March 8, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 50

Stories from the March 8, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW Unplugged sparks crowds

The GW Unplugged series, halfway through its first year, provides student and faculty performers the chance to showcase their musical talent some place other than the music department or residence halls. The GW Blues Band played most recently with guest Monique Douglas Tuesday night at the Hippodrome. Set in a coffeehouse atmosphere with performers surrounded […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials stun Xavier, face Temple in A-10 semifinals

Things are beginning to get interesting at the Atlantic 10 Tournament. The Colonials upset Xavier 83-74 in Thursday night’s quarterfinal round, setting up a semi-final battle with Temple. The Colonials are now just two wins away from an automatic NCAA berth. Friday night’s game against the Owls will be played at Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum […]

Xavier shoots down Colonials in title game

PHILADELPHIA – Xavier knocked off the Colonial women in the Atlantic10 Tournament Championship for the second-straight season with a tournament record 12 three-pointers in a 81-56 victory Monday night at the Liacouras Center. The game carried a lot of emotional baggage for the Colonials, who were heartbroken after the loss. GW was one of two […]

WEB UPDATE: Last second Temple free throws sink GW in A-10 semi-final

PHILADELPHIA – Mike King walked out from the visitors’ locker room at Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum with tears in his eyes. So did Patrick Ngongba. A season-ending 77-76 semi-final A-10 Tournament loss to Temple was that painful for the GW men’s basketball team. “It really hurts because we outplayed them and I thought we deserved […]

Colonial men pass first-round A-10 test

For at least one night, it was all smiles for the Colonials. The GW men’s basketball team passed its Atlantic 10 Tournament first-round test in convincing fashion Wednesday night clobbering Duquesne 88-65 at Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum. GW’s third victory over the Dukes (9-21, ??A-10) this season sets up its third meeting with the tourney’s […]

All-around performance lifts GW

The GW gymnastics team celebrated Senior Night with a victories over the University of North Carolina and Yale University Saturday at the Smith Center. The wins snapped a two-meet losing streak for the Colonials. GW won the team competition with a score of 195.575, followed by North Carolina (192.925) and Yale (190.800). “We pulled it […]

Water polo wins with strong offense

The GW women’s water polo team overcame a slow first quarter to defeat the University of Maryland 13-4 behind an explosive second quarter Wednesday night at the Smith Center. The Colonials scored six goals in the second quarter, putting the game out of reach for the Terrapins. GW was led by a balanced offense throughout […]

Bar Belle

Tropical lounge Where: Adams Morgan Drinks: Beer $3, mixed drinks $4-6 Cover: one drink minimum Dancing: Latin rhythm I decided to go to Adams Morgan on Friday night. Yes, it’s far away, and a cab ride does dig deep into the pocket, but a girl only lives once. After a $12 cab ride, we ascended […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – no games scheduled Friday – Men’s basketball TBA Baseball vs. James Madison 2:30 p.m. Men’s tennis at Fordham 2 p.m. Women’s tennis vs. Howard 2 p.m. Saturday – Men’s baseball vs. St. Peter’s noon (DH) Men’s tennis at Massachusetts 2 p.m. Women’s tennis vs. West Virginia 4 p.m. Gymnastics vs. North Carolina and […]

Column: Three-Point Musketeers have their day. Big deal.

PHILADELPHIA – It took only two minutes to recognize that it was a three-point Musketeers night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia Monday. It also took about two minutes to recognize that GW’s chances of beating No. 11 Xavier were slim to none. It’s kind of funny how this all worked out. GW knocks off […]