Sunday, July 5, 2015

Armwood lands at George Washington

Former Villanova forward Isaiah Armwood said he has chosen George Washington as the place where he will continue his college basketball career.

Armwood lands at George Washington

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Isaiah Armwood, who announced earlier this month he was transferring out of Villanova, said he will continue his college basketball career at George Washington.

Armwood, a 6-foot-8 forward who played for two seasons with the Wildcats, has to sit out the upcoming season under NCAA rules but he will have two years of eligibility remaining.

Armwood, who played his high school ball at Montrose Christian in suburban Washington, told the Washington Post he chose George Washington over other schools because of his relationship with the Colonials' coaching staff.

GW assistant coach Pete Strickland had recruited Armwood in high school when he was an assistant at North Carolina State.

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“I just felt real comfortable with the coaching staff,” Armwood said in the Post. “It’s a great school.”

Armwood, who announced his decision to transfer after returning from Villanova's tour of Europe, averaged 2.5 points and 3.6 rebounds last season.

--Joe Juliano

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Joe Juliano first visited the Palestra in 1970 after entering Temple University and became hooked for life on Big Five basketball. He'll always go with that name, figuring if the Big Ten can have 12 teams, why can't the Big Five have six?

Juliano joined the Inquirer in 1985 after 10 years at United Press International and has covered college sports for most of that time. His current beats are Villanova basketball, Penn State football, golf and the Penn Relays. Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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