Watanabe, GW claim place in NIT title game

Basketball Mar 30, 2016

Watanabe, GW claim place in NIT title game

by Ed Odeven

The George Washington men's basketball team didn't receive an invitation to the 68-team NCAA Tournament. Instead, Plan B has worked out quite well for rising star Yuta Watanabe and his Colonials teammates. GW defeated San Diego State 65-46 on Tuesday in the NIT semifinals in New ...

Basketball Mar 24, 2016

George Washington reaches NIT semis

Yuta Watanabe and the George Washington men's basketball team extended their season by defeating the visiting and second-seeded University of Florida 82-77 in the NIT quarterfinals on Wednesday. The fourth-seeded Colonials (26-10) advance to the semifinals next Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in New York, ...

Basketball Mar 22, 2016

George Washington advances to NIT quarterfinals

The George Washington men's basketball team advanced to the NIT quarterfinals by beating Monmouth 87-71 on Monday in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The fourth-seeded Colonials (25-10), who never trailed, outscored the hosts 50-38 in the second half in a game televised by ESPN. Sophomore ...

Basketball Mar 17, 2016

Mitola lifts George Washington past Hofstra in NIT

Alex Mitola nailed a running jumper in the lane with 4 seconds remaining as George Washington edged Hofstra 82-80 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night in Washington, D.C. Sophomore Yuta Watanabe scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half ...