2018-19 Washington and Lee Men's Basketball News Releases

  • W&L Finishes 17th in the Learfield IMG Director's Cup
    May 30, 2019
    The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) released the 2018-19 Learfield IMG Director's Cup spring standings on Thursday and Washington and Lee once again finished in the Top 20.
  • W&L Athletics Claims All Three 2018-19 ODAC Commissioner's Cups
    May 21, 2019
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) has announced that Washington and Lee has swept the league’s Commissioner’s Cups for the fourth straight season.
  • Tucker and Witherell Named Top Senior Athletes at W&L
    May 14, 2019
    The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual Athletics Awards Ceremony at Lee Chapel on Tuesday evening. The event, made possible by the generosity of the Brookby Family, honors student-athletes and administrators who have made the 2018-19 school year a tremendous success.
  • Watch the Live Stream of the Brookby Family W&L Athletic Awards Ceremony
    May 13, 2019
    Washington and Lee University will hold its annual Brookby Family W&L Athletic Awards Ceremony this Tuesday, May 14 at Lee Chapel.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Term Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 23, 2019
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 283 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.
  • Roy McMillan Earns VaSID First Team All-State Recognition
    April 10, 2019
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) released its 2018-19 College Division All-State Men’s Basketball Teams on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee senior forward Roy McMillan (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) garnered first team honors. 
  • Roy McMillan Garners D3hoops.com All-Region Laurel
    March 11, 2019
    D3hoops.com announced its all-region teams on Monday and Washington and Lee senior forward Roy McMillan (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) earned a spot on the All-South Third Team.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Ousted from ODAC Tourney by Fifth-Ranked R-MC, 65-57
    February 23, 2019
    Fifth-ranked and top-seeded Randolph-Macon went on a 15-2 run in a span of two minutes midway through the second half, and sophomore guard Buzz Anthony totaled a game-high 31 points, as the Yellow Jackets eliminated the fifth-seeded Washington and Lee men’s basketball team, 65-57, in the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament on Saturday at the Salem Civic Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Advances to ODAC Semifinals with 77-69 Win over Marlins
    February 21, 2019
    Senior forward Roy McMillan (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) registered 26 points and 11 rebounds, and sophomore forward Curtis Mitchell (Chevy Chase, Md./Georgetown Prep) set the program single-season blocks record, as the fifth-seeded Washington and Lee men’s basketball team upended fourth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan, 77-69, in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Thursday at the Salem Civic Center.
  • Mitchell, McMillan & Kearns Recognized with All-ODAC Honors
    February 20, 2019
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its men’s basketball All-ODAC honorees on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee players received three honors, including sophomore forward Curtis Mitchell (Chevy Chase, Md./Georgetown Prep) being named the Defensive Player of the Year.
  • 2019 W&L Men's Basketball ODAC Championship Preview
    February 19, 2019
    The fifth-seeded Washington and Lee men's basketball team competes in the ODAC Tournament this week at the Salem Civic Center. Recently, Head Coach Chris McHugh, along with senior captains Devin Kearns, Roy McMillan and Alex Starr, previewed the upcoming championship.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Closes Out Regular Season with 74-69 Victory at Guilford
    February 16, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team used a 12-0 run over the final six minutes of the first half to secure a 74-69 victory at Guilford on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams.
  • Big Second Half Leads Generals to 93-66 Win at Randolph
    February 13, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team outscored Randolph, 55-28, in the second half en route to a 93-66 victory at the RAD Center on Wednesday evening. 
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Devin Kearns (2-12)
    February 12, 2019
    Senior guard Devin Kearns averaged 18.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists in two men's basketball victories last week to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Kearns & McMillan Combine for 41 Points in 97-85 Win Over Panthers
    February 09, 2019
    Senior guard Devin Kearns (Cibolo, Texas/Samuel Clemens) and senior forward Roy McMillan (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) combined for 41 points and 10 assists in leading the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to a 97-85 victory over Ferrum on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
  • Brueggeman Scores 28 in 94-66 Victory Over EMU
    February 06, 2019
    Washington and Lee sophomore guard William Brueggeman (Houston, Texas/Strake Jesuit College Prep) scored 28 points on 10-of-14 shooting, and the Generals set a new single-season program record for blocks in a 94-66 victory over Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
  • Generals' Defense Stymies Marlins in 75-59 Victory
    February 02, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team held Virginia Wesleyan to 33.8 percent shooting from the field and forced 19 Marlins’ turnovers en route to a 75-59 victory on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Upended by Bridgewater, 94-84
    January 30, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team committed a season-high 27 turnovers in a 94-84 loss at Bridgewater on Wednesday evening at Nininger Hall.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Falls at Emory & Henry, 73-71
    January 26, 2019
    Junior guard Daniel Spencer drained two free throws with 28 seconds left in the game, and senior forward Roy McMillan (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) missed a potential game-tying layup with two seconds on the clock, as Emory & Henry defeated the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team, 73-71, on Saturday at the King Center.
  • Big First Half Carries Generals to 96-81 Victory over Shenandoah
    January 23, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team tied a season-high with 26 assists and had 55 points in the first half en route to a 96-81 victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Edged by No. 17 Lynchburg, 82-79
    January 17, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team nearly overcame a 15-point second-half deficit, missing the potential game-tying three-pointer with 4.6 seconds left in the contest, but fell just short in an 82-79 loss to 17th-ranked Lynchburg on Thursday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Uses 20-0 Run to Down H-SC, 91-65
    January 12, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men's basketball team used a 20-0 run over the final three minutes of the opening half and the first three minutes of the second on its way to a 91-65 win at Hampden-Sydney on Saturday.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Game at Hampden-Sydney Moved to 12:00 pm
    January 10, 2019
    Due to the predicted forecast of snow across Virginia this weekend, the Washington and Lee men’s basketball game at Hampden-Sydney has been moved to 12:00 pm.
  • McMillan Nets 1,000th Career Point; Generals Top EMU, 75-63
    January 09, 2019
    Senior forward Roy McMillan (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) scored his 1,000th career point, and the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team used an 18-8 edge in second-chance points to earn a 75-63 victory at Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday night.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Term Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 08, 2019
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 246 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed fall term.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Roy McMillan (1-8)
    January 08, 2019
    Senior forward Roy McMillan of the men's basketball team averaged 20.3 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game, as the Generals went 5-1 over break, to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week accolades.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Cruises Past E&H, 91-77
    January 05, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team had five players in double figures en route to a 91-77 victory over Emory & Henry on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Fends Off Roanoke, 71-67
    January 02, 2019
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team led by 18 points late in the second half, and then fended off a 16-1 run by Roanoke to defeat the Maroons, 71-67, on Wednesday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
  • McMillan Named ODAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    December 31, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the two-week span from December 17 through December 30, and Washington and Lee senior forward Roy McMillan (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) was named the Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
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