2016-17 Washington and Lee Men's Basketball News Releases

  • W&L's Clayton Murtha Named Second Team All-State
    April 21, 2017
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2016-17 College Division All-State Men’s Basketball Teams on Friday, and junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) garnered second team honors.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Falls in ODAC Semis to E&H, 69-67
    February 25, 2017
    Seventh-seeded Washington and Lee placed five players in double-figures, but it wasn’t enough, as third-seeded Emory & Henry held on for a 69-67 victory in the semifinals of the ODAC men’s basketball tournament on Saturday at the Salem Civic Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Upends R-MC, 78-67, in ODAC Quarterfinals
    February 23, 2017
    The seventh-seeded Washington and Lee men’s basketball team used a 14-1 run midway through the first half en route to a 78-67 upset victory over second-seeded Randolph-Macon in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Thursday at the Salem Civic Center.
  • Murtha and Kleinlein Garner All-ODAC Accolades
    February 22, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2016-17 men’s basketball awards on Thursday evening, and Washington and Lee junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) and senior guard Andy Kleinlein (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade College Prep) garnered all-conference accolades.
  • 2017 W&L Men's Basketball ODAC Tournament Preview
    February 22, 2017
    Head coach Adam Hutchinson, along with senior guard Andy Kleinlein and junior forward Clayton Murtha, preview the ODAC Tournament.
  • Kleinlein's Late-Game Heroics Advance Generals Past EMU, 70-69
    February 20, 2017
    Senior guard Andy Kleinlein (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade College Prep) made a driving layup, while being fouled, and converted the ensuing free throw with 17.6 seconds left in the game to give the seventh-seeded Washington and Lee men’s basketball team a 70-69 victory over 10th-seeded Eastern Mennonite in the first round of the ODAC Tournament on Monday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Men's & Women's Basketball Teams Host ODAC Tournament Games
    February 19, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s basketball teams will host ODAC Tournament First Round games this week.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Wins Wild Affair With Hampden-Sydney, 77-73, in Overtime
    February 18, 2017
    Junior guard Nicholas George (Charleston, W. Va. / Charleston Catholic) hit a three-pointer at the buzzer and Washington and Lee held Hampden-Sydney to just 3-for-16 (.188) shooting in the overtime session, as the Generals pulled out a 77-73 victory over the Tigers in ODAC men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • 24 Holds "Be the Match" Registration Drive
    February 17, 2017
    On Saturday, February 4, the Washington and Lee University student organization 24 held a “Be The Match” bone marrow registration drive in the Warner Center and had over 87 people register during the event.
  • Kleinlein's Buzzer-Beater Gives Generals an 85-82 OT Win at Randolph
    February 15, 2017
    Senior guard Andy Kleinlein (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade College Prep) sunk a three-pointer as time expired to give the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team an 85-82 overtime victory over Randolph on Wednesday at the RAD Center.
  • Big Second Half Lifts Generals Past Roanoke, 97-83
    February 11, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team scored 58 points in the second half en route to a 97-83 victory over Roanoke on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • Kleinlein Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Accolade
    February 09, 2017
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2016-17 Academic All-District Men’s Basketball team on Thursday, and Washington and Lee senior guard Andy Kleinlein (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade College Prep) was selected to the six-member District 5 team. This is the second time he has earned this honor.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Stymied at Emory & Henry, 75-59
    February 08, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team shot just 35.6 percent (21-of-59) from the floor in a 75-59 loss at Emory & Henry on Wednesday evening.
  • Kleinlein Tallies 1,000th Career Point in 68-66 Loss to Guilford
    February 04, 2017
    Sophomore forward Carson Long drained a three-pointer with 1.1 seconds left in the game to give Guilford a 68-66 victory over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Falls at Shenandoah, 74-68
    February 01, 2017
    Shenandoah jumped out to a 19-5 lead to start the game and held on for a 74-68 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at Shingleton Gymnasium.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Loses to Randolph-Macon, 65-57
    January 28, 2017
    A late rally by the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team came up short on Saturday, as Randolph-Macon defeated W&L, 65-57, at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Tops Bridgewater, 66-57
    January 25, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball used a 14-4 run midway through the first half en route to a 66-57 victory over Bridgewater at the Warner Center on Wednesday.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Dropped by Roanoke, 75-61
    January 21, 2017
    Roanoke College went 13-of-23 (.565) from beyond the arc in posting a 75-61 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s basketball action on Saturday at the Cregger Center.
  • Kearns' Three Free Throws with 0.4 Seconds Left Pushes W&L Past EMU, 86-85
    January 18, 2017
    Sophomore guard Devin Kearns (Cibolo, Texas/Samuel Clemens) hit three free throws with 0.4 seconds left in the game to propel the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to an 86-85 victory at Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday at Yoder Arena.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Stumbles against Randolph, 73-59
    January 14, 2017
    Randolph shot 69.0 percent (20-of-29) in the second half on its way to a 73-59 come from behind victory over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 12, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 242 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed fall term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.50. The prior record for scholar-athletes in the fall or winter term was 224 set during the fall of 2014.
  • Kleinlein Nets Triple in Final Seconds to Lead Generals to 64-63 Win over E&H
    January 11, 2017
    Senior guard Andy Kleinlein (Chesterfield, Mo./Chaminade College Prep) hit a step-back three-pointer from the corner with 4.2 seconds remaining in the game to propel the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to a 64-63 victory over Emory & Henry on Wednesday at the Warner Center.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Clayton Murtha (1-10)
    January 10, 2017
    Junior forward Clayton Murtha of the men's basketball team averaged 21.2 points and 10.3 rebounds over the winter break to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Falls at Virginia Wesleyan, 72-58
    January 06, 2017
    Virginia Wesleyan scored 16 of the final 21 points of the game on its way to a 72-58 victory over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team on Friday at the Batten Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Game at Virginia Wesleyan Moved to Friday
    January 05, 2017
    Due to the impending snow storm set to hit the east coast of Virginia Friday night through Saturday, the Washington and Lee men’s basketball game at Virginia Wesleyan scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Friday.
  • Murtha & Kearns Lead Generals to 71-53 Victory Over Shenandoah
    January 04, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men’s basketball team used a 22-0 run in the middle of the first half en route to a 71-53 victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday at the Warner Center.
  • Murtha Named ODAC Player of the Week
    January 02, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Players of the Week on Monday for the Week ending January 1, and junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) earned the honor for men’s basketball.
  • Murtha Eclipses 1,000 Career Points as W&L Tops St. Mary's (Md.), 85-70
    December 30, 2016
    Junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) recorded his 1,000th career point and shot 9-of-11 from the field for 22 points to propel the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to an 85-70 victory over St. Mary’s (Md.) in the championship game of the W&L Holiday Tournament on Friday.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Defeats Eastern, 85-76
    December 29, 2016
    Junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas / Highland Park) tallied 29 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to an 85-76 victory over Eastern in the opening day of the W&L Holiday Tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Defeats King's College, 63-53
    December 21, 2016
    Junior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) recorded a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team to a 63-53 win over King’s College on Wednesday at the Ocean Center at the Daytona Beach Shootout.
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