If there’s been a face of the GW men’s basketball team over the past four years, it’s been Joe McDonald – and he’s your pick for best male athlete.
We were at Madison Square Garden Thursday for the Colonials’ historic NIT championship win.
GW men’s basketball has had a season filled with ups and downs. Here are some of its highlights en route to the championship game of the National Invitation Tournament.
The Colonials return home Friday to face Rhode Island after a two-game road stint in which they split contests at Massachusetts and Dayton.
The Colonials went out with a bang, closing out their 2015 season with a 30-point rout of Hartford in the final non-conference match.
The Colonials had their first win of the season against Grambling State. GW defeated the Lady Tigers 85-58. Video by Jake Amorelli and Sarah Mann
Colonials Invasion, GW’s annual kickoff for the men’s and women’s basketball season, was held in the Smith Center on Friday night.
Over the summer ESPN announced it would broadcast the men’s Nov. 16 basketball game and GW became one of the largest test-optional universities.
Freshman forward Yuta Watanabe hit a career-high seven three-pointers to finish with 21 points and four rebounds, as four more Colonials went on to score in double figures en route to a dominant 87-65 victory over Massachusetts.
It was a tale of two halves in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament for the women’s basketball team, which ultimately went on to defeat Saint Louis 77-63 on Friday.