The Colonials leaned on their tough defense and hot 3-point shooting for a 54-50 victory over the Dukes, holding James Madison to 15 points under their scoring average. GW hit 40 percent of their triples and forced 16 turnovers to secure the result despite being out-rebounded by the visitors.
The men’s squad (2-7) lost four of their last five games, beginning with a 56-67 loss to Massachusetts Lowell (4-1) Nov. 19.
Women’s basketball welcomed three new graduate transfers to the team this season that will provide valuable Division I experience
Though GW has a lower conversion rate than their opponents overall, the Colonials are earning a whole 3-point basket more a game than their opponents.
After a strong first half, women’s basketball was dealt a blowout loss at the hands of No. 24 Virginia Tech Thursday night.
After a slow start, the Colonials found a spark in the second quarter before eventually seizing the lead in the third.
In the first match back in front of home fans, the Colonials defeated the Blazers 93–51 as GW dominated in every major statistical category.
Men’s and women’s basketball look to post winning records for the first time since the 2016-17 season and the 2017-18 season respectively.
After winning six gold medals at the A-10 Championship last year, sophomore Karol Mlynarczyk is setting his sights even higher this season.
The men’s team is seeking their fifth conference title in six seasons while the women’s team is looking to bounce back to win it all this year.