George Washington Colonials basketball

George Washington Colonials basketball history

George Washington University (Washington, DC)
Charles E. Smith Center
Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)

Current head coach: Chris Caputo (2022-)

  • Asst: Brenden Straughn (2022-)
  • Asst: Dwayne Lee (2022-)
  • Asst: Zak Boisvert (2022-)
  • DBO: Cooper Handelsman (2022-)
  • DPD: Lamont Franklin (2021-)
  • Recruiting: Eric Rubenstein (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  1  (1993)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  11  (1954, 1961, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2014)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  4-11
  • NIT Championships:  1  (2016)
  • NIT Appearances:  6  (1991, 1995, 1997, 2004, 2015, 2016)
  • NIT Overall Record:  6-5
  • CBI Appearances:  2  (2010, 2017)
  • CBI Overall Record:  1-2

Conference Titles (SoCon, ECAC, Atlantic 10):

Award Winners:




George Washington head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Chris Caputo 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Jamion Christian 2019-22 29-50 0 0 0
Maurice Joseph 2016-19 44-57 0 0 0
Mike Lonergan 2011-16 97-70 0 1 0
Karl Hobbs 2001-11 166-129 2 3 0
Tom Penders 1998-2001 49-42 1 1 0
Mike Jarvis 1990-98 152-90 2 4 0
John Kuester 1985-90 50-94 0 0 0
Gerry Gimelstob 1981-85 58-55 0 0 0
Bob Tallent 1974-81 102-84 0 0 0
Carl Slone 1970-74 54-48 0 0
Wayne Dobbs 1967-70 31-45 0 0 0
Babe McCarthy 1966-67 6-18 0 0 0
William Reinhart 1935-42, 49-66 319-237 2 2 0
George Garber 1947-49 37-15 0 0 0
Arthur “Otts” Zahn 1942-43, 45-47 45-21 1 0 0
James Pixlee 1930-32, 34-35 36-15
Ted O’Leary 1932-34 26-9
Joe Mitchell 1929-30 9-7
Maud Crum 1927-29 13-14
James Lemon 1925-27 13-16
Jack Dailey 1923-25 8-14
Bryan Morse 1920-23 16-27
Groesbeck & Murphy 1917-18 5-6
George Colliflower 1915-17 9-18
Nathan Dougherty 1914-15 5-9
Slitz Schlosser 1912-14 4-17
J. Kramer 1907-08 7-12

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.