Jan 29, 2016

George Washington falls in 2OT

ShawnDre’ Jones scored 29 points, Khwan Fore had 18 and the pair combined for all 13 Richmond points in the second overtime of a 98-90 win over George Washington on Thursday. Each made a basket and combined to go 9 of 12 from the ...

Nov 24, 2015

Watanabe, GWU start season 4-0

George Washington University sophomore forward Yuta Watanabe has helped the Colonials open the 2015-16 college basketball season with four consecutive victories. A starter, Watanabe is averaging 6.8 points and 4.8 rebounds in 24 minutes. He has six assists, five blocks and four steals. The ...

Mar 14, 2015

GWU defeated in A-10 quarterfinals

The third-seeded University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team outplayed George Washington University in the second half en route to a 71-58 victory in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament quarterfinals on Friday in New York. GWU freshman forward Yuta Watanabe had eight points and ...

Nov 15, 2014

Watanabe makes debut for GWU

George Washington University freshman forward Yuta Watanabe made his NCAA Division I debut in the Colonials’ 92-40 season-opening victory over visiting Grambling State on Friday in Washington, D.C. The 203-cm Watanabe, a Kagawa Prefecture native, came off the bench and played 20 minutes. Watanabe, ...

Encouragement, advice helped steer Watanabe to GWU

Feb 19, 2014

Encouragement, advice helped steer Watanabe to GWU


The recent decision by promising basketball prospect Yuta Watanabe to attend George Washington University next season came as bright news for his home country. And as much as Watanabe has rare talent, the 19-year-old out of Kagawa Prefecture has received valuable support from people ...