November 10, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 27

Stories from the November 10, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Recuiting with Karl Hobbs

Hall, Mensah-Bonsu, Williams, Kireev. Pinnock, Lucas, Greene, Elliott. A year or two ago, these were just a handful of names amidst a stack of papers in the GW men’s basketball office. Today, they represent the future of the program. After about a year of the letters, phone calls, visits and schmoozing that is the college […]

Recuiting 101 with Joe McKeown

Recruiting for a program that expects to make the NCAA Tournament every year, GW head coach Joe McKeown is often competing for athletes who also have the option of going to larger schools with bigger athletic reputations. But McKeown uses GW’s size to his advantage. “The main thing we try to emphasize is (that) this […]

Viacom CEO discusses media

Viacom Chief Executive Officer Sumner Redstone said film and television companies must avoid the music industry’s costly fight to restrict online file sharing in a lecture in the Jack Morton Auditorium Thursday. The success of digital media would depend on its commercial viability, said Redstone, adding that the film and television industries need to learn […]

Coming home to an empty house

The GW women’s basketball team is the defending Atlantic 10 champion with two All-American candidates in seniors Ugo Oha and Cathy Joens. And yet, if the past few years are any indication, this talented Colonials team will be playing in front of meager crowds throughout the season. Last year, despite going 15-1 in conference and […]

Nation in Brief

Penn State offers free Napster use STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – An agreement reached last week between university officials and the Napster online music service will soon enable most Penn State students to obtain free, legal music on their personal computers. The program will come at no additional cost to students, Penn State President Graham Spanier […]

GW aims beyond A-10

The GW women’s basketball team won 16 of its last 17 regular-season games last year and then won four more to capture the Colonials’ first Atlantic 10 Championship in seven years. An NCAA Tournament berth followed, and GW beat the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., before falling to Villanova University in the second round. […]

Women have ’97 blueprint

Seven years ago, the GW women’s basketball team had a lethal inside-outside combination with one of the best centers in the nation and a premier shooting guard, both of whom were seniors. The 1996-97 Colonials also had a Spanish star up front and a mix of veterans and freshmen in the backcourt. This formula led […]

Inside George’s Head

GW doesn’t mess around in the mascot department. While other schools are willing to settle for one guy in a felt suit scurrying around in front of spectators, the Colonials have three mascots revving up the crowd at every home game. Being a mascot is not unlike being a super hero: you wear a costume […]

Scouting Report: Women’s Basketball

East Division St. Joseph Hawks Last season: 19-11, 13-3 A-10 The Hawks will start five seniors and shouldn’t have much trouble winning the East again with that experience. Irina Krasnoshiok, a 6-foot-5-inch center, should continue to put up big numbers in the middle. Last year she averaged a team-high 14.3 points per game. There is […]