Colonials Fall To Hawks, 71-56
Pinnock scores 16 to lead George Washington.
March 1, 2005
By JOSEPH WHITE
AP Sports Writer
WASHINGTON - Even though he didn't play because of a broken arm, John Bryant was credited for leading Saint Joseph's to its latest victory.
On the bench in a blue long-sleeved shirt instead of a uniform, Bryant supplied the inspiration as the Hawks beat George Washington 71-56 Tuesday night to win Atlantic 10 title outright.
J.R. Pinnock scored 16 points for George Washington (18-7, 10-5), which suffered a setback in its bid for the school's first NCAA tournament berth since 1999. The Smith Center was stuffed to capacity on Senior Night as the Colonials tried to match the emotion of a visiting team playing for its injured leader.
The Hawks played an inspired opening 10 minutes, taking a 25-11 lead on the strength of 3-point shooting by Carroll and Dwayne Lee. The Hawks led 33-26 at halftime, and held off the Colonials every time George Washington threatened to make a charge in fast-paced second half.
George Washington got within 39-36 with 15 minutes remaining, but layups by Dwayne Jones and Rob Ferguson stopped the Colonials' momentum.
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
On episode two of the Raise High 'Cast, the official podcast of GW Athletics, former GW star Patricio Garino joins David Earl to talk about a whirlwind past ...
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
In the past seven weeks, Tyler Cavanaugh has completed pre-draft workouts with 13 NBA teams as the former GW star looks to begin his path towards making an...
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...
Armel Potter Signs with Men’s Basketball
The GW men’s basketball team has added a highly-coveted guard in the form of transfer Armel Potter, who averaged 13.3 points in two seasons at...