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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.

Men's Basketball Set for Tough Test in Las Vegas

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:28:00 EST

Terry Nolan, Jr., provided the enduring highlight of GW’s trip to Florida State on Nov. 14. The 6-foot-2 freshman skied over 6-foot-9 Mfiondu Kabengele for an attention-grabbing dunk, a soon-to-be viral clip that accentuated an 18-point performance in his second collegiate game.

Men's Basketball Falls at the Buzzer to Rider, 67-65

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:04:00 EST

In a heart stopper at the Charles E. Smith Center that featured 13 lead changes and another baker's dozen of ties - including four in the final 7:00 of play - a would-be game-winning try at the buzzer from Jair Bolden came up short and the George Washington men's basketball fell to Rider, 67-65.

Men's Basketball Sinks Pirates of Hampton, 65-57

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:00:00 EST

In its second home game of the young season, the GW men's basketball team earned its second win via a 65-57 defeat of the Hampton Pirates on Saturday afternoon at the Charles E. Smith Center.

Bo Knows

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:06:00 EST

Bo Zeigler smiled on his way to the foul line, shaking his head in disbelief.

The GW forward had just brought the Charles E. Smith Center crowd to full throat with a breathtaking dunk through contact. He nearly lost the ball as he skied toward the hoop, but he managed to complete the tomahawk jam over a Howard defender, anyway.

Men's Basketball Falls at Florida State

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:42:00 EST

In their first road test of the season, the GW men's basketball team faced a formidable foe from the vaunted ACC and didn't back down against the more experienced, bigger and deeper Florida State Seminoles.

Men's Basketball Hits the Road to Face FSU

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:07:00 EST

TIPPING OFF: The GW men's basketball team heads out on the road for the first time this season as it takes on Florida State on Tuesday night in Tallahassee. It's one of just two true road games in non-conference play for the Colonials, who also travel to Penn State on Dec. 9 and play two neutral site games, Nov. 23-24, as part of the Las Vegas Invitational.

Men's Basketball Flies by Howard, 84-75

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 23:12:00 EST

Sparked by the aerial theatrics of Bo Ziegler, who twice converted alley-oops straight from a baseline inbounds pass, the GW men's basketball team outlasted crosstown foe Howard, 84-75, in both team's season opener.

Crucial Season Awaits Yuta Watanabe

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:21:00 EST

For Yuta Watanabe, the 2017-18 season is an important one. As GW’s best player, his success will be directly linked to that of the team. A strong senior campaign will also set up his future aspirations to play professionally in the NBA.


Thu, 09 Nov 2017 21:13:00 EST


Watanabe Hard at Work Preparing for Senior Season

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:57:00 EST

After the GW men's basketball team's season ended in March, junior Yuta Watanabe had an important decision to make.

Men's Basketball Signs Three to Letters of Intent

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:14:00 EST

WASHINGTON -- GW men's basketball head coach Maurice Joseph announced on Thursday the signing of Shandon Brown, Marcus Littles and Mezie Offurum to National Letters of Intent to join the Colonials for the 2018-19 season.

Why I Chose GW

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:12:00 EST

The recruiting process was quite the wake-up call.

I encountered people that I quickly found out only wanted me because of my ability to put a ball in a hoop. Who I am as a person and what I want to achieve outside of the game seemed lost on them.

Bolden Ready for Bigger Role as GW Opens Season Friday

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:18:00 EST

Sometime in the countdown to Friday’s season opener against Howard, George Washington head coach Maurice Joseph will pull Jair Bolden aside. “Bluetooth” is all he’ll say, perhaps adding a tap of the ear for good measure.

Cavanaugh Makes NBA Debut with Atlanta Hawks

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:45:00 EST

Former GW men's basketball star Tyler Cavanaugh made his NBA debut on Sunday as the Atlanta Hawks took a 117-115 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.