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Colonials come up short in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – Nobody expected it to be a close game. Xavier, at home, was not supposed to be an opponent against which a struggling men’s basketball team would be able find its stride. The Colonials headed to Cincinnati Wednesday against long odds, ready to take on a Xavier team that had gone 9-1 at the […]

Injuries force five Colonials to watch from sidelines

From left to right: Kye Allums: Concussions have caused problems for Allums dating back to the guard’s high school career as a soccer player. Allums sustained two concussions this season, first against Coppin State Nov. 18 and against Miami Dec. 28, and will see a concussion specialist sometime in the middle of next week. Megan […]

Sports in Brief

Men’s and women’s tennis picked near top of A-10 For the third consecutive season, the men’s tennis team is predicted to finish first in the Atlantic 10, while the women’s tennis team, coming off of its surprise run to the conference championships last season, is predicted to finish second in the A-10. The men’s tennis […]

Shooting woes return against Bonnies

As recently as a week and a half ago, it seemed that the men’s basketball team finally had its problems on the offensive end of the court figured out. The Colonials weren’t setting the court on fire with points, but GW was at least being consistent, scoring points and, most of all, winning games. Whatever […]

Injured Colonials can’t handle late Fordham run

Women’s basketball head coach Mike Bozeman didn’t start sophomore Danni Jackson against Fordham on the road Saturday afternoon as a precaution. Jackson was recovering from a sprained knee, Bozeman thought, so he would bring his usual starting point guard off the bench and make sure that she didn’t overextend herself against the Rams. But once […]

Basketball Notebook

Anderson continues to bedevil Colonials RICHMOND, Va. Richmond guard Kevin Anderson dominated the men’s basketball team Wednesday night, scoring 15 of his 20 points against the Colonials in the second half to help the Spiders earn a come-from-behind victory against GW. It’s a sight that GW junior guard Tony Taylor has gotten used to seeing […]

Colonials collapse at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. – For exactly 20 minutes Wednesday night, it seemed like the men’s basketball team had finally figured the Richmond Spiders out. GW went into the locker room midway through Wednesday night’s game at the Robins Center with a 33-24 lead, having found success both shutting down the Spiders on defense and getting to […]

Crimson snaps GW winning streak at five

The men’s basketball team’s loss Saturday afternoon to Harvard might not mean much in the long run. With its undefeated Atlantic 10 record still intact after the loss to the Ivy League foe, the Colonials’ spot atop the early conference standings remains unchanged, but the true ramifications of Saturday’s loss might not be best represented […]

Colonials get defensive in fifth-straight win

GW: 72 Fordham: 52 Early in the season, when the men’s basketball team was suffering through offensive growing pains and struggling to put points on the board, it was the Colonials defense that was the team’s saving grace, a bright spot in what was, at the time, an otherwise dim outlook for the 2010-2011 campaign. […]

Smith, GW improving after slow start

GW: 78 Saint Joseph’s: 71 PHILADELPHIA – When sophomore guard and preseason All-Atlantic 10 Third Team selection Lasan Kromah went down for the season with a sprained left foot, expectations for the men’s basketball team plummeted. Kromah was the team’s leading returning scorer from last season and the Greenbelt, Md., native was expected to be […]