George Washington Rumors & News

  • George Washington transfer Paul Jorgensen commits to Butler

    Big East Coast Bias "The Butler Bulldogs landed a transfer on Wednesday, as it was reported that George Washington point guard Paul Jorgensen would be headed to Indianapolis. As the tweet notes, Jorgensen will have to sit out this season. He'll be eligible for 2017-18 and 2018-19. " May 11

  • George Washington tops Valparaiso in NIT Championship

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- George Washington coach Mike Lonergan can finally replace the basketball net he's been using as a good luck charm the past month and a half. Lonergan now has a net from Madison Square Garden after George Washington won its first NIT title with a 76-60 win over Valparaiso in the..." March 31

  • GW shuts down Aztecs, reaches NIT final

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- George Washington coach Mike Lonergan's strategy wasn't to stick with a 1-3-1 zone against San Diego State in the semifinals of the NIT on Tuesday, but an injury to a key player and some foul trouble forced him into that plan. The result was a dominating 65-46 win from George..." March 30

  • George Washington 82, Florida 77

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Tyler Cavanaugh scored 23 points and knocked down a key 3-pointer in the final minute, and George Washington advanced to the NIT Final Four for the first time in school history after posting an 82-77 victory over Florida on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Kevin Larsen had 19..." March 23

  • George Washington 87, Monmouth 71

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Tyler Cavanaugh posted 22 points and 12 rebounds, helping fourth-seeded George Washington upset top-seeded Monmouth 87-71 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Monday night at the Multipurpose Activity Center in West Long Branch, N.J. Senior guard..." March 21

  • George Washington 82, Hofstra 80

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Tyler Cavanaugh had 20 points and 11 rebounds in George Washington's dramatic 82-80 victory over Hofstra on Wednesday in the opening round of the NIT at the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington. The Pride, who trailed by 12 points with 8 1/2 minutes left, stormed back to tie..." March 16

  • Kevin Marfo commits to George Washington over Providence, Boston College

    Big East Coast Bias "Class of 2016 power forward Kevin Marfo (Worcester Academy) has committed to George Washington University. Back on Wednesday, Marfo had downsized his list of choices to three schools: GWU, Providence College and Boston College. There wasn't much to speak of with regards to whether any school..." October 10

  • 5-3 guard Darnell Rogers commits to play for George Washington

    ESPN "Darnell Rogers, a 5-foot-3 high school senior and the son of former George Washington standout Shawnta Rogers, has committed to play for Mike Lonergan and the Colonials. "My dad is an alum, and I have a family relationship with the coaching staff," Darnell Rogers told ESPN. "Their starting..." October 07

  • Seton Hall transfer Jaren Sina commits to George Washington

    CBS Sports "Seton Hall transfer Jaren Sina has committed to George Washington, sources told Sina will have two years of eligibility remaining and be eligible to play beginning during the 2016-17 season. Sina averaged 7.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.3 assists last season at Seton Hall." April 22

  • Dartmouth transfer Alex Mitola is heading to George Washington

    College Basketball Talk "George Washington has added a shooter for the 2015-16 season, as Dartmouth transfer Alex Mitola has committed to the program, a source confirmed to Mitola averaged double-figures all three years he played for the Big Green, posting 12.4 points while shooting 36.6 percent from..." April 22

  • George Washington transfer Kethan Savage to play at Butler

    ESPN "George Washington transfer Kethan Savage is headed to Butler, sources told Savage will have one year of eligibility after sitting out the 2015-16 season. He left the Colonials last week, with coach Mike Lonergan saying Savage expressed an interest in playing "point guard full time."..." April 12

  • Darian Bryant, Nick Griffin transferring from George Washington

    CSN Washington "Two George Washington men's basketball players are transferring out of the program, has confirmed. Sophomore guard Nick Griffin and freshman Darian Bryant, both local high school products, are leaving just after the Colonials concluded a 22-13 season with a loss to Temple in..." March 24

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Tyler Cavanaugh Transferring to George Washington "Tyler Cavanaugh will continue his college basketball career at George Washington University. Cavanaugh sent a tweet about his decision on Thursday evening. Cavanaugh will have to sit out a season due to NCAA transfer rules. Tyler's father, John Cavanaugh, said earlier this month his son..." July 03

  • George Washington extends Lonergan through 2020-21

    CBS Sports "George Washington has extended the contract of head coach Mike Lonergan through the 2020-21 season, multiple sources told An official announcement could come as early as Friday. Lonergan led the Colonials to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006 this past season..." March 28

