Zach Leibowitz

Brown plans jump to NBA

GW basketball player SirValiant Brown said he is “92 percent” sure he will leave the University and enter the National Basketball Association draft. The sophomore guard said Wednesday that he expects to formally announce his departure from GW either late this week or sometime early next week. “I’m just waiting,” Brown said repeatedly, referring to […]

GW basketball faces NCAA violations

GW will report itself to the NCAA for violations after four men’s basketball players illegally used an assistant coach’s long-distance phone code to make $1,400 worth of calls, said Robert Chernak, vice president for Student Academic and Support Services. Seniors Mike King and Bernard Barrow and freshmen Darnell Miller and Marquin Chandler used the ACUS […]

GW drops races to top crews

The GW women’s crew team started its season losing its first two races to nationally ranked opponents. GW competed in Boston University’s Playfair Cup Saturday against the host No. 11 Terriers, No. 15 University of Iowa and the United States Naval Academy. The varsity crews lost both of their races on the Charles River, while […]

Spiders escape Colonials in crunch time

With both teams fighting for national recognition and a possible NCAA at-large bid in March, the visiting Richmond Spiders defeated GW in overtime 84-80, handing the Colonials their first home loss of the season before 3,415 Saturday night at the Smith Center. The heartbreaking defeat came after the Colonials (5-3) took their first lead of […]

Maryland reclaims title as BB&T champions

Maryland recaptured the title as the D.C. area’s basketball champions after the Terrapins defeated GW 71-63 in Sunday’s BB&T Classic title game at the MCI Center. The Terrapins victory denied GW its third-straight win over Maryland and the Colonials’ third Classic championship in four seasons. GW (5-2) earned its chance to repeat as champions Saturday […]

UConn Routs GW

GW women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown has been around long enough to know that the only way to be the best is to beat the best. The Colonials were given two chances to do just that this week. But, after blowout road losses to top-ranked University of Connecticut and No. 5-ranked Rutgers University in […]

Men dominate Texas A&M in home opener

Foul trouble held last year’s leading GW scorer SirValiant Brown to a career-low nine shots Saturday night, but the Colonials proved in their 94-74 thumping of visiting Texas A&M University that they have the offensive weapons to score without Brown’s presence on the court. GW’s most valuable weapon in the regular season opener at the […]

Volleyball wins A-10 tourney

The GW women’s volleyball team completed its magical conference season Sunday by winning the Atlantic 10 Tournament in a five-game thriller against Xavier at the Frericks Center in Dayton, Ohio. The A-10 champion Colonials, who dedicated the season to late head coach Yvette Moorehead, will receive an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament, which begins […]

Volleyball has the will, now it must find a way

By winning the regular season Atlantic 10 last Saturday, the GW women’s volleyball team achieved the first goal it confidently set out to accomplish at the beginning of the year. There is no doubt that the team’s endurance after head coach Yvette Moorehead’s tragic death in August led to a unique blend of passion, unity […]