Alan Siegel

Two GW men’s basketball players to enter NBA Draft

Posted Saturday, March 26, 4:50 p.m. Updated 6:47 p.m. When the GW men’s basketball team ended its season in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last weekend, junior forwards Mike Hall and Pops Mensah-Bonsu expressed optimism that the Colonials would only get better next year. But there is a chance that neither player will […]

Column: Final thoughts on a whirlwind postseason

Travel, I’ve had my share. After spending a combined six days in Cincinnati and Nashville, I feel like I’ve been everywhere. I didn’t exactly cross the deserts bare or breathe any mountain air, but I did see a nice chunk of the country these past few weeks. Now, after five states, 16 total hours on […]

Men’s basketball knocks off Fordham, advances in A-10 Tournament

GW defeats Fordham Slideshow. Posted Thursday, March 10, 10:01 p.m. CINCINNATI-The GW men’s basketball team came into Thursday’s evening’s Atlantic 10 quarterfinal looking to take a small step toward the first conference title in program history. The top-seeded Colonials didn’t exactly stomp all over East No. 4 seed Fordham early, but they eventually found their […]

Colonials headed to NCAA Tournament

Celebration Slideshow Game Action Slideshow Posted Saturday, March 12, 8:23 p.m. Updated 11:13 p.m. CINCINNATI – Go ahead GW men’s basketball fans, party like it’s 1999. Pardon the Prince reference, but after defeating St. Joseph’s in the Atlantic 10 Tournament finals Saturday evening, the Colonials are headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time […]

Georgia Tech defeats GW in NCAA Tournament

Start the slideshow! Posted Saturday, March 19, 12:18 a.m. Updated Saturday, March 19, 1:32 a.m. NASHVILLE-Remember the rambunctious kid on the playground? You know, the one who looked like he might have the potential to able to out-jump, out-run and out-hustle almost anybody – but just wasn’t quite there yet? That was the GW men’s […]

Finding calm amid chaos

For a few moments at a time, his life is still. Feet set, knees bent, orange globe in tow, he raises his non-shooting arm up vertically, uncurls his fist and folds his ring finger under his thumb. The trinity of digits points skyward, perhaps south, toward his family, or maybe toward Alaska, the most exotic […]

Men’s basketball beats Temple to advance to A-10 final

Game Action Slideshow Posted Friday, March 11, 11:53 p.m. CINCINNATI – Early on, this one was about as dull as college basketball gets. The GW men’s basketball team and Temple were locked up in a cold-shooting and rebounding war, and the U.S. Bank Arena sounded as empty as the Reds’ ballpark next door. As the […]

Men’s basketball team draws Georgia Tech in NCAAs

BOWIE, Md.- According to Tom Petty, waiting is the hardest part. But really, it was the easiest part for the GW men’s basketball team Sunday evening. The Colonials (22-7) locked up a pair of program firsts this weekend: an Atlantic 10 Tournament Title and an automatic NCAA Tournament bid, so watching the selection show at […]

Colonials relish underdog status against Jackets

NASHVILLE – Same bit, different day. The GW men’s basketball team is playing a highly regarded opponent, and like usual, people aren’t giving the Foggy Bottom crew much of a chance. To begin their quest to next week’s Albuquerque Regional and kick off their first NCAA Tournament trip since 1999, the No. 12 seeded Colonials […]