The Colonials limited Memphis to 38 points on the day, the lowest total GW has held an opponent to so far this season.
The Colonials ended the night shooting 38.9 percent from the field while allowing the Tribe to shoot at a 45.0 percent clip.
GW’s best bet will be to pound the ball in the paint and capitalize on its size advantage, as the Tribe start only one player more than 6 feet tall.
The Colonials graduated their top two performers – Cami Drouin-Allaire and Chelsea Raineri – in the past two seasons.
Senior walk-on Anna Savino said she entered the season not expecting to see minutes on the court, but she has started in GW’s last five games.
The Colonials will have a tall order guarding Towson’s potent scorer, but the rest of Towson’s roster is putting up comparable numbers to GW’s squad.
Georgia Tech held a 17–0 advantage in fast break points over the Colonials and kept a staggering 44–12 advantage in the paint.
The Colonials held Princeton to 29.0 percent shooting on the night while going 44.2 percent from the field.
The Colonials will face a Princeton defense that limited opponents to 55.1 points per game last season in the Ivy League.
The Colonials finished the home-opener shooting 24 percent on 12-for-51 shooting against the Dukes.