Colonials fall in second round of A-10 Tournament
Steeves named to All-Academic Team; Watanabe also earns All-Conference Third Team honors
Yuta Watanabe named the Mike Brown MVP
Yuta scores a career-high 31 points to lead the Colonials to a 72-56 victory
Despite decidedly different backgrounds, GW's seniors have found common ground through basketball
George Washington v Davidson
George Washington v Miami
Photos from George Washington Men's basketball vs. Penn State - Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017
George Washington v Princeton
Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the men's basketball game against Richmond.
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT AT GW (2016-2017): Started in 10 games and played in 27 ... missed seven games (USF on 12/3 through Saint Joseph's on 12/30) due to a knee injury ... scored in double digits in eight games ... named to the A-10 All Academic Team ... member of the GW Athletic Department Dean's List (Fall '16, Spring '17) ... recorded 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting in 30 minutes vs. Toledo (3/15) ... tallied 16 points in a career-high 36 minutes vs. Richmond (3/10)... also matched a career-high three blocks ... matched a season-high three steals vs. Saint Louis (3/9) ... had a season-high three steals vs. Dayton (3/4) ... scored a career-high 26 points on 9-of-16 shooting vs. UMass (2/23) ... also had a game- and season-high five assists and two steals ... grabbed a season-high six rebounds at Davidson (2/15) ... finished with 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting in his second consecutive double-digit game vs. Saint Louis (1/28) ... scored 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting vs. Mason (1/25) ... started vs. Penn State (11/26), tying a team high with five rebounds and three assists in 31 minutes of play ... registered three rebounds and three points on a 3-of-4 effort at the free throw line vs. UAPB (11/17) ... made his GW debut vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore (11/11), coming off the bench to play 14 minutes with four points and three rebounds.
AT HARVARD (2012-16): Played in 26 games for the Crimson as a senior, averaging 9.1 points on .449 shooting, including .458 from three-point range, in 22.7 minutes per game ... had his best game in a Harvard uniform against Princeton on March 4, when he scored 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting to lead the Crimson to a 73-71 victory ... scored in double figures 10 times during the season ... the applied mathematics major was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I first team after boasting a 3.68 cumulative GPA, becoming the first Harvard men's basketball student-athlete to earn the distinction since 2006 ... in addition to earning CoSIDA Academic All-District honors in 2015-16, he was named to the NABC Honor Roll in 2014-15 ... prior to the 2015-16 season, Steeves did not see action due to injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played one year of varsity basketball at Hotchkiss School in 2011-12 ... selected to the Canadian Cadet Men's National Team in 2012 ... finished fifth at the FIBA U17 World Championships in Lithuania in 2012 ... top 3-pointshooter at the FIBA U17 World Championships in 2012 ... also played three years (2009-11) of varsity basketball at College Jean-de-Brebeuf ... led Jean-de-Brebeuf to a provincial championship in 2011 ... named Quebec Provincial AAA League MVP in 2011 ... selected to the Canadian Cadet Men's National Team in 2011 ... won a bronze medal at the FIBA U16Americas championship in 2011 ... athlete of the Year at Jean-de-Brebeuf in 2011 ... selected as a Montreal Basketball League All-Star in 2010 ... first Honor Roll student in 2012.
PERSONAL: Parents are Murray Steeves and Andree Ducharme ... his sister, Erika, is a member of the women's basketball team at Brown University.
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