2004 Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Team
As a Sophomore in 2003-04: averaged 4.0 ppg, 1.5 rpg in two preseason exhibitions grabbed a rebound vs. Wm & Mary (11/29/03) made his first start of the season and hit 2-3 FGs with a block vs. Towson (12/10/03) had a blk. and assist in 5 mins. @ ODU (12/20/03) had his best game of the season with 12 pts. on 5-6 FGs in his third start of the season vs. St. Bonaventure (2/4/04) started Dayton game and shot 2-2 with 2 rebs., blk. and stl. (2/18/04) named to A-10 Academic All-Conference Team Mar. 9
As a Freshman in 2002-03: Started both preseason exhibitions in the low post... started the UConn game (11/25/02)... scored five pts. but picked up an offsetting technical foul in the FIU game (12/3/02)... scored 11 pts. with four rebounds and a block against #9 Maryland (12/8/02)... hit a pair of threes in 11 minutes at Towson (12/22/02)... added five pts. with four rebs. against ODU (12/28/02) ... hit both FGs against #19 Xavier (2/4/03)... scored nine pts. with five rebs. and a pair of blocks at Dayton (2/12/03).
High School: Originally from Nikolaev, Ukraine, Kireev (pronounced "Kear-RAY-ef") is a 6-foot-11, 240-pound forward averaged 14 points and 10 rebounds for Evangel Christian Academy. "Alexander will give us a much-needed inside presence," Hobbs said. "Because of his size and skill level, he will be expected to play right away. He's a great rebounder, he can catch-and-shoot, and he can pass very well for a big man." Kireev played three seasons at Evangel Christian under coach Todd Foster. He is a Street & Smith's Magazine honorable mention All-America selection. He was named Academic All-State and was an All-District performer in Louisiana.
Personal: Born September 16, 1983 in Nikolaev, Ukraine ... full name is Alexander Kireev ... son of Alexander and Galina Kireev ... has one brother, Kirill ... spent the summer of 2003 playing for the Ukrainian National Team ... enjoys going to the movies ... would like to continue his basketball career as a professional following graduation ... international business major.
@GW_MBB Welcomes Back Alumni
The GW men's basketball team welcomed back a number of alumni to practice on Saturday, Oct. 1
The GW men's basketball team has been hard at work preparing for the 2016-17 season
GW Names Maurice Joseph Interim Head Coach of Men's Basketball
The George Washington University announced today that Maurice Joseph has been named Interim Head Coach of the men's basketball team.
GW Men's Basketball Announces 2016-17 Schedule
The GW men's basketball team on Tuesday unveiled its 2016-17 schedule and it includes a minimum of 17 nationally televised games
@GW_MBB Concludes Japan Tour with 82-58 rout of Ryukyu Kings
The GW men's basketball team wrapped up its tour of Japan with an 82-58 rout of the Ryukyu Golden Kings Sunday afternoon at the Okinawa City Gymnasium
GW Finishes 3-0 vs. Japan with 75-47 Win
The GW men's basketball team completed a three-game sweep of the Japan National Team with a 75-47 victory Friday night in Hamamatsu Arena.
Watanabe, Cavanaugh Lead GW Men's Basketball Past Japan
Yuta Watanabe scored 19 and Tyler Cavanaugh had 23 as GW men's basketball defeated Japan, 77-71 on Tuesday evening in Tokyo
GW Men's Basketball Defeats Japan, 81-66
Playing in front of his home fans for the first time in three years, Yuta Watanabe scored 15 points for the George Washington men's basketball team as it...