The Class of 2016 has one more season to cement its legacy for GW basketball, and they all want the last chapter to be written in March.
The men’s basketball team is planning a trip to Japan sometime during the 2016 summer, athletic director Patrick Nero told The Japan Times on Monday.
The big three – Georgetown, Maryland and Virginia – all went dancing this year as high seeds with high hopes. Across the board, colleges in the region, like GW, have had successful seasons in part because they have found a way to keep their talent local.
The Colonials will play their first Atlantic 10 championship game as an underdog Friday in a matchup with No. 3-seed Rhode Island after beating No. 11-seed Duquesne Thursday night.
Juniors Joe McDonald, Kethan Savage, Patricio Garino, Kevin Larsen and senior John Kopriva have started all 25 of GW’s games this season, but that could change as early as Wednesday.
Cartagena could be the man that can help GW fans from losing their minds without sophomore Kethan Savage.
Sophomore Kethan Savage drives past a Rhode Island defender. Hatchet File Photo by Cameron Lancaster | Assistant Photo Editor
Tuesday’s game was obviously a big one, getting attention across campus and all over social media. But with a tough Atlantic 10 conference this season, that could see around four NCAA Tournament bids once again, isn’t every home game a big one?
Friends from other schools will try to poo-poo this victory. They’ll say Creighton is not a basketball powerhouse (though they are in the Big East), but that doesn’t discount the significance of GW’s win.
With a few days until GW’s next game, I can’t wait for White to get more playing time. Until then, I’m left selfishly hoping for more of his humorous charm. We’re laughing with you, not at you, Skyler.