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Despite going 11-44 from the field in the first half, the Colonials’ defense was able to create turnovers and dominate the offensive glass to help earn GW a 67-48 victory at La Salle Saturday afternoon.
The Colonials rained down 12 threes in a Homecoming beatdown of Duquesne on their way to a 74-59 victory.
Both men’s and women’s swimming teams hope won handily, failing to relinquish a single first, second, or third finish to visiting foe Howard University. The officials stopped awarding GW place points with eleven events remaining. In the end, the men’s finished with a 92-79 victory while the women’s finished with a 86-72 win.
- A maverick bunch of runners, on a mission to build a track program January 22, 2015In their first year as a team, the upstart group has found a home at the Georgetown community track, a couple miles north of Foggy Bottom.
- Women's basketball making case for first NCAA tournament appearance in seven years January 20, 2015Coming off four straight wins by a double-digit margin and riding a 14-game winning streak, this year’s team looks like a contender for a conference championship, which yields an automatic bid, or an at-large selection from the tournament committee come March.
- Colonial Army doubles enlistment in two years, with one key addition on the court January 20, 2015The organization now boasts more than 3,500 students who attend both varsity and club sporting events, but are best known for flocking to the Smith Center, cardboard fatheads of players' faces in tow, for basketball games.
- GW's win streak proves team can do it all January 12, 2015The expectations for this team were high, bolstered by the league’s best frontcourt. But the Colonials look ready to exceed them, and not just because of their one-two punch up front and noteworthy +15.2 rebounding margin.
- Even in off year, Atlantic 10 still a multi-bid league January 12, 2015Did the A-10 peak last year? Now that non-conference play has concluded, the league has laid the groundwork for how conference wins will be perceived nationally. The conference doesn’t look like it will match last season’s strength come March, but it should still hang in there with a handful of bids.
- A-10 Preview: Women's basketball begins league play fighting for top spot January 10, 2015With a 6-foot-5 freshman averaging 11.4 points per game, a veteran guard returning to the floor from a costly injury and a 16.9 rebounding margin (second-best in the NCAA), GW has some new weapons in its arsenal to build on an 11-5 conference record last season. But with GW, and others, vying for the top spot, where will everyone fit?
- A-10 Preview: Men's basketball begins conference play as league looks to get rolling January 5, 2015For the Colonials and for the A-10 as a whole, there are still unanswered questions as the league begins its expanded 18-game schedule. Here’s what to expect from each team GW will face in conference play
- Nearly champions, volleyball takes another leap forward December 4, 2014When the wound of a championship loss heals, volleyball will be able to look back on an impressive year: the most wins since 2000 and the first trip to the Atlantic 10 title game since 2002.
- Homecoming: Junkanoo Jam brings Jonquel Jones back to the Bahamas December 4, 2014Over Thanksgiving break, the women’s basketball team traveled over 958 miles to compete in the Junkanoo Jam, marking the first time that Freeport-native Jones has displayed her talent for her mother and grandmother in her GW uniform.
- Assists, turnovers show men's basketball has some re-learning to do December 2, 2014As the Colonials’ 58-54 loss to Seton Hall showed, just because GW doesn’t have to rebuild the house this year doesn’t mean it won’t require some remodeling for the team to get its offense humming as a unit.