2017-18 Washington and Lee Men's Basketball News Releases

  • Kearns Paces Generals to 96-57 victory over SVU
    November 21, 2017
    Junior guard Devin Kearns (Cibolo, Texas / Samuel Clemens) recorded his first career double-double with 19 points and 10 assists, and the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team went on a 30-4 run midway through the game on its way to a 96-57 victory over Southern Virginia on Tuesday at the Warner Center. The win also marked the first for W&L Head Coach Chris McHugh.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Stymied by Oglethorpe, 82-75
    November 19, 2017
    Senior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) totaled 20 points and 14 rebounds, but Oglethorpe shot 50.0 percent (32-of-64) from the field en route to an 82-75 victory for the Stormy Petrels over the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team on Sunday at the Lon Varnell Classic hosted by Sewanee.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Stumbles at Sewanee, 96-79
    November 18, 2017
    Sewanee shot 55.7 percent (34-of-61) from the field and had three players register at least 20 points, as the Tigers defeated the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team, 96-79, on Saturday at Juhan Gymnsasium in the season-opener for W&L.
  • W&L 2017-18 Men's Basketball Season Preview
    November 14, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men's basketball team opens the 2017-18 season on Saturday at 7:00 pm. Head Coach Chris McHugh, along with senior forward Clayton Murtha and junior guard Alex Starr, recently previewed the upcoming season.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Selected Seventh in ODAC Preseason Poll
    October 25, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017-18 men’s basketball preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday, and Washington and Lee was picked to finish seventh out of 12 schools with 54 points.
  • Murtha Earns Preseason All-America Honorable Mention Laurels by DIII News
    October 12, 2017
    The DIII News Preseason All-America team was announced recently, and Washington and Lee senior forward Clayton Murtha (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) was named to the honorable mention squad.
  • W&L Men's Basketball To Play Wofford in Maui Jim Maui Invitational Regional Game
    August 29, 2017
    The Maui Jim Maui Invitational announced on Tuesday that the 2017 tournament will feature a full slate of opening and regional games as part of the tournament and Washington and Lee will be among the schools involved.
  • W&L Names Chris McHugh '09 Head Men's Basketball Coach
    August 01, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Chris McHugh ’09 as head men’s basketball coach and associate professor of physical education effective August 9.
  • Several Generals Named to ODAC Sportsmanship Teams
    July 26, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has released its 2016-17 season sportsmanship teams and numerous Washington and Lee student-athletes were among those honored.
  • ODAC Announces 2016-17 All-Academic Team
    July 13, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2016-17 All-Academic Team on Thursday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.