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.
Cavanaugh to Play for Atlanta Hawks in Summer League
WASHINGTON -- Former GW star forward Tyler Cavanaugh has found a summer league home with the Atlanta Hawks.
Watanabe Hard at Work Preparing for Senior Season
After the GW men’s basketball team’s season ended in March, junior Yuta Watanabe had an important decision to make.
Raise High 'Cast: Patricio Garino
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Men's Basketball Signs Javier Langarica
The GW men’s basketball program looks to further a long history of success with international players with the signing of Javier Langarica, a 6-foot-9 ...
Catching up with Tyler Cavanaugh
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Men’s Basketball to Begin Home-and-Home with Princeton
WASHINGTON -- The George Washington men’s basketball team has agreed to a home-and-home series with Princeton University.
Raise High 'Cast: Maurice Joseph
On the first edition of the Raise High Cast, the official podcast of GW Athletics, host David Earl is joined by men's basketball coach Maurice Joseph. The...
A-10 Releases Men’s Basketball Matchups for 2017-18
The Atlantic 10 on Wednesday announced the schedule pairings for the 2017-18 men’s basketball season, and GW will play eight games against teams that...