In basketball as in life, little things add up to big things. Fundamental skills may not make the highlights, although, more often times than not, they're the main reasons for wins and losses. Offensive rebounding and not communicating on defense in crunch time were the main reasons why George Washington fell to Siena 69-61 despite sophomore guards Justin Mazzulla and Terry Nolan Jr. combining for 35 points and 17 rebounds. The Colonials took care of the ball only turning it
Colonials do everything forward Yuta Watanabe soars in for a two hand dunk In a match-up that has become the ultimate conference test for George Washington over the years, the Colonials (12-15) led by senior forward Yuta Watanabe game high 23 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assist and freshman guard Terry Nolan Jr added 18 points, cruised to a 80-56 win over VCU (15-12), avenging an 87-63 loss to VCU on January 20th. GW played arguably their most efficient game of the season, shooting
Hosting preseason favorite Rhode Island, it was clear that George Washington had a tough road ahead if it hoped to walk off their home court victorious. Little did anyone know how tough it would be. Led by senior guard Jared Terrell game high 22 points and senior forward Andre Berry 17 points, GW (8-8/1-2) fell to Rhode Island (11-3/ 3-0) 81-60. Senior forward Yuta Watanabe led the Colonials with 17 points on 7-10 shooting while freshman guard Terry Nolan Jr added 13 points.
George Washington (5-5) vs Miami (8-0) - Saturday , December 16 at 12 p.m. ET Charles E. Smith Center , Washington, DC How to view/listen: TV: CBSSN / Radio: 1500 AM Injuries: George Washington: None Miami: Bruce Brown Jr (Out; Hand) GW host their first top 10 team since 2015, when they beat sixth ranked Virginia in front of a sold out Smith Center. Colonials have won 34 of their past 36 non conference games at the Smith Center. Miami have seven double digit wins so far this
Sophomore point guard Jair Bolden was on his game, scoring 21 points on 8-13 FG In the Colonials first game action of the 17-18 season, they impressed with a 86-63 win over D-II power Fairmont State. Senior forward Yuta Watanabe (21 points and 11 rebounds) and sophomore point guard Jair Bolden (21 points) led an efficient GW attack that saw the Colonials shoot 52.5 percent from the field, 50 percent from three and 76 percent from the line for the game. GW jumped out to a 26-1