Savage Scores Career-High 25 Points as Colonials' Comeback Falls Short in 90-77 Loss to Owls
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GW Men's Basketball: Colonial of the Week for Nov. 11 - Kethan Savage
Averaged 11.7 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 30.1 minutes in all 35 games played with 25 starts ... Scored career-high 25 points on 9-of-16 shooting, 3-of-5 behind the arc, in 29 minutes in NIT second round matchup at Temple (3/22/15) ... Led GW with 17 points in 30 minutes off the bench in NIT first round victory at Pittsburgh (3/17/15) ... Member of GW’s Athletic Academic Dean’s List (3.0+ GPA) for fall 2014 semester ... Set new career-high with three 3-pointers en route to team-high 16 points in win at Saint Joseph’s (1/3/15) ... Recorded second double-double (18 pts., 10 rebs.) vs. VMI (12/30/14) after registering first collegiate double-double (18 pts., 11 rebs.) in 70-53 win at Rutgers (11/16/14) ... Led GW with 11.7 points in three games at the 2014 Diamond Head Classic, highlighted by 18 points and SportsCenter Top 10 (#5) dunk in win over Ohio (12/22/14).
AS A SOPHOMORE AT GW IN 2013-14
One of college basketball's most improved players who had breakout season cut short due to injury ... Averaged 25.6 minutes over 19 games with 17 starts, tied for second on team with 12.7 points per game on 51.8 percent shooting (85-164) and added 4.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.9 steals ... Had 10 dunks, including three appearances on NBCSports.com's #POSTERIZED series ... Played one minute in A-10 semfinal vs. #23/25 VCU. Missed prior eight weeks with fractured fifth metatarsal in left foot, an injury sustained in win at St. Bonaventure (1/18/14). Was averaging 13.4 points on 52 percent shooting, 4.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.9 steals at time of injury ... Led GW with 18 points - fifth game with at least 18 points in season - in victory over Georgia (1/4/13) ... Set career-high with 22 points, including 18 in second half, in 70-60 comeback win over Boston University (12/11/13) ... Leading GW scorer during Wooden Legacy tournament (12.3 ppg), reached double figures all three games, including team-high 16 points vs. #25 Marquette (11/29/13) ... Set career-highs in sophomore season debut with 18 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals to lead GW to 76-54 victory over Radford.
AS A FRESHMAN AT GW IN 2012-13
Played in 29 of GW's 30 games, inserted into starting lineup for 16 of final 17 games of season ... Averaged 3.1 points on 40.5 percent shooting (34-84), 1.7 rebounds and 11.5 minutes ... Matched career-high of 12 points for second time in three games against La Salle (3/6/13) ... Equaled career-high 12 points, 10 in the first half, at Richmond (2/27/13) ... Scored season-high 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting in first collegiate start in victory over St. Bonaventure (1/9/13) ... Saw first action as a collegian at Boston University (11/17/12), missed season-opener versus Youngstown State (11/10/12) due to concussion.
Savage, a 6-foot-3-inch guard from Fairfax, Va., averaged 19.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists as a senior to lead Episcopal High School to a 24-4 record and an appearance in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) state championship game. The 53rd-rated shooting guard prospect in the country according to ESPN, Savage was also a two-time First Team All-IAC and First Team All-VISAA honoree.
Savage tallied 17.8 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game for Episcopal in 2011 on his way to Second Team All-Met honors and First Team All-Virginia recognition. The combo guard also led his squad to a 25-3 record and the 2011 Interstate Athletic Conference Championship.
"Kethan is a terrific athlete who can score in many ways," said Coach Lonergan. "He is capable of becoming a lock-down defender. He is known for his highlight reel dunks, but I think he is a great all-around player."
|CAREER HIGHS (Through 2014-15 Season)|
|Points||25||at Temple (NIT, 3/22/15)|
|Rebounds||11||at Rutgers (11/16/14)|
|Assists||8||vs. Duquesne (1/24/15)|
|Blocks||3||vs. Maine (11/12/13)|
|Steals||5||vs. Radford (11/8/13)|
|Minutes||43||vs. Richmond (1/15/15)|
|Field Goals Made||9||at Temple (NIT, 3/22/15)|
|Field Goals Attempted||16||at Temple (NIT, 3/22/15)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||3 (4x)||last at Temple (NIT, 3/22/15)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||7||at Duquesne (2/11/15)|
|Free Throws Made||12||vs. Rutgers (12/4/13)|
|Free Throws Attempted||16||vs. Rutgers (12/4/13)|
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