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YUTA WATANABE

BASKETBALL
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.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Aug 24, 2016
Colonials expect Tokyo trip to be springboard for Watanabe
Yuta Watanabe made a heroic return to his home country during a recent trip by the George Washington University basketball team.
BASKETBALL
Jul 22, 2016
George Washington launches probe of hoop coach
Just months after then-sophomore Yuta Watanabe, a rising star, and the George Washington men's basketball team captured the National Invitation Tournament title in New York, Colonials players have made allegations of abuse by coach Mike Lonergan, as reported Thursday by The Washington Post.
BASKETBALL
Jul 7, 2016
Japan men's basketball team fails to qualify for Rio Olympics
Japan’s hopes of sending a men’s basketball team to the Rio Olympics ended on Wednesday when it suffered its second defeat in as many games, losing 87-71 to the Czech Republic at the Olympic qualifying tournament in Belgrade.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 23, 2016
Japan reveals roster for final Rio qualifier
George Washington standout Yuta Watanabe, veteran star guard Yuta Tabuse and the Takeuchi twins (Joji and Kosuke) will lead the "Akatsuki Five" as Japan men's national team head coach Kenji Hasegawa on Thursday revealed his final roster for the final Olympic qualifier, which takes place early next month...
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 10, 2016
Dates announced for George Washington-Japan national team hoop series
The Japan Basketball Association announced Friday that the men's national team will play against George Washington University in a three-game series in August.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 9, 2016
Rising star Watanabe seeks opportunity to shine in Olympic qualifying tournament
Having played in the United States for three years, Yuta Watanabe has shown steady development as a basketball player every year.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 8, 2016
Japan names provisional hoop squad with Olympic qualifying looming
With a month to go until Olympic qualifying in Belgrade, the provisional Japan men's national basketball team entered its third training camp at Tokyo's National Training Center on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Mar 30, 2016
Watanabe, GW claim place in NIT title game
The George Washington men's basketball team didn't receive an invitation to the 68-team NCAA Tournament.
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.
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.
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.
BASKETBALL
Mar 12, 2016
Saint Joseph's knocks off George Washington in A-10 quarters
Saint Joseph's overcame a 14-point halftime deficit against the George Washington men's basketball team in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.
BASKETBALL
Mar 11, 2016
Watanabe, George Washington reach Atlantic 10 quarterfinals
Sophomore Yuta Watanabe scored a game-high 19 points and the George Washington men's basketball team defeated Saint Louis 73-65 in the Atlantic 10 Tournament's second round on Thursday in Brooklyn, New York.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Dec 22, 2015
Watanabe playing key role in George Washington's rise to prominence
Sophomore forward Yuta Watanabe has helped the George Washington men's basketball team earn a spot in The Associated Press Top 25 for the first time since the final poll of the 2005-06 season.
BASKETBALL
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.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 22, 2015
Future looking bright for Japanese men's basketball
It may not happen right away, but Japan's men's basketball looks set to go nowhere but up.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 2, 2015
Japanese standout Watanabe eager to show growth for GW
Japanese basketball phenom Yuta Watanabe is currently back in Japan, using the break between semesters at George Washington University to spend some cherished time with his family and friends. He's also stayed busy working out and keeping up with media appearances.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
May 25, 2015
George Washington basketball team planning 2016 tour of Japan
The George Washington University men's basketball team is planning to tour Japan next summer, the school's athletic director, Patrick Nero, said in an interview with The Japan Times in Tokyo on Monday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Apr 24, 2015
GW's Watanabe to visit White House, meet Prime Minister Abe
George Washington University basketball player Yuta Watanabe will visit the White House on Tuesday, and the Kagawa Prefecture native will greet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe there, according to a news release issued this week by the university’s athletic department.

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