Zachary Leibowitz

Brown enters NBA Draft

GW’s SirValiant Brown announced Tuesday night he will forgo his final two years of college eligibility and enter the National Basketball Association Draft held June 27. “I made my decision, I’m going pro,” Brown said. “I’ve got the talent, the skills and the heart to play at the next level.” The sophomore guard said he […]

Calling a score for Gore

I was going to write about how the 76ers are finally going to dispose of Indiana and how Iverson is the man and how Philadelphia is going to beat up on New York next, then Milwaukee and then Los Angeles en route to the title. I was then going to mention the coincidence that the […]

Penders resigns amid turmoil

Tom Penders resigned Friday as GW men’s basketball coach calling it “time for a sabbatical” from coaching as he addressed a Smith Center room filled with players, students, his family, local media and GW staff at a 5 p.m. press conference. He said the decision has nothing to do with events in the past week. […]

WEB UPDATE: Penders resigns after tumultuous week

Tom Penders resigned Friday as GW men’s basketball coach calling it “time for a sabbatical” from coaching and saying the decision had nothing to do with events of the past week. “I’ve given all I have to this chosen field,” said Penders, who will step down effective June 30. “And I can honesty say I […]

Atlantic 10 coaching carousel continues

The schools are Massachusetts, Duquesne, La Salle and St. Bonaventure. Their names are Steve Lappas, Danny Nee, Billy Hahn and as of Tuesday morning, Jan van Breda Kolff. Van Breda Kolff officially took over as the new head coach at St. Bonaventure, replacing Jim Baron, and continuing the fast-moving Atlantic 10 coaching carousel that has […]

Column: Let the early season pennant races begin

What I love most about the early baseball season is that all teams are still mathematically alive in the pennant race. Well, barely alive. Tampa Bay is 1-5 and fading fast. But, even so, how many times can Devil Rays fans actually say that their beloved team is just three games behind second place New […]

Women’s tennis topples Temple

The GW women’s tennis team improved its record to 8-3 Saturday with a 5-2 victory over host Temple. The middle and bottom of the Colonials’ lineup shined for GW. “It was an upset for (GW) because Temple is an favorite to win the a-10 Tournament,” GW coach Gene Gengler-Swiacki said. Other players stepped up after […]

Colonials free-thrown for A-10 semi-final loss

PHILADELPHIA – When Temple defeated Massachusetts for the Atlantic 10 Championship Saturday night, every GW basketball fan had to wonder what if. What if the Colonials defeated Temple in the semifinal round. What if the Colonials got another shot at the fourth-seeded Minutemen. The GW men’s basketball team came that close to a championship game […]

Column: Temple was 2.9 ticks away from the NIT

Do yourself a favor and look at the South Region. There’s this No. 11 seed called Temple. It’s the same Temple team that was 2.9 seconds away from not being included in the South Region, or any region for that matter. You see, it’s clear now that the Owls needed to win the A-10 tourney, […]