GW Men's Basketball Voted Preseason Favorite to Win A-10
Nov. 4, 2004
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- The Atlantic 10 Conference coaches and media have voted and George Washington is the consensus pick to win the Atlantic 10's West Division in 2004-05. The results were announced at Thursday's Atlantic 10 Basketball Media Day in Philadelphia. GW received 48 of a possible 54 first-place votes with Xavier garnering the remaining six first-place votes. Saint Joseph's was tabbed to win the A-10's East Division.
The coaches and media also selected GW senior T.J. Thompson (Germantown, MD/Newport) as a preseason first-team All-Conference pick with teammates Mike Hall (Chicago, IL) and Pops Mensah-Bonsu (London, England) as second team selections. Colonials sophomore Carl Elliott (Brooklyn, NY) was named to the league's All-Defensive team in the same poll.
The GW men's team opens the 2004-05 season (on ESPN2) at Wake Forest on Monday, Nov. 15, in the Cisco Systems Preseason N.I.T.
A-10 Predicted Finish in 2004-05: