Nov 12, 2016

Watanabe scores 18 in season debut

George Washington junior Yuta Watanabe shined in the school's season opener, scoring 18 points and grabbing six rebounds in the Colonials' 75-71 win on Friday night over the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore. Watanabe sank 10 of 12 free throws and drained 2 of 3 3-pointers. ...

Japanese men search for ways to improve

Sep 5, 2016

Japanese men search for ways to improve

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Even when you possess elite skills, physicality and elaborate Xs and Os, if you don't have a burning desire to win, you'll just waste those gifts. That's one of the concerns of Japan men's national basketball team head coach Kenji Hasegawa. "Physicality, height, the skill to ...

Hachimura cleared to enroll at Gonzaga

May 11, 2016

Hachimura cleared to enroll at Gonzaga

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Japanese basketball standout Rui Hachimura announced on Wednesday that he has met the academic requirements to enroll at Gonzaga University and could begin playing for the school's basketball team as early as this fall. Hachimura, who committed to the Bulldogs last year, said that he ...

Gonzaga alumni sure Hachimura making right choice

Dec 7, 2015

Gonzaga alumni sure Hachimura making right choice

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Basketball phenom Rui Hachimura is headed to the United States to play for the Gonzaga University Bulldogs, the most prestigious college program a Japanese player will have ever suited up for. There will be challenges both on and off the court once Hachimura lands stateside, ...