Colonials, Pride meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday on ESPN3
Colonials (12-2) tip-off vs. the Billikens (5-8) Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
Former GW star retired from pro basketball last month
2004 Team MVP
2003 A-10 All-Rookie Team
As a Junior in 2004-05: team leader in rebounding with 8.0 rpg named to A-10 All-Conference Second Team Mar. 8 double-doubled with 10 pts., 10 rebs. @ #2 Wake (11-15-04) suffered a mild knee injury late in the Wake game that kept him out of Morgan St. & Fairfield games returned to action vs. Mt. St. Mary's (12-1-04) hit 5-6 FGs for 14 pt.s, 6 rebs. vs. #9 Michigan St. (12-4-04) added 12 pts., 6 rebs. vs. #12 Maryland (12-5-04) hit a half-court shot to end 1st half @ St. Francis-PA (12-11-04) hit 6-9 FGs for 14 pts., 8 rebs., 3 stls. @ FIU (12-23-04) big game with 13 pts., 12 rebs. 3 stls. @ West Virginia (12-29-04) snared career-high 17 rebs., 9 pts. vs. La Salle (1-5-04) flirted with double-double (19 pts., 9 rebs) including 3-4 3Pt FGs and dished 5 assists @ Duquesne (1-8-05) got his third double-double of the season (14 pts., 10 rebs.) vs. UMass (1-15-05) got his 2nd straight double-double (13 pts., 11 rebs.) @ La Salle (1-19-05) scored 15 pts., 8 rebs., 3 assts. vs. Dayton (1-30-05) recorded 5th double-double with 11 pts./14 rebs. vs. UR (2-12-05) got 6th double-double with 11 pts./12 rebs. vs. Fordham (2-16-05) got 7th double-double with 19 pts., 10 rebs. @ Dayton (2-26-05) Double-Doubles: 16, last @ Dayton (2-26-05) Averaged 21.2 ppg during the five-game Australian exhibition tour in August.
As a Sophomore in 2003-04: team leader in rebounding with 7.8 rpg A-10 leader in offensive rebounds with 3.13 orpg grabbed team-high 10 rebs. at Charlotte (11/21/03) 6-6 FGs for 18 pts., 9 rebs. vs. Appalachian State (11/28/03) scored 13 pts. with 13 rebs. vs. Wm. & Mary (11/29/03) and named MVP of the Red Auerbach Colonial Classic Tourn., also named Colonial of the Week grabbed game-high 12 rebs. with 4 assists at App. St. (12/2/03) grabbed 11 rebs. against West Virginia (12/6/03) contributed 12 pts., 5 rebs., 2 stls. @ #10 Saint Joseph's (1/3/04) got his 6th double-double with 12 pts., 12 rebs. vs. Temple (1/7/04) scored 16 pts. with 8 rebs. @ UMass (1/10/04) got 7th double-double with 17 pts., 10 rebs. vs. La Salle (1/17/04) 8th double-double with 19 pts., 12 rebs. vs. Duquesne (1/24/04) recorded 9th double-double with 11 pts., 10 rebs. @ Fordham (2/11/04) posted game-highs with 16 pts. 8 rebs. vs. Dayton (2/18/04) shot 6-8 FGs for 18 pts., 8 rebs. @ Duquesne (2/21/04) scored team-high 15 pts. with 8 rebs. vs. Richmond (2/28/04) narrowly missed double-double w/ 10 pts., 9 rebs @ Xavier (3/3/04) has nine double-doubles, last at Fordham (2/11/04)
As a Freshman in 2002-03: Team leader in rebounding with 8.2 rpg... tied for second in the league in overall rebounding and third in A-10 in offensive rebounding with 2.83 orpg... starting forward flirted with a double-double in his first college game with 12 pts., 9 rebs. and a block and steal at #14 UConn (11/25/02)... recorded his first double-double with 16 pts., 13 rebs., in the RACC vs. Bucknell (11/30/02) and was named to the All-Tournament Team... hit a trio of threes to stave off FIU en route to a 17-point, nine-rebound effort (12/3/02)... named A-10 Co-Rookie of the Week Dec. 9... double-doubled with 10 points, 13 rebounds vs. #9 Maryland (12/8/02)... got his third double-double with 13 pts., 12 rebs. at Towson (12/22/02)... had nine pts., nine rebs. and four assists at Temple (1/5/03)... posted his fourth double-double with 12 pts., 10 rebs. at La Salle (1/11/03)... added 10 pts. with eight rebs. vs. UMass (1/25/03)... narrowly missed a double-double with 11 pts., nine rebs. vs. Duquesne (2/1/03)... scored nine pts. with nine rebs. at Dayton (2/12/03)... hit 7-7 FGs for 16 pts. vs. Fordham (3/8/03)... scored his season-high 19 pts. at UMass in A-10 Tourn. (3/10/03)... grabbed 10 rebs. with three steals vs. #10 Xavier in the A-10 Tournament quarterfinal (3/10/03)... named to the A-10 All-Rookie Team... Double-Doubles: 4, last @ La Salle (1/11/03).
High School: Averaged 14.3 points and 10.3 rebounds a game with 91 assists as a senior for the Astros. Hall is ranked the seventh-best senior in the state of Illinois by IllinoisHoopStars.com. Shepard High, located near Chicago, is the 9th-ranked high school boy's program in the state of Illinois. Hall, who also was recruited by Princeton, is considering medical school at GW. "Of our four early signees, Mike is the most versatile," Hobbs said. "He's got terrific size, he's a good perimeter shooter and ballhandler and he's a real good athlete. Probably the best part of his game is that he can defend small guys as well as big guys. Academically, he's as good as it gets." In addition to playing for Shepard, Hall has played for the 2001 AAU national champion Illinois Warriors under coach Larry Butler. "Mike is a very unselfish player, offensively," Butler said of Hall. "He's a very good rebounder, passer and ballhandler and he can defend well."
Personal: Born June 5, 1984 in Chicago, IL... full name is Michael Horus Hall... son of Vanita Banks... has one older brother, Jerel (29)... enjoys bowling, billiards and helping children... spent part of the summer of 2004 working at GW's Lerner Health & Wellness Center... aspires to a career in the NBA or as a physician... exercise science major.
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