High School: A native of London, England, he averaged 15 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks per game as a senior last season for St. Augustine Prep in Richland, NJ, near Atlantic City, under coach Paul Rodio. Mensah-Bonsu, nicknamed “Pops,” is coming off minor knee surgery (Oct. 25) and is expected to rejoin the St. Augustine team in early January. He competes in both the high jump and long jump events for the St. Augustine track and field team. “He plays with the same level of intensity and energy as Jaason Smith and that’s what I love about him,” Hobbs said. “He’s as good an athlete as anyone his size.” Mensah-Bonsu played two second seasons at St. Augustine under coach Rodio. “He is very versatile,” Rodio said of Mensah-Bonsau. The Hermits posted a 25-3 record reaching the championship game of the Cape Atlantic League. He scored 19 points with 13 rebounds in a key game against Newport Academy in the Prime Time Shootout tournament at Trenton, NJ’s Sovran Bank Arena.
Smith's Game-Winner Lifts Men's Basketball Over USF
Freshman center Collin Smith banked in a three-pointer from the top of the key with 3.5 seconds left to lift the GW men's basketball team to a 68-67, come-fr...
Men's Basketball Hosts USF on Saturday
The GW men’s basketball opens a difficult weekend of play as it hosts the USF Bulls at the Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Colonials ...
GW Takes Down Harvard, 77-74
In its first true road game of the season, the GW men's basketball team shipped up to Boston and secured a 77-74 win against the Harvard Crimson to improve...
Men's Basketball Hits the Road to Face Harvard
LAST TIME OUT: Despite playing without injured starter Yuta Watanabe, and having the GW reserves outscoring their counterparts, 26-11, the Colonials fell to ...
Men's Basketball Falls to Penn State, 74-68
GW saw Penn State erase its halftime deficit in the early minutes out of the locker room, as Penn State surged ahead with a 13-2 run to open the frame. The...
Men's Basketball Hosts Penn State in Saturday Matinee
TIPPING OFF: The George Washington men’s basketball team continues a difficult stretch of non-conference action as it welcomes the Big Ten’s Penn...
Men's Basketball Can't Complete Comeback vs. UAB
KANSAS CITY -- In a hard fought battle in the consolation game of the College Basketball Experience Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City, the GW men's...
Men's Basketball Falls to Georgia in CBE Classic
At the College Basketball Experience Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City, the GW men's basketball team dropped its first contest of the season in a tightly-c...