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

  • Mathews and Kurkis Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
    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.
  • W&L Claims the 2011 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
    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.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    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.
  • ODAC Announces Winter Sportsmanship Teams
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Falls in ODAC Tournament, 98-78, to VWC
    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.
  • W&L's J.D. Ey Earns Postseason Recognition From ODAC
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Advance in Tourney with 66-51 Win Over LC
    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.
  • W&L Mens' Hoops Game Notes - ODAC Tournament
    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.
  • ODAC Announces Basketball Tournament Seedings/Schedule
    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.
  • EMU knocks off W&L Men's Hoops, 94-82
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 12
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Falls to Hampden-Sydney, 79-64
    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.
  • Bridgewater Holds Off W&L, 65-64, in Men's Basketball
    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.
  • Pittman Shoots Down W&L Men's Hoops, 68-57
    February 09, 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.
  • W&L MBB Sports Come-From-Behind Win Over GBoro
    February 07, 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.
  • Cold Shooting Dooms W&L Men's Hoops at R-MC
    February 05, 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.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Downed by Randolph, 68-60
    February 02, 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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 10
    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.
  • Seventh-Ranked VWC Holds off W&L, 89-78, in Men's Hoops
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Shoots Past Emory & Henry, 73-61
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 9
    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.
  • H-SC Dumps Generals, 72-66, in Men's Basketball
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 8
    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.
  • Generals Fight Off Lynchburg, 80-73, in Men's Basketball
    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.
  • W&L Stifled by Roanoke, 73-59, in Men's Basketball
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Garnering National Recognition
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 7
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Falls to No. 3 VWC, 71-61
    January 08, 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.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Knocks Off No. 10 EMU, 93-92
    January 05, 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.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 04, 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.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Powers Past SUNY Oneonta, 75-62
    January 03, 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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 6
    January 02, 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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Advances Past Methodist, 75-62
    January 02, 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.
  • Hot-Shooting Carries W&L Men's Hoops Past Emory, 86-75
    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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 5
    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.
  • Generals Hold On to Drop Guilford, 71-67, in Men's Hoops
    December 08, 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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Game Notes - Week 4
    December 06, 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.
  • W&L Men's Hoops Drops a Heartbreaker at Ferrum, 66-64
    December 06, 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.
  • Randolph College Stuns W&L Men's Hoops, 68-66
    December 04, 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.
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