Griffin, who suffered from the lack of spacing on the court this season but struggled with inconsistency in his shot, was the only sophomore on the team.
The entire Smith Center (including the GW bench) erupted, and kept celebrating when White grabs a defensive rebound on the other side of the court. Fittingly, the game’s last play is a second White rebound.
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.
Rebuilding: The word on everyone’s lips two years ago when head coach Mike Lonergan was hired to lead the men’s basketball program. It wasn’t a sign of desperation or hopelessness, though, as it usually is for big-time sports teams, just an honest realization for a program that hasn’t felt much pressure to “win now” lately. […]
Cartagena, White, Griffin and Creek will be the only four eligible to play during the 2013-2014 campaign, adding a healthy dose of depth to the Colonials’ backcourt.
Head coach Mike Lonergan has reportedly snagged his newest recruit of the offseason, as Virginia Episcopal School’s Anthony Swan has committed to GW, a source told CBS Sports.
The men’s basketball team picked up two new members for the 2013-14 season Thursday, with guard Migual Cartagena and forward Skyler White signing National Letters of Intent to join GW.
White will join the Colonials as a recruited walk-on, meaning he will likely not take up a scholarship slot for GW.