The Colonials defeated the Tigers by 23 points behind 42.1 percent shooting and three players with double-digit scoring totals.
The Colonials will face Gannon at 7 p.m. Friday for their first game of the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference tournament.
Forward Bo Zeigler, a graduate transfer from South Florida, will look to use his size and athleticism to add to GW’s lineup.
Junior point guard Mei-Lyn Bautista is looking to lead with her voice as the starting point guard of the 2017-18 Colonials.
The Colonials were fueled by 21-point performances by senior guard Yuta Watanabe and sophomore guard Jair Bolden Saturday.
After serving as the team’s manager for three years, senior Jack Granger joined men’s basketball as a walk-on in his final year at GW.
Neither GW nor Duquesne found the back of the net during the Colonials’ final regular season matchup.
From dunk contests to dance-offs, men’s and women’s basketball kicked off the 2017-18 season at Colonial Madness Friday.
Kate O’Byrne and Laurel Wain are the only female student-athletes on a men’s team in the Class of 2021.
Men’s and women’s swimming and diving went undefeated Saturday in their first dual meet of the year at Howard.