George Washington Colonials
The ninth-seeded Colonials, 24-8 after going 23-38 in coach Mike Lonergan’s first two seasons, meet eighth-seeded Memphis on Friday in Raleigh, N.C.
GW and AU have never gone dancing in the same year before and that this is only the third year since 1978 that Maryland and Georgetown have both failed to do so.
The Colonials are in great position to make the NCAA Tournament, which is huge for a program that was just hoping to make the Atlantic 10 Tournament two years ago.
D.C. hasn’t exactly been the cradle of championships recently, but in a little over 24 hours our teams provided a week’s worth, maybe even a fortnight’s worth of drama.
If the Colonials topple No. 14 Butler, GW students should go crazy. The Bulldogs, new to the Atlantic 10, are the highest-ranked visitor to sold-out Smith Center in 13 years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — At the conclusion of every college basketball season, rabid fan bases bid a fond farewell to their favorite graduating seniors, usually to never see or hear from them again as most players […]