GW Bounced From A-10 Tournament By Saint Joseph's, 70-57
Oha Scores Game High 21 Points
March 7, 2004
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Ugo Oha scored 21 points, but it wasn't enough as Saint Joseph's knocked GW out of the Atlantic 10 Tournament, 70-57, on Sunday, March 7. The defending Atlantic 10 champions entered the tournament as the number one overall seed, but 38 percent shooting and 12 key offensive rebounds by the Hawks doomed GW.
Saint Joseph's stretched their lead to 12 with just under 12 minutes left in the second half, but the Colonials clawed their way back and cut the lead to four with just under six minutes to play. Just when the Colonials were poised to take back the lead, Erin Brady banked in a runner as the shot clock expired and Irina Krasnoshiok buried a three from the corner to push the lead back to nine. GW couldn't recover and the Hawks advanced to play Temple in the finals on Monday, March 8.
The major difference in the game came from behind the three-point line with Saint Joseph's going 9-19, while the Colonials only managed 2-12. Oha did a great job in the paint with her 21 points, but the other two members of the big three, Anna Monta?ana and Cathy Joens, only managed 10 points apiece. Marsheik Witherspoon played another solid game at the point for GW with eight points and four assists.
The Colonials outscored Saint Joseph's 36-20 in the paint, but the Hawks scored eight more second-chance points and had a major edge in bench points thanks to 18 points from Krasnoshiok.
GW will now wait to see if they receive an at-large bid to play in the Women's NCAA Tournament. The selection show will be held on Sunday, March 14.
Women's Basketball Falls at Mercer
MACON, Ga. - Senior Brianna Cummings made her return to her home state of Georgia and responded with her third career double-double, but it was not enough as...
Cummings Heads Home as Women's Hoops Visits Mercer
At every chance, Jennifer Rizzotti has encouraged Brianna Cummings to be more aggressive. The GW women’s basketball coach wants the guard to trust in...
GW Women's Basketball Drops Close One to #17 South Florida
WASHINGTON - Looking to make it a winning home stand after alternating wins against Georgetown and Wisconsin between defeats at the hands of Vanderbilt and...
Women's Basketball Hosts #17 USF on Saturday
TIPPING OFF: The GW women's basketball team will wrap its five-game homestand on Saturday when it welcomes No. 17 USF to Charles E. Smith Center. Tipoff on ...
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Kelli Prange
Kelli Prange was named to the All-Tournament Team after three strong performances at the 2017 Paradise Jam at the Charles E. Smith Center over the...
GW Women's Basketball Rallies But Falls to Syracuse, 74-62
WASHINGTON - On the heels of an emotional and rewarding win yesterday against Wisconsin, the George Washington women's basketball team was back in action on ...
GW Women's Basketball Throttles Wisconsin, 61-46
WASHINGTON - A highly anticipated match-up with Wisconsin in the second game of the Paradise Jam went according to script for the Colonials and provided the ...
GW Women's Basketball Stuffed by Vanderbilt, 69-59
WASHINGTON - The Charles E. Smith Center was jamming on Thanksgiving -- the Paradise Jam, that is -- as George Washington, Syracuse, Vanderbilt and Wisconsin...