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.
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