Three freshmen – forward Chase Paar, forward Jamison Battle and guard Jameer Nelson Jr. – have started all seven A-10 contests.
GW struggled to sink shots from three-point range, going 5-of-28 and finishing below its 32.4 percent season-average.
Nelson Jr. and Battle have served as two of the three players to see action in all 18 games this season.
Redshirt senior guard Armel Potter steadied the offense, putting up nine points in the first half and exploding for 17 points in the second frame.
Three thousand fans donned tricorn hats, inking GW Athletics in the record books for the largest gathering of people wearing tricorn hats in the same place at once.
Freshman forward Jamison Battle led the squad for the second straight game with 20 points, matching his career high.
Freshman forward Jamison Battle said the team has the vigor to win games, but its biggest issue lies in tightening up its play.
The frontcourt has thrived offensively in Rizzotti’s system, amassing 38.1 points per game against A-10 competition.
For the second consecutive game, freshman forward Jamison Battle led the team in scoring, netting 18 points and collecting 10 rebounds.
Dean spent the first half of his freshman season at Southern Mississippi, where he averaged 2.5 points and 2.1 rebounds.