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About the George Washington Basketball

George Washington Basketball Tickets

The District of Columbia may be small in size, but there’s plenty of room for multiple college basketball teams. One of those teams is the George Washington Colonials of the Atlantic 10 Conference. In recent years, it’s been a little easier to find cheap George Washington basketball tickets because the Colonials have struggled to find consistent success. But if you rewind to the 1990s and early 2000s, last-minute George Washington basketball tickets were in high demand, as the Colonials were a dangerous mid-major program that garnered national attention. One of these days, the Colonials will return to prominence and be a program that’s worthy of national attention. 

The Glorious 90s

In the 1990s, George Washington basketball emerged from obscurity under head coach Mike Jarvis, who took over the program in 1990. In his eight seasons, Jarvis took the Colonials to the NCAA Tournament four times and the NIT three times. His tenure was punctuated by a magical trip to the Sweet 16 in 1993, the program’s first appearance since 1954. Karl Hobbs would take over the program in 2001, leading the Colonials to three straight NCAA Tournament berths from 2005 to 2007, winning two Atlantic 10 Tournament titles and one A-10 regular-season title during that span.

Colonial Rebuilding

Unfortunately for George Washington, the program took a dip after the 2007 NCAA Tournament. The Colonials would make it back to the Big Dance in 2014 and were NIT champions in 2016 under Mike Lonergan. But with the Atlantic-10 growing in size and improving in quality, George Washington has struggled to live up to its proud history. However, the program’s past accomplishments indicate that better days in the future are possible.



Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does George Washington Basketball Play?

Since 1975, the Colonials have played their home games at the Charles E. Smith Center, which is located on the GWU campus in Washington D.C. The venue is named after a trustee of George Washington University and also serves as the home for the George Washington volleyball and gymnastics teams. In 2010, a major renovation was completed to make the Smith Center look more modern and upgrade its facilities. However, it remains a relatively small arena with a capacity of just 5,000 fans for basketball games.

When do GWU tickets go on sale?

Cheap GWU tickets to games played at Charles E. Smith Center are available months in advance, as are GWU tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check GWU’s schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.

Is it better to buy GWU tickets in advance?

With GWU tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want to – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to GWU games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.

What’s the best way to buy cheap GWU tickets?

The best way to buy cheap GWU tickets is always going to be from a secure online platform that connects fans and resellers. These ticket marketplaces often have some of the cheapest ticket prices and are the easiest way to shop for GWU tickets. Can you buy GWU tickets at the stadium? Sure – but you’ll likely be paying a higher price than you need to!  

Why should I choose Gametime over other ticket marketplaces?

Ticket marketplaces are the best place to find sports tickets. And when it comes to cheap GWU tickets, Gametime is a no-brainer. Seats bought through us are affordable because we charge some of the lowest service fees anywhere. On top of that, we show you the view from the seats you’re shopping for thanks to our panoramic seat view photos. You’ll never have to buy seats blind with Gametime – you’ll know what your view at Charles E. Smith Center will be before you buy those cheap GWU tickets. So the next time you’re in the market for cheap GWU tickets, turn to Gametime.

How much are George Washington Basketball tickets?

GWU ticket prices will differ depending on a number of factors. Generally speaking, the average ticket price for GWU tickets is around $33 a ticket. But you can be looking at a few hundred dollars more, depending on the opponent, stage of play, and demand. 

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