GW Men's Basketball 2012-13 OOC Schedule - Dec. 30 vs. Sacred Heart
Colonials Close Out Non-Conference Home Slate With Pioneers
July 14, 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 close out the home portion of its 2012-13 non-conference slate against Sacred Heart at the Charles E. Smith Center on Sunday, Dec. 30.
The contest will mark the first-ever between the Colonials and the Northeast Conference's Pioneers, who posted a 14-18 overall record and 8-10 mark in NEC play in 2011-12.
After facing one of the nation's highest scoring teams in VMI in its previous game, GW will have to contain one of the top scoring players in the nation when Sacred Heart comes to the Smith Center.
SHU anticipates the return of its top five scorers from last season, including the nation's fourth leading scorer from 2011-12 in Shane Gibson. A 6-foot-2 redshirt senior guard, Gibson averaged 22.0 points on better than 50 percent shooting last season. The Pioneers also welcome double-digit scorer Justin Swidowski to the lineup after he pumped in 11.1 points per game in 2011-12.
Coach Dave Bike is in his 35th season at the helm at Sacred Heart, trailing only Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for coaches with the longest tenure at one school.
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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