Men's Basketball Flies Past Fordham In Regular Season Finale, 77-61
Pops Mensah-Bonsu scores 19 points against the Rams.
March 8, 2003
The Colonials (11-16, 5-11) end the regular season as the fifth seed in the Atlantic 10 West Division. Fordham (2-25, 3-13), fifth seed in the East, lost its last 14 games.
The Rams hung around until late in the second half, trailing 56-53 with less than seven minutes remaining. Mensah-Bonsu, Monroe, and Mike Hall keyed a 21-8 run in the waning minutes. Hall scored 16 points and made five steals.
Monroe, playing in his final home game, moved within 23 points of becoming George Washington's all-time leading scorer. He scored in double digits in all 27 games this season.
Michael Haynes and Glenn Batemon each had 14 points for Fordham. Mushon Ya'akosi scored a career-high 13 points in 14 minutes for the Rams but played just two minutes in the second half because of foul trouble. He scored all of his points in the first half.
Fordham committed three technical fouls, which proved costly, as the
Colonials shot 67 percent from the free throw line.
Men's Basketball Set for Wednesday Clash at UMass
TIPPING OFF: After splitting a pair of games last week, the Colonials head into the final third of the A-10 schedule starting with a trip to UMass on...
Men's Basketball Slips at George Mason
FAIRFAX, Va. -- In the second of two annual meetings between the nearby foes, this time in Fairfax, Va., the Patriots of George Mason finally got a win in...
Maurice Joseph took a glance at the box score in his hand and cracked a grin.
Of course, the GW head coach was pleased with Yuta Watanabe’s career-hig...
Men's Basketball Runs Away From La Salle, 80-69
WASHINGTON -- The GW men's basketball team closed a three-game homestand on Wednesday night on a high note with a thorough, 80-69, win against visiting La...
Men's Basketball Closes Homestand vs. La Salle
GW closes a three-game homestand on Wednesday as the La Salle Explorers visit for a 7 p.m. tip with the game set to be televised regionally on NBC Sports...
Men's Basketball Falls to Davidson on Homecoming
WASHINGTON -- A near capacity crowd turned out for Homecoming at the Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday afternoon and was treated to an appearance by new...
Men's Basketball Set for Homecoming vs. Davidson
GW men’s basketball looks to snap out of a January funk as the calendar has flipped to February, with the Colonials hoping to end a three-game skid as ...
Men's Basketball Drops Close One to Duquesne, 75-73
Looking for a spark with a new look starting line-up, GW men’s basketball took the floor with freshman Justin Mazzulla making his first career start...