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January 21, 2012
Looking at George Washington
Things to watch for in Charlotte's road match-up with George Washington; 7 p.m., MASN.
Tony Taylor: Taylor did everything for George Washington a year ago (15 ppg), starting all 31 games, and has done much of the same this season for first year head coach Mike Lonegran. Taylor has scored in double-figures in 15 of 18 games played this season, but saved his best performance for a Wednesday night 18-point thrashing of Richmond. Taylor shot 60 percent from the field, dropping a season-high 23 points and also dished out four assists.
Lasan Kromah: Kromah gives the Colonials one of the better backcourts in the A-10 after returning from a season-long foot injury a year ago. At 6-5, Kromah proves to be a big off-ball target for Taylor and can also play the small forward position. He led the team in steals (62) and three point shooting his freshman season (35 percent) and is secnd behind Taylor in team scoring at 10.5 points per game. Should be interesting to see how Charlotte guards him.
Smith Center Woes: It's no secret that the Colonials' Smith Center has been a house of horrors for the 49ers and their fans. Charlotte hasn't won there during it's tenure in the A-10 (0-4), and then, there's