Basketball Season Preview 2017-18

Finding Answers

Basketball programs look to fill roster gaps amid role shifts

Both Colonials teams are confident before their seasons start Friday, despite offseason losses and inexperienced rosters.

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Men’s Basketball

Jack Granger

Former manager joins the roster after three years on the sideline

Yuta Watanabe

Senior guard enters final season at center of the action

Bo Zeigler

Graduate transfer returns to Smith Center ready to play

Prioritizing defense

With fluid positions, men’s basketball prioritizes defensive end

Freshman Class

Four-man freshman class expects to see action as soon as the season begins

Second-year leaders

Jair Bolden and Arnaldo Toro prepare to lead young lineup

Women’s Basketball

Their turn to lead

Seniors said their coach will rely on them to score, defend and lead

Fast-pace offense

Guard-heavy Colonials prepare for fast-paced year

Mei-Lyn Bautista

Outspoken point guard takes on the season’s challenges with her voice

Freshman Class

Freshman trio brings energy, athleticism to program

Camila Tapias

Senior brings international basketball experience back to GW