Gene Wang

Washington, D.C.

Sports reporter covering local and national college football and basketball

Education: Georgetown University, BA in philosophy

Gene Wang has been with The Washington Post sports department since 1990 and has been involved in coverage of many local and national beats, including the Redskins, Capitals, Nationals, Wizards, Navy football, Georgetown and George Washington University men's basketball, and Maryland women's basketball, as well as fantasy football, boxing, golf and auto racing. His fantasy football team went 15-0 in 2005.
Latest from Gene Wang

Virginia holds off Georgia Tech and stretches winning streak to four

Jayden Gardner scores 26 points to lead the Cavaliers, who nearly blew a big second-half lead before rallying.

February 12, 2022

Maryland women win sixth straight with rout of Wisconsin, brace for a brutal stretch run

The Terrapins dispatched with the drama early and now brace for a difficult Big Ten stretch against four ranked opponents.

February 9, 2022

Reece Beekman’s three-pointer gives Virginia a signature win over No. 7 Duke

The Cavaliers got their best victory of the season by taking down the Blue Devils on the road.

February 7, 2022

Georgetown’s skid reaches 11 after it unravels against Providence in the second half

Jared Bynum, a former star at Georgetown Prep, torched the Hoyas for a career-high 32 points.

February 6, 2022

Armaan Franklin leads Virginia over Miami and to its first ACC winning streak of season

The transfer from Indiana led the hot-shooting Cavaliers with 22 points, keeping them in the mix for the ACC regular season title.

February 5, 2022

Hoyas drop 10th straight, crumble at home against St. John’s

Patrick Ewing's team hasn't tasted victory since a win over Howard on Dec. 15.

February 3, 2022

Virginia gets physical to get the better of Boston College in a 67-55 home win

The Cavaliers got 17 points from Jayden Gardner in Tuesday's victory.

February 1, 2022

Virginia’s late rally is not enough in loss at Notre Dame

The Cavaliers dig themselves a 15-point deficit in the second half before a furious rally falls a few baskets short.

January 29, 2022

Virginia pours it on early and regains its form on defense to shut down Louisville

The Cavaliers bounced back from Saturday's ugly loss at North Carolina State with a 64-52 home victory over Louisville.

January 24, 2022

With Brenda Frese back, Maryland routs Northwestern to end its two-game skid

The Terps shot a season-best 18 for 31 on three-pointers in an 87-59 blowout at Xfinity Center.

January 23, 2022