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Colonial of the Week - GW Men's Basketball's Tyler Cavanaugh

Cavanaugh had a double-double vs. Penn State with 18 points and 10 rebounds
Dec. 14, 2015

Name: Tyler Cavanaugh
Sport: Men's Basketball
Year: Junior
Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
High School: Jamesville-DeWitt

Cavanaugh led GW to a pair of wins over Big Ten teams by averaging 20.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in victories over Penn State and Rutgers. Hosting a team from the Big Ten for the first time since 1986 at the Smith Center, Cavanaugh had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in Tuesday's 76-66 victory over Penn State on Tuesday. Against Rutgers on Saturday, he poured in a career-high 22 on 7-of-9 shooting, including a career-best 4-of-6 effort from 3-point range, while also adding three assists as GW cruised to an 83-49 victory to improve to 9-1 on the season.

Past Colonial of the Week Award Winners