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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said on the CBB podcast he has talked to his good friend GW coach Mike Lonergan, who is under investigation for emotional and verbal abuse. "I grabbed him in Vegas and said how can I help you? He's a teacher and educator and intense guy too. He can't overreact. I said you can't get into a public contest of throwing barbs. But it's my alma mater and I'm disappointed in the administration that they could have handled this better. I'm close to the place and love the place. The guy has done a good job. He works his butt off and represents the place well. I just hope it works out and Mike continues to stay at GW. As an alum we're happy the way he's run the program." http://es.pn/2axiQgq

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Ranking A-10 venues: Dayton, VCU not fun for opponents

Dayton and VCU are the class of the Atlantic 10 these days. Opponents don't want to play either, really. But whose place is harder to visit? Our rankings of A-10 venues answer the question.

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GW to hire outside help for Lonergan investigation

George Washington coach Mike Lonergan has been accused of emotional and verbal abuse of players, as The Washington Post first reported. The university will hire outside counsel to investigate.

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No. 1 seed: City of Gods vs. No. 5 Team FOE

The City of Gods features more former NBA players than almost every other team in the tourney. The 2000 No. 6 overall pick DerMarr Johnson has averaged 28 points in the team's two wins. The roster also consists of former Georgetown Hoya Michael Sweetney and former George Washington Colonial Pops Mensah-Bonsu. TBT Super 16

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Some potential scheduling for early-season tournaments: Coaches have confirmed the Hall of Fame matchups Nov. 19-20 at the Mohegan Sun: Duke-Penn State, Cincinnati-URI; CBE Nov. 21-22 in Kansas City with Kansas-UAB, GW-Georgia; The Legends Classic isn't official yet but at least one coach expects it to be Notre Dame-Colorado, Texas-Northwestern Nov. 21-22 in Brooklyn; The 2K Classic in NYC hasn't been announced yet either but the matchups being discussed most were Marquette-Michigan, SMU-Pitt for the Nov. 17-18 games at MSG; The Men Who Speak Up Main Event in Las Vegas Nov. 21-23 has found its fourth team as Saint Louis coach Travis Ford confirmed the Billikens replaced Minnesota to join BYU, Alabama and Valparaiso. The matchups aren't available yet. And Maui Invitational organizer Dave Odom said the Maui bracket will be announced on July 19.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Harvard grad transfer Patrick Steeves has committed to George Washington, source told ESPN. Two years left, immediately eligible.

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George Washington wins first NIT title (1:13)
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GW Players Cut Down the Nets after NIT Championship (1:29)
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GW rides second-half surge to first NIT title

George Washington won its first National Invitation Tournament championship, getting 18 points from Kevin Larsen and pulling away in the second half to beat Valparaiso 76-60 on Thursday night.

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2016 National Invitation Tournament Trophy presented to the GWU Colonials (0:39)
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George Washington v Valparaiso NIT Champiosnhip Postgame Breakdown (1:38)
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Postgame Interview with GWU Senior Patricio Garino on being able to win the first postseason championship in GWU history (1:05)
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George Washington Coach Mike Lonergan Postgame Interview (1:22)
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George Washington wins NIT Championship

With a 76-60 win over 1-seed Valparaiso, the Colonials finished their season with a school-record 28 wins and their first postseason tournament title. Kevin Larsen led George Washington with 18 points. Box score

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Valpo needs comeback in NIT championship

E. Victor Nickerson's dunk put a dent in George Washington's lead, but the Crusaders still trail by double digits late in the game on ESPN.

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.2126th
Rebounds Per Game37.988th
Assists Per Game14.0128th
Points Allowed68.797th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record4-11
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances11