Tag Archives: basketball

GW Alum, Bulls Owner Elected to HOF

Chicago Bulls owner and chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, GWSB BA ’57, was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday. Reinsdorf, who oversaw six Michael Jordan-led championship teams in the 1990s, will be enshrined along with nine members of the Class of 2016, including Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson, and current Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo. “This is

Colonials Win NIT Championship

Kevin Larsen scored 18 points, Patricio Garino added another 14, and the George Washington men’s basketball team capped off the winningest season in program history with a 76-60 victory over Valparaiso to win the National Invitation Tournament championship Thursday. It is GW’s first postseason title. The Colonials (28-10) also set a program record for wins

Charles E. Smith Center Turns 40

Sunday marked the 40th anniversary of the Charles E. Smith Center’s dedication. For the past four decades, the Smith Center has been an iconic landmark on GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus, the site of some of GW Athletics’ biggest victories, but also a place full of memories for thousands of Colonials past and present. In honor

Fans Cheer on Men’s Hoops in NYC!

When the GW men’s basketball team headed to NYC for the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championship, hundreds of Colonials fans were there to support them.  Check out this video to share in the excitment—as one fan says, “there hasn’t been a team like this in years.” Go Colonials! Show your school spirit: @gw_mbb, #RaiseHigh    

Alumni Raise High During A-10 Tournament in NYC

On Friday, Mar. 14, GW men’s basketball took to the Barclays Center court as part of the Atlantic 10 Championship — and thousands of alumni, parents and friends were there to support them. At 7:00pm, before the Colonials faced off against the University of Massachusetts, a pregame party took place in the Barclays Center’s 40/40

Men’s Hoops Headed to NYC for A-10 Tourney

GW men’s basketball will head to Brooklyn, NY this weekend as the No. 3 seed team in the Atlantic 10 Championship, a 12-game championship that features all 13 teams from one of the nation’s best basketball conferences. Games take place from March 12-16 at the Barclays Center. The Colonials will play their first game on

“Our First Game in Many Years: What a Blast!”

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, a group of GW alumni took the chance to Raise High and support the Colonials by attending their first basketball game in years. It was good timing—not only was it a “Dollar Dog Night,” but the Colonials took down Duquesne with a 71-57 victory. “What a blast!” said Jeffrey Grieco, ESIA

Near or Far, Don’t Miss Homecoming Weekend 2014!

Itching for an excuse to come back to campus? GW’s 2014 Homecoming Weekend is just around the corner! From Feb. 7-9, the Foggy Bottom campus will be abuzz with several special events to Raise High the Buff and Blue. Festivities kick off on Friday, Feb. 7 with the annual George Washington’s Birthday Bonfire at 6:00pm