2014–15 George Washington Colonials women's basketball team

The 2014–15 George Washington Colonials women's basketball team represented George Washington University during the 2014–15 college basketball season. Jonathan Tsipis resumed the responsibility as head coach for a third consecutive season. The Colonials were members of the Atlantic 10 Conference and played their home games at the Charles E. Smith Center. They finished the season 29–4, 15–1 in A-10 play to win the A-10 regular season title and also won the A-10 Tournament. They received an automatic bid to the NCAA Women's Tournament where they lost to Gonzaga in the first round.

2014–15 George Washington Colonials women's basketball
George Washington Colonials logo.svg
Junkanoo Jam Freeport Division Champions
A-10 Regular Season & Tournament Champions
NCAA Women's Tournament, First Round
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 19
APNo. 19
2014–15 record29–4 (15–1 A-10)
Head coachJonathan Tsipis (3rd season)
Assistant coaches
  • Diane Richardson (3rd season)
  • Bill Ferrara (2nd season)
  • Melissa Dunne[1] (1st season)
Home arenaCharles E. Smith Center
Seasons
2014–15 Atlantic 10 women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 19 George Washington 15 1   .938     29 4   .879
Dayton 14 2   .875     28 7   .800
Duquesne 12 4   .750     23 11   .676
Fordham 11 5   .688     21 12   .636
Richmond 9 7   .563     19 14   .576
Rhode Island 8 8   .500     17 13   .567
Saint Joseph's 8 8   .500     13 17   .433
VCU 7 9   .438     16 14   .533
Saint Louis 7 9   .438     15 16   .484
St. Bonaventure 5 11   .313     15 15   .500
La Salle 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
George Mason 5 11   .313     13 17   .433
UMass 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
Davidson 1 15   .063     5 25   .167
2015 A10 Tournament winner
As of 30 March 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

2014–15 mediaEdit

George Washington Colonials Sports NetworkEdit

WRGW carried the Colonials games and broadcast them online at GWRadio.com. The A-10 Digital Network also carry all non-televised Colonials home games and most conference road games through RaiseHigh Live.

RosterEdit

2014–15 George Washington Colonials women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Chakecia Miller 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Sr Campbell (GA) San Antonio, TX
G 2 Camila Tapias 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Fr IMG Academy (FL) Bogota, Colombia
F 3 Caira Washington 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Georgetown Day School Brandywine, MD
G 4 Lauren Chase 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Sr Riverdale Baptist Bowie, MD
G 5 Aaliyah Brown 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) RS Jr Clear Springs League City, TX
G 13 Shannon Cranshaw 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So Father Lopez Ormond Beach, FL
F 14 DeLacy Anderson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Jr Bolingbrook Bolingbrook, IL
G 15 Mia Farmer 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Cardinal O'Hara Philadelphia, PA
G 20 Hannah Schaible 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So Dr. Phillips Orlando, FL
G 21 Bria Bourgeois 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Sr Walton Marietta, GA
F 22 Jada Matthews 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Fr Winslow Township Sicklerville, NJ
G 24 Alexis Chandler 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Jr Cy-Fair Cypress, TX
C 25 Kelli Prange 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Fr Damascus Damascus, MD
G 34 Brianna Cummings 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Fr Greater Atlanta Christian Lawrenceville, GA
F 35 Jonquel Jones 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Jr Riverdale Baptist (MD) Freeport, Bahamas
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2014-07-07

ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/09/2014*
2:00 PM
Virginia Union W 99–45 
Charles E. Smith Center (309)
Washington, D.C.
Regular Season
11/14/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Florida Gulf Coast L 75–88  0–1
Alico Arena (1,879)
Fort Myers, FL
11/17/2014*
5:00 PM
at American W 63–52  1–1
Bender Arena (526)
Washington, D.C.
11/19/2014*
7:00 PM
Bowie State W 88–45  2–1
Charles E. Smith Center (310)
Washington, D.C.
11/22/2014*
3:30 PM, CSN+
No. 9 Maryland L 65–75  2–2
Charles E. Smith Center (1,395)
Washington, D.C.
11/24/2014*
12:00 PM
Grambling State W 89–51  3–2
Charles E. Smith Center (188)
Washington, D.C.
11/28/2014*
1:00 PM
vs. NC State
Junkanoo Jam Freeport Division semifinals
W 74–66  4–2
St. Georges High School (N/A)
Grand Bahama Island
11/29/2014*
3:15 PM
vs. Purdue
Junkanoo Jam Freeport Division championship
W 79–59  5–2
St. Georges High School (429)
Grand Bahama Island
12/06/2014*
2:00 PM
Fresno State W 73–64  6–2
Charles E. Smith Center (551)
Washington, D.C.
12/09/2014*
7:00 PM, CSN+
Georgetown W 72–60  7–2
Charles E. Smith Center (508)
Washington, D.C.
12/15/2014*
7:00 PM
Memphis W 63–44  8–2
Charles E. Smith Center (421)
Washington, D.C.
12/21/2014*
12:00 PM
Saint Mary's W 70–52  9–2
Charles E. Smith Center (452)
Washington, D.C.
12/28/2014*
2:00 PM
at Loyola (MD) W 72–49  10–2
Reitz Arena (209)
Baltimore, MD
12/31/2014*
1:00 PM
at Towson W 82–48  11–2
SECU Arena (445)
Towson, MD
01/04/2015
3:30 PM, ESPNU
at Dayton W 69–66  12–2 (1–0)
UD Arena (2,534)
Dayton, OH
01/07/2015
7:00 PM
Saint Joseph's W 83–69  13–2 (2–0)
Charles E. Smith Center (522)
Washington, D.C.
01/10/2015
2:00 PM
Richmond W 77–67  14–2 (3–0)
Charles E. Smith Center (530)
Washington, D.C.
01/15/2015
7:00 PM
at Rhode Island W 59–49  15–2 (4–0)
Ryan Center (319)
Kingston, RI
01/18/2015
2:00 PM, CBSSN
at Massachusetts W 69–54  16–2 (5–0)
Mullins Center (381)
Amherst, MA
01/21/2015
7:00 PM
Duquesne W 83–56  17–2 (6–0)
Charles E. Smith Center (494)
Washington, D.C.
01/24/2015
1:00 PM
at La Salle W 67–48  18–2 (7–0)
Tom Gola Arena (247)
Philadelphia, PA
01/31/2015
2:00 PM
at George Mason W 87–52  19–2 (8–0)
Patriot Center (1,807)
Fairfax, VA
02/05/2015
11:00 AM, ASN
No. 24 Davidson W 52–35  20–2 (9–0)
Charles E. Smith Center (2,120)
Washington, D.C.
02/08/2015
12:00 PM, CBSSN
No. 24 Dayton W 67–56  21–2 (10–0)
Charles E. Smith Center (1,703)
Washington, D.C.
02/11/2015
8:00 PM
No. 20 at Saint Louis L 61–79  21–3 (10–1)
Chaifetz Arena (311)
St. Louis, MO
02/15/2015
2:00 PM
No. 20 St. Bonaventure W 70–48  22–3 (11–1)
Charles E. Smith Center (933)
Washington, D.C.
02/18/2015
7:00 PM
No. 24 at VCU W 65–57  23–3 (12–1)
Siegel Center (413)
Richmond, VA
02/21/2015
2:00 PM
No. 24 Fordham W 83–65  24–3 (13–1)
Charles E. Smith Center (876)
Washington, D.C.
02/26/2015
7:00 PM
No. 22 at Richmond W 81–69 OT 25–3 (14–1)
Robins Center (421)
Richmond, VA
03/01/2015
2:00 PM
No. 22 George Mason W 80–45  26–3 (15–1)
Charles E. Smith Center (2,197)
Washington, D.C.
Atlantic 10 Tournament
03/06/2015
11:30 AM, ASN
No. 21 vs. Saint Louis
Quarterfinals
W 77–63  27–3
Richmond Coliseum (N/A)
Richmond, VA
03/07/2015
11:00 AM, CBSSN
No. 21 vs. Fordham
Semifinals
W 72–60  28–3
Richmond Coliseum (N/A)
Richmond, VA
03/08/2015
1:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 21 vs. Dayton
Championship Game
W 75–62  29–3
Richmond Coliseum (N/A)
Richmond, VA
NCAA Women's Tournament
03/20/2015*
7:30 PM, ESPN2
No. 19 vs. Gonzaga
First Round
L 69–82  29–4
Gill Coliseum 
Corvallis, OR
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

RankingsEdit

2014–15 NCAA Division I women's basketball rankings

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Final
AP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV RV 24 20 24 22 21 19 19
Coaches NR NR NR RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 24 24 23 21 23 21 19 19т 19
Legend
  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  No Change
(RV)   Received Votes
(NR)   Not Ranked

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Melissa Dunne Named Assistant Women's Basketball Coach at GW". Lockerdome. Retrieved 2014-07-04.
  2. ^ http://www.gwsports.com/sports/w-baskbl/sched/gewa-w-baskbl-sched.html