Colonials advance to the second round to face Saint Louis, Thursday at 8:30pm
Yuta scores a career-high 31 points to lead the Colonials to a 72-56 victory
Colonials get 21 points from Jair Bolden and Yuta Watanabe
The Colonials have progressed through preseason practice thanks in part to veterans bringing along nine newcomers
Colonials return four players with starting experience and welcome nine newcomers this season
HIGH SCHOOL: Completed his prep career at Williamsville North in Buffalo before spending a postgraduate year at St. Thomas More School in Connecticut ... averaged 24 points and seven rebounds as a senior at Williamsville North ... led the team to a regular season ECIC title while earning league Player of the Year honors ... named to the All-New England Third Team after averaging 15 points and five rebounds at St. Thomas More School.
PERSONAL: Parents are Felisha Legette-Jack and David Jack ... Felisha is the women's basketball head coach at the University of Buffalo, David played volleyball on the Jamaican National Team ... intends to major in communications.
Watanabe Named Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - After turning in one of the finest defensive seasons in school history, senior guard Yuta Watanabe highlighted GW men's basketball's...
Men's Basketball Hands Out Awards at Team Banquet
In addition to everything he does for the team defensively, Watanabe has turned in his finest season offensively, leading the team in scoring, three-point...
Men's Basketball Falls Short at Dayton, 88-78
DAYTON, Ohio -- On Saturday afternoon at UD Arena, the GW men’s basketball team and Dayton Flyers entered their matchup with identical conference...
A Fitting End
Yuta Watanabe figured he’d shed a few tears on Senior Night, but the GW guard believed he’d be able to fend them off until the postgame locker...
Watanabe Makes Senior Night His Night in GW Win
WASHINGTON -- It was Senior Night on Wednesday at the Charles E. Smith Center and with all due respect to grad transfers Patrick Steeves and Bo Zeigler,...
United by Hoops
Visitors to the on-campus apartment shared by GW seniors Jack Granger, Patrick Steeves, Yuta Watanabe and Bo Zeigler, are greeted by the Stars and Stripes...
Men's Basketball Falls at Saint Louis, 62-53
SAINT LOUIS -- After finding its footing offensively in a recent five-game stretch that had produced four victories and an average of 82.2 points per game,...
Men's Basketball Visits Saint Louis
TIPPING OFF: The streaking GW men’s basketball team looks to continue its hot streak as it heads on the road for a Saturday evening contest at Saint...