GW’s best bet will be to pound the ball in the paint and capitalize on its size advantage, as the Tribe start only one player more than 6 feet tall.
The Colonials are coming off one of their best shooting performances of the year, and will have a shot to beat the Eagles if they can find a rhythm on the floor.
The Colonials were out-rebounded by the Crimson 47–29 on the day and allowed Harvard to pick up 17 second-chance points on 19 offensive rebounds.
The Colonials committed 21 turnovers against the Bears – an increase from their 15.2 turnovers per game average for the season.
Men’s basketball (3-8) embarks on its final road trip of the year with a journey to face Harvard (4-5) on the Crimson’s home court.
The Bears average 16.1 more points per game than the Colonials and head into the match coming off an 85-point victory.
The Colonials showcased a lackluster offense, but the team’s defense was able to hold the Bison and pull off a win.
The Colonials have had nearly a week of rest to tune up after two rough outings before they face off against the Bison Friday.
Sophomore guard Maceo Jack piled on a career-high 23 points in the game, but GW could not keep up with the Crusaders’ hot shooting.
GW (2–8) failed to register double-digit points in any quarter as the Bulls (7–2) dominated and picked up a 63–30 win.