2016-17 Washington and Lee Men's Basketball News Releases

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    January 14, 2017
    W&L Men's Basketball Stumbles against Randolph, 73-59 Randolph shot 69.0 percent (20-of-29) in the second half on its way to a 73-59 come from behind victory over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team on Saturday at the Warner Center.
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    January 12, 2017
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 242 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 3.50. The prior record for scholar-athletes in the fall or winter term was 224 set during the fall of 2014.
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    January 11, 2017
    Kleinlein Nets Triple in Final Seconds to Lead Generals to 64-63 Win over E&H Senior guard Andy Kleinlein (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade College Prep) hit a step-back three-pointer from the corner with 4.2 seconds remaining in the game to propel the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to a 64-63 victory over Emory & Henry on Wednesday at the Warner Center.
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    January 10, 2017
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Clayton Murtha (1-10) Junior forward Clayton Murtha of the men's basketball team averaged 21.2 points and 10.3 rebounds over the winter break to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
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    January 06, 2017
    W&L Men's Basketball Falls at Virginia Wesleyan, 72-58 Virginia Wesleyan scored 16 of the final 21 points of the game on its way to a 72-58 victory over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team on Friday at the Batten Center.
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    January 05, 2017
    W&L Men's Basketball Game at Virginia Wesleyan Moved to Friday Due to the impending snow storm set to hit the east coast of Virginia Friday night through Saturday, the Washington and Lee men’s basketball game at Virginia Wesleyan scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Friday.
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    January 04, 2017
    Murtha & Kearns Lead Generals to 71-53 Victory Over Shenandoah The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team used a 22-0 run in the middle of the first half en route to a 71-53 victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday at the Warner Center.
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    January 02, 2017
    Murtha Named ODAC Player of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Players of the Week on Monday for the Week ending January 1, and junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) earned the honor for men’s basketball.
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    December 30, 2016
    Murtha Eclipses 1,000 Career Points as W&L Tops St. Mary's (Md.), 85-70 Junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) recorded his 1,000th career point and shot 9-of-11 from the field for 22 points to propel the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to an 85-70 victory over St. Mary’s (Md.) in the championship game of the W&L Holiday Tournament on Friday.
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    December 29, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Defeats Eastern, 85-76 Junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas / Highland Park) tallied 29 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to an 85-76 victory over Eastern in the opening day of the W&L Holiday Tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Warner Center.
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    December 21, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Defeats King's College, 63-53 Junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) recorded a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to a 63-53 win over King’s College on Wednesday at the Ocean Center at the Daytona Beach Shootout.
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    December 20, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Edged by No. 17 Wesleyan (Conn.), 66-61 The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team lost to 17th-ranked Wesleyan (Conn.), 66-61, on Tuesday at the Ocean Center at the Daytona Beach Shootout, as the Cardinals ended the game on a 9-2 run over the final four minutes.
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    December 03, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Falls to Methodist, 73-54 Methodist outscored the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team, 46-18, in the paint on its way to a 73-54 victory at the Warner Center on Saturday.
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    November 30, 2016
    Final Minutes Doom W&L Men's Basketball in 66-62 Loss at Hampden-Sydney Hampden-Sydney closed the game with a 23-7 run over the final 5:24 to produce a 66-62 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at Fleet Gymnasium.
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    November 26, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Downed by Lynchburg, 81-63 Sophomore forward Connor Schroeder recorded 26 points, on 8-of-12 from beyond the arc, to lead Lynchburg to an 81-63 victory over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team on Saturday in the ODAC-opener for both teams.
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    November 22, 2016
    Generals' Late Rally Falls Short in 68-65 Loss at Berry The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team had five shots to tie the score in the final 1:08 of the game, but came up empty on each attempt in a 68-65 loss at Berry on Tuesday.
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    November 19, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Stumbles at Rochester, 77-50 University of Rochester senior guards Mack Montague and Sam Borst-Smith combined for 43 points, and the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team turned the ball over 22 times in a 77-50 victory for the Yellowjackets in the championship game of the Chuck Resler Tournament on Saturday.
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    November 18, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Tops Suffolk, 66-56 The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team used a 15-2 run midway through the second half to pull away for a 66-56 victory over Suffolk at the Chuck Resler Tournament hosted by the University of Rochester on Friday.
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    November 15, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Opens Season with 74-69 Loss at Ferrum The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to tie the game in the second half, but ultimately lost at Ferrum, 74-69, in the season-opener on Tuesday.
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    November 11, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball 2016-17 Season Preview The W&L men's basketball begins the 2016-17 season on Tuesday at Ferrum. Recently, head coach Adam Hutchinson, along with senior guard Andy Kleinlein and junior forward Clayton Murtha, previewed the upcoming season.
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    October 26, 2016
    W&L Men's Basketball Picked Ninth in ODAC Preseason Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2016-17 men’s basketball preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday, and Washington and Lee was picked to finish ninth out of nine schools with 47 points.
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    July 15, 2016
    ODAC Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2015-16 All-Academic Team on Friday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.
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    July 06, 2016
    Phillips, Lang Tabbed as Assistant Coaches for Basketball Programs Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Steven Phillips and Kacie Lang as staff members within the athletic department.