Receiving one or multiple votes in the AP top-25 college basketball, not an issue for George Washington this season. Cracking the actual top-25, that's proven more challenging.
Joe McDonald, a point guard with a football player's mentality, leads George Washington men's basketball team in assists and 3-point shooting.
Recap: George Washington won its rematch with La Salle and fifth straight game overall thanks to its stingy zone defense and efficient offense effort throughout.
Matchup: George Washington Colonials (16-3; 4-1 Atlantic 10) vs. La Salle Explorers (11-8, 3-2)
GW center Kevin Larsen spent the offseason between his freshman and sophomore season turning his thick frame from doughy to chisel.