2010-11 Washington and Lee Men's Basketball News Releases

May 17, 2011
Mathews and Kurkis Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior field hockey/lacrosse player Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and senior football player Greg Kurkis (Roswell, Ga./Westminster), who were selected as the “Pres” Brown Outstanding Senior Female and Male Athletes of the Year as voted on by members of the department.

May 17, 2011
W&L Claims the 2011 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the 2011 Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the eighth-straight year.

April 25, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 173 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.

March 24, 2011
ODAC Announces Winter Sportsmanship Teams
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its 2011 ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Teams in each of the five winter sports that it sponsors.

February 25, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Falls in ODAC Tournament, 98-78, to VWC
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team saw its 2010-11 season end with a 98-78 loss to Virginia Wesleyan in the quarterfinal round of the ODAC Tournament on Friday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.

February 24, 2011
W&L's J.D. Ey Earns Postseason Recognition From ODAC
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2011 men’s basketball postseason awards at its annual postseason banquet on Thursday evening and Washington and Lee sophomore forward J.D. Ey (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) was the lone General honored.

February 22, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Advance in Tourney with 66-51 Win Over LC
The No. 9 seed Washington and Lee men’s basketball team used a 16-4 run to open the second half as it pulled away for a 66-51 victory over the No. 8 seed Lynchburg Hornets on Tuesday evening in the opening round of the ODAC Tournament at Turner Gymnasium.

February 21, 2011
W&L Mens' Hoops Game Notes - ODAC Tournament
Washington and Lee's men's basketball team gets set to take on Lynchburg in the opening round of the ODAC Tournament on Tuesday evening.

February 21, 2011
ODAC Announces Basketball Tournament Seedings/Schedule
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has released the seedings and schedule for its 2011 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.

February 16, 2011
EMU knocks off W&L Men's Hoops, 94-82
Senior forward Todd Phillips led five Royals in double-digits with 22 points and eight rebounds as 14th-ranked Eastern Mennonite defeated Washington and Lee, 94-82, in ODAC men’s basketball on Wednesday evening at Yoder Arena.

February 14, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 12
The Washington and Lee men's basketball team looks to finish the regular season on a strong note as it travel to Hampden-Sydney and Eastern Mennonite in the season's closing week.

February 14, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Falls to Hampden-Sydney, 79-64
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team dropped its sixth contest in the last seven games as it fell to Hampden-Sydney, 79-64, on Monday evening at Fleet Gymnasium.

February 12, 2011
Bridgewater Holds Off W&L, 65-64, in Men's Basketball
Bridgewater College senior guard Kyle Hammond (Bluefield, Va./Bluefield) hit a pair of free throws with 13 seconds remaining to propel the Eagles to a 65-64 win over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team at the Warner Center on Saturday afternoon.

February 9, 2011
Pittman Shoots Down W&L Men's Hoops, 68-57
Sophomore guard Josh Pittman scored a game-high 27 points to lead Guilford to a 68-57 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at Ragan-Brown Field House.

February 7, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 11

February 7, 2011
W&L MBB Sports Come-From-Behind Win Over GBoro
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team recovered from a 19-point first-half deficit to produce an 82-76 victory over Greensboro College in non-conference action on Monday evening at Hanes Gymnasium.

February 5, 2011
Cold Shooting Dooms W&L Men's Hoops at R-MC
Randolph-Macon used a 33-5 second-half run to produce a 72-41 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Crenshaw Gymnasium.

February 2, 2011
W&L Men's Basketball Downed by Randolph, 68-60
Randolph College hit six of its first seven shots from the field and jumped out to a 16-2 lead in posting a 68-60 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at the PER Building.

January 31, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 10
Washington and Lee looks to rebound from a tough loss to No. 7 Virginia Wesleyan when it visits Randolph College and No. 9 Randolph-Macon this week.

