GW, Virginia set home & home series for 2014, 2015.

GW, Virginia set home & home series for 2014, 2015.
April 21, 2014, 11:15 am
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George Washington Colonials guard Maurice Creek (1) runs to George Washington Colonials forward Nemanja Mikic (30) after the game against Maryland Terrapins at Verizon Center. George Washington Colonials defeated Maryland Terrapins 77-75.

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George Washington and Virginia men's basketball teams both played in Raleigh during the NCAA Tournament. Looks like the Colonials and Cavaliers will be seeing a lot more of each other over the next two seasons.

GW and UVA agreed to a home-and-home series for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, George Washington announced on Monday. 

Coming off a 24-9 season, the Colonials will travel to Charlottesville to meet the defending ACC Champion Cavaliers at John Paul Jones Arena on November 21.

Virginia then heads to Foggy Bottom for a matchup at the Smith Center on Nov. 16, 2015.

The two sides first met during the 1906-07 season with the last matchup during the first round of the postseason NIT in March 2004. Virginia leads the series 25-23. 

The Cavaliers, who reached the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament, have been ranked in very early 2015 top-25 polls. The Colonials return four of their top six players from last season.

GW has not been shy about playing non-conference games against power conference programs under coach Mike Lonergan. Last season GW faced Maryland, Creighton, Miami (Fl.), Marquette, Georgia and Rutgers.

"Our goal is to play a schedule that is challenging and puts us in a position for a berth to the NCAA Tournament every season," Lonergan said. "It's going to be an exciting regional rivalry for our players, students, alumni and fans."