January 18, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 36

Stories from the January 18, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Liberals mad at Bush in Ashcroft fight

John Ashcroft is the most qualified nominee for attorney general ever presented to the Senate. His career is distinguished by the quality of his leadership, integrity and dedication to service. Ashcroft is conservative but not reactionary. While liberals may disagree with Ashcroft’s stances, it is irresponsible to assault Ashcroft’s record as Drew Holland did in […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – Women’s basketball at Fordham 7:00 p.m. Friday – no games scheduled Saturday – Men’s basketball at Fordham 2:30 p.m. Women’s basketball at Massachusetts 2:00 p.m. Swimming and Diving at UMBC 1:00 p.m. Sunday – Gymnastics GW Invitational 1:00 p.m.

Fans begin to grow weary of team’s troubles

Almost 5,000 GW fans attended Tuesday night’s men’s basketball game against Xavier. The student section was filled to the back rows, seemingly in full support of their Colonials. When Attila Cosby fouled out in the second half, the crowd was behind him. When GW head coach Tom Penders motioned for student support with his team […]

Streaks hurt GW in big games

Basketball is a game of runs, but it’s beginning to get out of hand. Xavier’s 22-4 run during Tuesday night’s game at the Smith Center was just the latest installment in GW’s season-long trend of allowing opponents to go on game-breaking tears. The numbers don’t lie: Providence College went on a 30-10 run and the […]

Frustration continues as GW falls short to Xavier

Valery Khamenia’s three-point attempt to take the victory with four seconds left hit the back rim and bounced out, giving Xavier a 76-74 win over GW – the team’s first Smith Center victory in four seasons. After the 22-foot jumper went long, both teams battled for control of the ball as time expired. “(Khamenia) was […]