Stephen Bernard

A-10 Tournament Preview: Davidson proves a model leader

When she’s not raising a $100 at the GW athlete date auctions like she did earlier this month, Lindsey Davidson is raising the level of play on the women’s basketball team. The spunky junior, who struggled earlier this season, is hitting her stride in time for the Atlantic 10 Tournament, which starts Saturday for the […]

Sports: Colonials end 10-game losing streak

Karl Hobbs and the Colonials used their home finale to end the team’s 10-game losing streak with a win over Richmond, giving Hobbs a chance to address his fans on a positive note. The win, which came two days after the team’s worst loss of the season to Dayton, does not save GW from its […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tenth straight hurts most

Posted 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22 — The frustration of a team that suffered its 10th-straight loss was apparent Thursday night in GW’s 89-59 loss to visiting Dayton, the Colonials worst loss this season. Struggling three-point specialist Greg Collucci was handed a technical with 13 minutes remaining in the game for complaining he was fouled on […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Hobbs uses Smith Center finale to end losing streak

Karl Hobbs and his Colonials ended a 10-game losing streak by defeating Richmond 53-49 on Senior Day at the Smith Center. The win, perhaps the sweetest yet this year, comes two days after the Colonials worst loss of the season, a 30-point beating by visiting Dayton. The Colonials gave up 40 fewer points against Richmond […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Xavier hands GW eighth-straight loss

Posted 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15 – Once again, an opponent’s scoring run burnt GW as the visiting Colonials fell 89-75 Thursday night to Xavier. Xavier started the second half with a 13-4 run to expand a halftime lead to 15. GW cut the lead to seven midway through the second half, but again Xavier (18-4 […]

Temple loss typifies losing streak

Saturday’s home loss against Temple exemplified what has gone wrong for the Colonials during their current seven-game losing streak. GW displayed streaky shooting and sloppy passing in the most recent loss and dug themselves into a large first-half hole. For the seventh straight game, poor first-half shooting and turnovers cost the Colonials as they fell […]

Sports: Colonial women prove their depth

Even with their three seemingly impossible last-second comebacks, untimely injuries are teaching GW it is not an invincible team. Last month, freshman Anna Montanana replaced senior Elena Vishniakova after a torn ACL ended the forward’s season. Now, Montanana is on the bench nursing a strained knee that has been a reoccurring problem all season and […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Colonials are wearing thin

Rhode Island had the kind of second half GW had been known for earlier this season. The visiting Rams outscored the Colonials 42-22 in the second half Saturday, handing GW a humiliating fourth-straight loss while ending its own winless conference showing. Not only did the Colonials (10-9, 3-5 A-10) effort continue the team’s slide, it […]

Hobbs’s recruits grow up

Being outsized by opponents is something the Colonials will not have to worry about next season. Four high school recruits, including the highly-touted forward Omar Williams, are at least 6-foot-6 and comprise the 22nd strongest class in the country, according to RivalsHoops.com. Head coach Karl Hobbs, making good on his reputation as a great recruiter, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Colonials save face against Xavier

Posted 11:00 a.m. Jan. 18 – Every time the Colonials made a run, the Xavier Musketeers had an answer. Xavier jumped out to a quick 10-point lead at the Smith Center Thursday night, and GW couldn’t get any closer than six point the rest of the way. Led by sophomore Romain Sato’s 23 points, Xavier […]