Scores

Final

G. Washington 72

(1-1, 1-0 away)

Boston U 59

(0-3, 0-1 home)

1:00 PM ET, November 17, 2012

Case Gym, Boston, Massachusetts

1 2 T
GW 37 3572
BU 23 3659

Top Performers

George Washington: J. McDonald 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast

Boston University: D. Morris 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl

George Washington 72, Boston U. 59

Associated Press

BOSTON -- Joe McDonald scored 21 points and George Washington used a strong first half to pull away from Boston University in a 72-59 win on Saturday.

McDonald was the only player to score in double figures for the Colonials (1-1), who led most of the contest. George Washington went on a 7-0 run capped by McDonald's layup with 6:34 left in the first half to take a 30-19 lead.

McDonald finished the game with seven rebounds, shot 6 of 9 from the floor and made all eight of his free throw attempts for the Colonials. Isaiah Armwood pitched in with a game-high 12 rebounds and eight blocked shots.

George Washington went into halftime with a 37-23 lead, thanks to a jumper by Armwood. The Colonials took their largest lead of the contest at 43-23 when McDonald knocked down two free throws with 18:23 remaining.

Dom Morris scored 14 points for the Terriers (0-3).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GW
BU
Points 72 59
FG Made-Attempted 24-46 (.522) 22-68 (.324)
3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 7-20 (.350)
FT Made-Attempted 20-22 (.909) 8-15 (.533)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 20 2

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