And as there are two foreign players, it hearkens back to the Mike Jarvis days where GW had stars from Africa, Belarus, Spain and all over -- here's an article from 1998 on the international flavor of the team back then.
And below is the press release from GW.
And here are the Maragkos, Garino and Savage recruit pages at GWHoops.com.Colonials Fans -When introduced as Head Coach in May, Coach Lonergan committed to recruiting both locally and internationally for the Colonials. Yesterday morning, Lonergan demonstrated what he meant when he announced two international players and a local star would be joining GW next season.Argentina's Patricio Garino, Greece's Kyprianos "Paris" Maragkos and Alexandria-native Kethan Savage signed National Letters of Intent last week, marking the first recruiting class of the Lonergan era. They will join Isaiah Armwood, a Baltimore-native who transferred from Villanova this off-season and will take the floor as a junior in 2012-13.Visit GWsports.com today to learn about this strong international recruiting class.RAISE HIGH!