Game time. Read up on men’s and women’s basketball they enter
the season with high expectations led by a fresh and promising coaching staff in
The Hatchet’s 2022 Basketball Guide.

Men’s Basketball

Caputo ready to revive men’s basketball with tested NCAA experience in his court

Head Coach Chris Caputo said he’s restocked the player and coaching roster with “really competitive talent” to establish the program’s sustainability.

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Men’s basketball navigates high expectations under Caputo’s leadership

In the program’s 109th year, Caputo will take on the challenge of turning around a program that hasn’t seen an NCAA tournament berth since 2014.

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Men’s basketball welcomes three transfers to rebuild talent

Guards Maximus Edwards and EJ Clark and forward Keegan Harvey are filling the shoes of former star guards Joe Bamisile and Brayon Freeman.

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Lindo Jr. leading by example in final season with men’s basketball

With four years in the NCAA already under his belt, senior forward Ricky Lindo Jr. plans to lead the team with a fresh coaching staff.

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Men’s basketball looks to bolster defense to remain competitive with of A-10 rivals

Head Coach Chris Caputo said the team is looking to protect the perimeter, prevent shots in the paint and limit the number of fouls that lead to free throws.

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Women’s Basketball

Nya Lok looks to finish strong with women’s basketball

Senior guard Nya Lok entered basketball when she filled in for her high school’s club team, but she’s emerged as an asset for women’s basketball.

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McCombs leaning on roster additions to revamp women’s basketball scoring

Women’s basketball Head Coach Caroline McCombs has added six players with proven 3-point range to bolster GW’s shooting.

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High-stakes women’s basketball games to look out for through regular season

The Colonials will play 16 games against A-10 competition, with each game televised by CBS Sports Network, ESPN+ or NBC Sports Washington.

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Women’s basketball’s senior leaders look to inspire teammates, cement legacy

For women’s basketball’s trio of seniors, this season is about instilling team-first values in their younger teammates.

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Women’s basketball focused on 3-point shooting during off-season

Officials developed the program based on NBA star Stephen Curry, who shoots 250 to 300 shots during season practices to bolster the team’s offense.

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Culture

GW Athletics, George’s Army rallying fan base with tailgates, fan section traditions

New merch, social media promotions and collaborations with student organizations headline George’s Army’s plans for the season.

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