  • Memphis Holds On To Top George Washington, 71-66

    Memphis Flyer "Eight days after an ugly loss at FedExForum staggered Memphis Tiger fans far and wide, the U of M beat George Washington in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Tigers led the Colonials start to finish, but clinched the victory only when GW's Maurice Creek missed a three-point attempt —..." March 21

  • George Washington G Kethan Savage (foot) '50-50' for Memphis game

    CBS Sports "George Washington coach Mike Lonergan would not rule out Kethan Savage from Friday's Round of 64 game against Memphis, but it sounds like the Colonials guard will remain sidelined with a foot injury. A source told that there is a "50-50" chance that Savage plays on Friday, and..." March 20

  • GW basketball’s at-large bid leads to ‘rewarding feeling’

    Washington Post "The George Washington men’s basketball team, its family and friends, school officials and supporters old and new convened on Sunday night to watch the NCAA tournament selection show. And when the Colonials’ name finally flashed on the screen, as expected, they let loose with a mighty cheer for a..." March 19

  • Colonials Return to NCAA Tournament as No. 9 Seed "No. 9 seed GW men's basketball will head to Raleigh, N.C., to face No. 8 Memphis in the 2014 NCAA Tournament second round at PNC Arena on Friday, March 21. Tip-time is set for 6:55 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast on TBS. GW students, fans and alumni wishing to join the Colonials on their..." March 19

  • GW basketball’s at-large bid leads to ‘rewarding feeling’

    Washington Post "The George Washington men’s basketball team, its family and friends, school officials and supporters old and new convened on Sunday night to watch the NCAA tournament selection show. And when the Colonials’ name finally flashed on the screen, as expected, they let loose with a mighty cheer for a..." March 18

  • VCU 74, George Washington 55

    ProSportsDaily "Treveon Graham scored 22 points as the Rams advanced to the Atlantic 10 tournament championship game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. and made coach Shaka Smart the winningest coach in program history. Briante Weber added 16 points, eight assists, six rebounds and two steals for..." March 16

  • Looking for Cinderella? Try the A-10

    USA Today "AT THE WATER COOLER: Every year, we search for it. That diamond-in-the-rough team that we dub Cinderella. If we're trying to find a team to become this year's NCAA tournament darling, look no further than the Atlantic 10 Conference, a league that hasn't skipped a beat in spite of losing..." March 12

  • Saint Louis 66, George Washington 59

    ProSportsDaily "Jordair Jett scored 16 points to lead the way as the host Billikens turned away the Colonials to extend their school record winning streak to 19 straight games. Rob Loe added 12 points and a team-high nine rebounds for Saint Louis (25-2, 12-0 Atlantic 10). Grandy Glaze notched 10 points and..." February 23

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Providence and Richmond miss big chances

    CBS Sports "Tuesday didn't have too many marquee matchups, but it did feature several quality bubble games. Some teams were looking for resume-boosting wins, while others were just looking to avoid bad losses. Winners George Washington: The Colonials were in nearly every projected bracket heading into the..." February 19

  • GW basketball is winning with international flair

    Washington Post "Stroll into Smith Center for any George Washington men’s basketball game, and what catches the eye isn’t necessarily the arena, the fans or even the players. It’s the flags. An entire row of flags are draped over the railing in front of the student section, affectionately called the..." February 12

  • Dukes yield to George Washington

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Ovie Soko had 13 points and 11 rebounds, his first double-double since Dec. 17, but George Washington continued its undefeated streak at home Wednesday night at Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, taking down Duquesne, 71-57, in an Atlantic 10 Conference. It was a bounce-back victory for..." February 06

  • GW guards McDonald, Creek doubtful for Duquesne

    CSN Washington "George Washington's five-game winning streak came to end Saturday in Dayton. Not having starting guards Maurice Creek and Joe McDonald played a factor. It appears that factor will remain in place for the Colonials next Atlantic 10 game. Creek (illness) and McDonald (hip) are considered doubtful..." February 04

  • George Washington 69, La Salle 47: Colonials win 11th straight at home

    Washington Post "Even without its primary ballhandler for most of the game, the George Washington men’s basketball team continued its march through the Atlantic 10, exacting payback for its lone conference loss on the strength of suffocating defense to forge a 69-47 victory over La Salle on Wednesday night in..." January 30

  • GW's Kethan Savage out 6-8 weeks with foot fracture

    CBS Sports "George Washington is headed for one of the biggest turnarounds in the country this season, but the Colonials' took a hit on Tuesday morning. Sophomore guard Kethan Savage will miss the next six-to-eight weeks with a fractured metatarsal in his left foot. "It's disappointing for Kethan to..." January 21