Colonial Of The Week
Jan. 12, 2009
Sport: Men's Basketball
Hometown: Duluth, Ga.
Witherspoon scored a team-high 15 points in GW's A-10 opener against Richmond Saturday at Smith Center. He shot 6-for-13 (.462) from the field, including 3-for-4 three-pointers, and handed out four assists with one turnover against the Spiders. He also grabbed four rebounds and had a pair of steals in GW's only game last week.
A 6-foot-7 senior forward, Witherspoon currently leads the team in assist-to-turnover ratio at 4.0. Witherspoon's stats for the week: one game, 15 points on 6-13 FGs (.462), 3-4 three-point FGs (.750), 4 rebounds (2 offensive, 2 defensive), 4 assists, 2 steals in 36 total minutes.