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By Matt Kibbe
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Topic - George Washington
On the horizon Thursday is a Boston College team that has played one of the most rigorous non-conference schedules in the country to begin the season. The Eagles have already faced Providence, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Washington, Purdue, and Southern California, making them perhaps the most talented 3-6 team in the country.
GW improved to 9-1 on the season with a 70-60 win over Boston.
Following its buzzer-beating win over Maryland, George Washington (8-1) seeks another victory with Boston University visiting on Wednesday.
Move over, Hoyas and Terps. The Atlantic 10 team that plays in Foggy Bottom, not far from the White House, is back on the national radar. Rebuilt by coach Mike Lonergan, the Colonials are receiving votes in The Associated Press poll with a sophomore-heavy lineup that should only get better.
Humility is a virtue that often gets a bad rap, especially when an unctuous hypocrite like Dickens' Uriah Heep lays claim to it. Moreover, living as we do in what David Bobb calls "an age of arrogance," humility can be seen as weak and passive, while "greatness seems strong and energetic — anything but humble." He quotes Muhammad Ali: "It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am." So, the basic questions are: Is it possible to achieve greatness, but be humble at the same time?
The BB&T Classic lived up to its name as George Washington's Maurice Creek sank a buzzer-beater to knock off Maryland on Sunday afternoon.
After stifling All-American candidate Doug McDermott in GW's win over No. 20 Creighton, Isaiah Armwood duels with Maryland's leading scorer Jake Layman.
Rattling the Colonials with a strong press, the Terps (5-4) used a 19-2 run to tie the game with a minute left, forcing George Washington to turn it over eight times down the stretch.
The local team at the year's BB&T Classic with the most impressive résumé to date, George Washington. Whether the 7-1 Colonials face Maryland at full strength on Sunday is the question.
The Colonials (7-1) and Terps (5-3) matchup for the 68th time and first since 2008 in the second game of the BB&T Classic doubleheader Sunday at Verizon Center. George Mason (5-3) and Oklahoma (7-1) tip-off at 1 p.m.
Many people were saddened to hear that Nelson Mandela passed away on Dec. 5 at his home in Johannesburg. The 95-year-old anti-apartheid crusader and former South African president's incredible life had served as an inspiration to different races and religions across the globe.
George Washington shot 52.6 percent from the field and scored 40 points in the paint in its return home after wins over Miami and No. 20 Creighton at the Wooden Legacy in California.
Maryland won its early season tournament. George Washington and Georgetown did not. Yet the Colonials and Hoyas helped their cause more than the Terps
After wins over Creighton and Miami, George Washington look to take down another power conference program. GW-Rutgers at 7 on CSN.
Isaiah Armwood scored 20 points and Kethan Savage matched a career-high with 18 as George Washington continued its best start since the 2005-06 season with a 93-87 win over Rutgers.
He said it like three times, I said to (Isaiah Armwood) 'alright, let's give him the ball,'" Colonials coach Mike Lonergan said.
He also knew better than to step out publicly to urge such a radical idea as drafting a brand new Constitution that would strengthen a national government.