Cavanaugh pours in 30 points while fellow senior Hart adds 10
GW 87, Dayton 81
Tyler Cavanaugh and Matt Hart to be honored before GW faces Dayton
Colonials and Rams set for 7pm tip
Cavanaugh scores 22, Watanabe adds 18
George Washington vs. VCU Men's Basketball January 11, 2017
Photos from Florida State @ George Washington on December 4, 2016.
Nov. 15, 2016
The Colonials end the 2016 basketball season with their first NIT Championship after beating Valparaiso.
AS A SENIOR AT GW (2015-16): Played in all 38 games ... shot .421 (23-55) from 3-point FG range ... shot .885 at the free throw line ... averaged 3.8 points per game in 8.8 minutes per game ... notched double figure scoring three times, tallying a season-high 17 vs. Army (11/22) and following it up with 13 vs. Gardner-Webb (11/24) ... hit double digits again with 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting at Duquesne, surpassing 1,000 career points on his third made field goal.
AS A JUNIOR AT GW (2014-15): Sat out the season per NCAA requirements after transferring from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. Has two years of eligibility remaining.
AT HAMILTON COLLEGE (2012-14): In 49 games over two seasons with the Continentals, averaged 17.9 points on 45.8 percent shooting (300-655) from the field, 4.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.1 steals ... converted 112 three pointers at a 39.2 percent rate and shot 84.1 percent from the foul line (169-201) ... as a sophomore in 2013-14, led Hamilton and the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and ranked 25th in Division III in scoring at 20.6 points per game to earn First Team All-NESCAC and Third Team All-Northeast Region honors from D3hoops.com ... as a freshman in 2012-13, ranked sixth in the NESCAC in scoring at 15.3 points per game.
HIGH SCHOOL: Concluded his scholastic career at Canisius High School by earning Third Team Class A All-State and All-Western New York First Team honors by The Buffalo News after averaging 15.0 points as a senior in 2012.
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...
GW Fans Applaud Big Win Over Richmond
In a 103-77 win over Richmond, GW fans took to social media to express their delight as GW shot 68.9 percent and dished out a season-high 30 assists....