University of Massachusetts will face off against George Washington university in the second round of the Atlantic 10 championship tournament on Thursday for a tip off time at 6 PM Eastern. This game will be available on the USA networks. Massachusetts comes into this game with a record on the season of 14–16, and have lost three out of the last five games coming against Dayton, Virginia Commonwealth, and Fordham University by the score of 85-73. The two victories for Massachusetts came at home against Fordham University, and on the road against George mason in overtime by the score of 83–80.
George Washington comes into this game with a record on the season of 12–17, and have lost three out of their last five games coming against Fordham University, on the road against George mason, and against Richmond by the score of 84–71. The only two victories for George Washington in their last five games came against Rhode Island, and Duquesne by the score of 98–93 in triple overtime.
James Bishop is the team leader for George Washington in points per game averaging 16.8 on the season with a field goal percentage of 38.8%, and a free-throw percentage of 82.5%. Ricky Lindo is the team leader for George Washington in rebounds per game averaging 7.7. Brayon Freeman is the team leader for George Washington and minutes per game averaging 26.8.
Noah Fernandez is the team leader for Massachusetts in points per game averaging 14 on the season with a field goal percentage of 41.9%, and a free throw percentage of 78.5%. No we're Fernandez is also the team leader for Massachusetts in the guard position in assists per game averaging 5.2 and in minutes per game averaging 33.2 on the season.