GW Men's Basketball 2012-13 OOC Schedule - Nov. 28 at James Madison
Nation's Only Schools Named After Presidents to Meet for Second Straight Season
July 8, 2012
Watch the video, then visit Facebook.com/GWsports and answer today's trivia question for the chance to win a great prize for the 2012-13 GW Men's Basketball season! Be sure to check back to GWsports.com each day until July 15 as a new men's basketball non-conference opponent and game date is announced.
The George Washington men's basketball team will conclude the opening month of the 2012-13 season with a return game at James Madison in Harrisonburg, Va., on Wednesday, Nov. 28.
The Colonials and Dukes met in the district last December, a game in which the hosts nearly erased a 22-point deficit. David Pellom scored 22 points to help GW climb within four with a 21-3 run late in the second half, but JMU held on for a 62-57 victory at the Smith Center.
Despite the loss - which snapped the Colonials' five-game series winning streak - GW maintains a 6-2 advantage in the all-time series which began in 1974.
JMU will return four starters and three of its top four scorers from last season's team that finished 12-20 overall and 5-13 in the Colonial Athletic Association. Leading scorer A.J. Davis (15.9 ppg), forward Andrey Semenov (10.2 ppg) and guard Devon Moore (8.8 ppg) headline the list of the Dukes' key returners, and head coach Matt Brady has added four newcomers, including Dimitrije Cabarkapa, who shares the same hometown as GW rising junior forward Nemanja Mikic.
The GW/JMU matchup features the only NCAA Division I series between universities named after former Presidents of the United States - George Washington, our nation's first President from 1789-1797, and James Madison, the fourth POTUS from 1809-1817.
After checking in and watching Coach Lonergan's daily game breakdown, fans can visit Facebook.com/GWsports and answer a trivia question for a chance to be entered in a grand prize giveaway at the conclusion of the non-conference schedule announcements. Prizes include an annual subscription to GW All-Access, two Colonials Club passes for the men's basketball team's home opener, or men's basketball endzone season tickets.
Sat., Nov. 3 - vs. Catholic University (Exhibition) - Charles E. Smith Center
Sat., Nov. 10 - vs. Youngstown State - Charles E. Smith Center
Sat., Nov. 17 - at Boston University - Boston, Mass.
Wed., Nov. 21 - at Notre Dame - Purcell Pavilion, South Bend, Ind.
Sat., Nov. 24 - vs. Hofstra - Charles E. Smith Center
Mon., Nov. 26 - vs. Mount St. Mary's - Charles E. Smith Center
Wed., Nov. 28 - at James Madison - JMU Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, Va.
Nolan Jr. Impressing with Big and Small Plays
The play won’t show up on Terry Nolan Jr.’s personal highlight reel, which is already loaded with high-flying dunks, acrobatic finishes and other...
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Yuta Watanabe
Watanabe hit a pair of career milestones while leading the men's basketball team to key victories at home over Morgan State and vs. Temple in the BB&T...
Watanabe Named A-10 Co-Player of the Week
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- After leading the GW men's basketball team to wins over Morgan State and Temple last week, senior guard Yuta Watanabe has been named...
Bolden Steps Up as Men's Basketball Earns Key Victory
With a tense finish looming Sunday afternoon against Temple, Jair Bolden wanted the ball in his hands. No pressure.
Men's Basketball Outshoots Temple, 71-67
WASHINGTON -- At the site of the 2018 A-10 Championships in March, GW men’s basketball took center stage at Capital One Arena in downtown, DC and took ...
Watanabe's Complete Performance Sparks Men's Basketball
Yuta Watanabe has earned a reputation as one of the top defenders in the Atlantic 10, using his unique combination of length and athleticism to frustrate...
Men's Basketball Staves Off Morgan State, 73-66
Behind a career-high 26 points from Japanese sensation Yuta Watanabe on International Night at the Smith Center, the George Washington men’s basketball...
Men's Basketball Hosts Morgan State on Wednesday
After spending the Thanksgiving holiday in Las Vegas playing a pair of power conference teams, the GW men’s basketball team returns home to Smith...