Stephen Bernard

Colonial Women’s basketball ousted in second round of Big Dance

Norman, Okla. – The GW women’s basketball team’s trip back to the NCAA tournament handed the No. 7 Colonials two early obstacles. They conquered the first task, beating the Mideast Region’s 10th seed University of Oklahoma on the Sooners’ home court. But the second, beating the team that snapped Connecticut’s record 70-game winning streak, proved […]

Men falter in late comeback attempt

Five players scored in double figures to rally the Colonials within three points of Rhode Island, but the GW men’s basketball team fell just short of a comeback as the Rams held on to win 77-72 in Kingston, R.I., Saturday night. The loss was GW’s second straight, dropping the Colonials two games behind fourth place […]

Late Xavier spurt keeps GW men from upset

For the fourth time this season, the GW men’s basketball team showed that it has the talent to compete with the top teams in the country. But once again, it lacked the maturity to execute when the game was on the line. Sophomore T.J. Thompson scored his fifth straight point with nine minutes left to […]

Men defend home court

The GW men’s basketball team used a solid defensive attack to win back-to-back games for the first time since December, knocking off Duquesne 68-58 at the Smith Center Saturday. A three-pointer by senior Chris Monroe with 25 seconds remaining in the first half put the Colonials (8-10, 2-5 Atlantic 10) up for good as they […]

Men spoil Monroe’s milestone

The Colonials led Massachusetts by as many as eight points in the second half Saturday while senior Chris Monroe became just the second player in GW history to score 2,000 career points, but the GW men’s basketball team still found a way to lose. GW (6-10, 0-5 Atlantic 10) mustered only one field goal in […]

Men’s basketball drops fifth straight

A three-pointer by sophomore T.J. Thompson with just over a minute remaining cut Richmond’s lead to two points, but the GW men’s basketball team was unable to get any closer and dropped its fifth straight game to the Spiders 63-57 Tuesday night in Richmond, Va. Senior Chris Monroe led the Colonials (6-9, 0-4 Atlantic 10) […]

Men’s basketball analysis: Freshmen fall short to bigger Flyers

The Colonials needed help on the offensive end from their six-man tandem of freshman forwards Saturday night, but the rookies offered little production and shot a combined four-for-19 from the field. With four upperclassmen in the starting lineup and six players weighing in at over 200 pounds, Dayton took advantage of experience and strength in […]

Men drop first two A-10 games, fall below .500

The GW men’s basketball team struggled out of the gate in the new year, dropping its first two Atlantic 10 games at Temple and La Salle. After a 6-5 start in non-conference play, the Colonials stumbled through a Philadelphia road trip, losing to the Owls 68-65 last Sunday and falling to the Explorers 67-49 Saturday […]

Men lose cross-town battle to American University

Even with sophomore T.J. Thompson’s career-high 26 points and nine assists, the GW men’s basketball team fell to cross-town rival American University Thursday, 81-75 for the team’s second loss in three games. The loss is the Colonials’ first against the Eagles (5-6) in ten games between the two D.C. squads. American’s last victory over GW […]

Monroe dazzles Universal in GW win

The GW men’s basketball team’s last exhibition game Thursday night was supposed to be a tune-up for the team’s young core of players but head coach Karl Hobbs took it one step further, giving nearly every player a chance to shake off the rust. Ten different Colonials played 10 minutes or more as GW beat […]