GW has nearly made it through a gauntlet of Ken Pomeroy's top-50 programs that saw the team take on Florida State (27th) in Tallahassee, Xavier (12th) and K-State (34th) in Las Vegas, and Temple (46th) on the neutral floor of Capital One Arena before falling to the Nittany Lions (41st) in Happy Valley, 74-54.

Men's Basketball Set for Saturday Matinee at Penn State

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:19:00 EST

TIPPING OFF: After three straight wins in an eight-day span, GW leaves Washington, D.C. for its second true road game of the season at Penn State on Saturday. The Colonials and Nittany Lions are meeting for the fourth consecutive season with Penn State having won two of the past three matchups, including a 74-68 win in the Charles E. Smith Center last year that snapped GW's 27-game non-conference home winning streak.

Men's Basketball Handles Princeton, 71-60

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:00:00 EST

A week ago when the George Washington men's basketball team took the floor at home against Morgan State, they were coming off a tough trip to Vegas that saw their record drop to 2-4 on the season after losses, albeit hard fought, to power conference foes Xavier and Kansas State. Down but not out and battle-tested against tough competition, something clicked in Nevada.

Nolan Jr. Impressing with Big and Small Plays

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:34:00 EST

The play won't show up on Terry Nolan Jr.'s personal highlight reel, which is already loaded with high-flying dunks, acrobatic finishes and other crowd-pleasing feats from his first month in a GW men's basketball uniform.

Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Yuta Watanabe

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:21:00 EST

Watanabe hit a pair of career milestones while leading the men's basketball team to key victories at home over Morgan State and vs. Temple in the BB&T Classic.

Watanabe Named A-10 Co-Player of the Week

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:38:00 EST

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- After leading the GW men's basketball team to wins over Morgan State and Temple last week, senior guard Yuta Watanabe has been named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Watanabe shares the honor with Justin Tillman of VCU.

Bolden Steps Up as Men's Basketball Earns Key Victory

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:30:00 EST

With a tense finish looming Sunday afternoon against Temple, Jair Bolden wanted the ball in his hands. No pressure.

Men's Basketball Outshoots Temple, 71-67

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 17:39:00 EST

WASHINGTON -- At the site of the 2018 A-10 Championships in March, GW men's basketball took center stage at Capital One Arena in downtown, DC and took down former A-10 rival Temple for the second consecutive season.

Watanabe's Complete Performance Sparks Men's Basketball

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:02:00 EST

Yuta Watanabe has earned a reputation as one of the top defenders in the Atlantic 10, using his unique combination of length and athleticism to frustrate opponents of all sizes and skill sets.

Men's Basketball Staves Off Morgan State, 73-66

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 22:10:00 EST

Behind a career-high 26 points from Japanese sensation Yuta Watanabe on International Night at the Smith Center, the George Washington men's basketball team pulled to within a game of .500 in a 73-66 victory against the Bears of Morgan State on Wednesday night.


Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:36:00 EST


Men's Basketball Hosts Morgan State on Wednesday

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:44:00 EST

After spending the Thanksgiving holiday in Las Vegas playing a pair of power conference teams, the GW men's basketball team returns home to Smith Center where it will host Morgan State Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Men's Basketball Pushes Kansas State to the Wire

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 22:37:00 EST

LAS VEGAS -- In its second game in as many days against another major conference foe, the George Washington men's basketball team showed it will be no easy out come Atlantic 10 play nor in the A-10 Championship in DC in March. This time the Colonials battled the Big 12's Kansas State, and proved to be up for the challenge against a team that won a game in the NCAA Tournament a year ago.

Men's Basketball Fights but Falls to #15 Xavier

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:56:00 EST

LAS VEGAS -- In a game that was much closer than the final score would indicate, the George Washington Colonials gave #15 Xavier all it could handle at the Las Vegas Invitational in Nevada. GW went toe-to-toe with the Musketeers, who came into the game undefeated on the season and having last lost in last year's Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.