January 29, 2011
Seventh-Ranked VWC Holds off W&L, 89-78, in Men's Hoops
Seventh-ranked Virginia Wesleyan used a late 12-4 scoring run to edge the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team, 89-78, on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

January 27, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Shoots Past Emory & Henry, 73-61
Washington and Lee shot 57.7 percent (30-52) from the floor in posting a 73-61 victory over Emory & Henry in ODAC men’s basketball on Thursday evening at the King Center.

January 24, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 9
The Washington and Lee men's basketball team looks to stay in the thick of the ODAC race with a pair of conference games this week.

January 19, 2011
H-SC Dumps Generals, 72-66, in Men's Basketball
Hampden-Sydney held Washington and Lee to a season-low 36.5 percent (23-63) shooting from the floor, including 28.0 percent (7-25) in the first half, in posting a 72-66 win over the Generals on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.

January 17, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 8
The Washington and Lee men's basketball team looks to make it two wins in a row when it takes on Hampden-Sydney on Wednesday at 7:00pm.

January 16, 2011
Generals Fight Off Lynchburg, 80-73, in Men's Basketball
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures and the Generals withstood a late charge from Lynchburg College in pulling out an 80-73 win over the Hornets on Sunday evening at the Warner Center.

January 12, 2011
W&L Stifled by Roanoke, 73-59, in Men's Basketball
Roanoke College limited Washington and Lee to a season-low 59 points and led wire-to-wire in posting a 73-59 victory over the Generals in men’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.

January 11, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Garnering National Recognition
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team is on the verge of its first national ranking in nearly 30 years as the Generals garnered 22 points in the most recent d3hoops.com Top 25 poll.

January 10, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 7
Washington and Lee looks to keep pace in the ODAC with a pair of conference tilts this week. The Generals host Roanoke on Wednesday, followed by a Sunday contest against Lynchburg.

January 8, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Falls to No. 3 VWC, 71-61
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team saw its five-game winning streak snapped with a 71-61 loss to third-ranked Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon at the Batten Center.

January 5, 2011
W&L Men's Basketball Knocks Off No. 10 EMU, 93-92
Sophomore forward JD Ey (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) scored a career-high 21 points and sophomore center Taylor Gilfillan (Raleigh, N.C./Enloe) posted his first career double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds as the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team knocked off No. 10 Eastern Mennonite, 93-92, on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.

January 4, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 170 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed fall term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.

January 3, 2011
W&L Men's Basketball Powers Past SUNY Oneonta, 75-62
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team shot an even 50.0 percent from the floor (29-58) and outrebounded SUNY Oneonta, 35-20, to capture a 75-62 win and the championship of the annual W&L Tournament on Monday evening at the Warner Center.

January 2, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 6
A busy week for Washington and Lee kicks off with the W&L Tournament on Sunday and Monday followed by a pair of ODAC contests against ranked teams. Read on for all the details.

January 2, 2011
W&L Men's Hoops Advances Past Methodist, 75-62
Four players scored in double-digits as the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team cruised to a 75-62 victory over Methodist University in the opening game of the W&L Tournament on Sunday evening at the Warner Center.

December 30, 2010
Hot-Shooting Carries W&L Men's Hoops Past Emory, 86-75
Washington and Lee shot 63.8 percent (30-47) from the floor en route to posting an 86-75 victory over Emory University on Thursday evening at the Woodruff PE Center.

December 28, 2010
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 5
The Washington and Lee men's basketball team looks for its third-straight win over Emory University on Thursday afternoon.

December 8, 2010
Generals Hold On to Drop Guilford, 71-67, in Men's Hoops
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team held Guilford to 32.8 percent (21-64) shooting from the floor and weathered 34 points, 23 coming in the second half, from GC sophomore guard Josh Pittman (Archdale, N.C./Trinity) in posting a 71-67 win over the Quakers at the Warner Center on Wednesday evening.

