Colonial of the Week - GW Men's Basketball's Patricio Garino
Garino averaged 22.0 ppg to lead the Colonials to wins over Davidson and VCU
Sport: Men's Basketball
Hometown: Mar del Plata, Argentina
High School: Montverde Academy
Garino led GW to a home win over Davidson and a road victory at VCU by averaging 22.0 points on .630 shooting, including .455 from 3-point range. In the 72-69 win over VCU on Saturday, Garino poured in a career-high 27 points to snap the Rams' 12-game winning streak and give the Colonials their first ever victory at the Siegel Center. The senior knocked down a career high four 3-pointers on seven attempts in the game, and hit 11-of-16 from the field, dealing the Rams their first conference loss of the season. Prior to the win at VCU, Garino scored a team-high 17 points to lift GW to a 79-69 win over Davidson. Over the last four games, the Argentinian is averaging 20.0 points per game, and has helped GW to an 18-5 record including 7-3 in the Atlantic 10.