December 6, 2010
W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 4
The Washington and Lee men's basketball team takes on Ferrum (5-0) and Guilford (5-2) before breaking for the holidays.

December 6, 2010
W&L Men's Hoops Drops a Heartbreaker at Ferrum, 66-64
Sophomore forward Lamont King hit a pair of free throws with four seconds remaining to lift Ferrum College to a 66-64 victory over Washington and Lee in men’s basketball action on Monday evening.

December 4, 2010
Randolph College Stuns W&L Men's Hoops, 68-66
Randolph College sophomore guard Colton Hunt’s (Buford, Ga./Smoky Mountain) jump shot from the right corner with under five seconds remaining propelled the WildCats to a 68-66 win over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team at the Warner Center on Saturday afternoon.

December 1, 2010
W&L Men's Hoops Improves to 5-0 Win a 75-63 win at Roanoke
Washington and Lee closed the game with a 13-2 run to post a 75-62 victory over Roanoke in ODAC men’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at the Bast Center.

November 30, 2010
W&L Men's Basketball Notes: Week Three
The Washington and Lee men's basketball team looks top open the season 5-0 for the first time since 1987 when it take on Roanoke College on Saturday at 7:30 pm in Salem, Va.

November 27, 2010
W&L Men's Hoops Shoots Past Averett, 87-78
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team connected on a season-high 11 three pointers and committed just four turnovers in posting an 87-78 win over Averett University on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

November 22, 2010
W&L Men's Basketball Game Notes: Week 2
The Washington and Lee men's basketball team looks to build on its 3-0 start as it takes on Averett (1-3) on Saturday at 3:00 pm in the Warner Center.

November 20, 2010
W&L Men's Hoops Wins Third Straight; 59-45 over Swarthmore
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team outscored Swarthmore 18-3 over the game’s final 8:35 and held the Garnet scoreless over the game’s final 3:35 in posting a 59-45 win on Saturday evening.

November 19, 2010
W&L Men's Basketball Downs Haverford, 67-62
Sophomore forward J.D. Ey (Charlotte, N.C./Myer’s Park) scored a team-high 14 points and the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team withstood a late rally from Haverford in posting a 67-62 win at Gooding Arena on Friday night on day one of the Equinox Challenge.

November 15, 2010
W&L Men's Basketball Game Notes - Week 1
Washington and Lee men's basketball notes for week one.

November 15, 2010
W&L Men's Hoops Fends off Dickinson, 74-72
The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team hit on 17-of-28 field goal attempts in the second half and junior forward Will Smith (Lothian, Md./Severn) drew a key charge in the game’s closing seconds as the Generals held on to beat Dickinson College, 74-72, on Monday night at the Warner Center.

October 29, 2010
W&L Men's Basketball 2010-11 Season Preview
What is in store for the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team in 2010-11? Ask eighth-year Head Coach Adam Hutchinson and you’re liable to spend the next four days talking basketball. In short, he is not totally sure what to expect over the course of the 2010-11 season, but if the first two weeks of practice are any indication, the Generals’ upward trend should continue.

October 28, 2010
W&L Picked Sixth in the ODAC Preseason Men's Hoops Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2010-11 preseason men’s basketball poll at the annual media day held at the Salem Civic Center on Thursday afternoon. Washington and Lee was picked to finish sixth out of the 11 teams in the conference.

October 12, 2010
W&L Announces Creation of "23" Student-Athlete Group
Washington and Lee Athletic Director Jan Hathorn has announced the rededication of the school’s Student-Athlete Mentor (SAMS) group as an organization known simply “23”. The organization’s motto is “Many sports, one team.”

September 3, 2010
Six Generals Named to the Academic All-State Team
The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) recently announced its 2009-10 Academic All-State team. The team features 137 student-athletes across all NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and Independent schools in the Commonwealth.

August 12, 2010
W&L Places 219 Athletes on the ODAC All-Academic Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2009-2010 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.