George Washington vs Austin Peay

George Washington 54, Austin Peay 52

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - Aaron Ware scored 12 points and Jabari Edwards added eight to help George Washington hold off Austin Peay 54-52 on Tuesday night.

Will Triggs pulled Austin Peay within four points of the lead, 52-48. However, on George Washington's next possession, Edwards grabbed an offensive rebound off a Tony Taylor miss and made the subsequent layup to give the Colonials a 54-48 lead with 4:47 to play.

George Washington (3-1) would never relinquish the lead, allowing Austin Peay to score only four points though the final 4 minutes of the game.

Edwards shot 100 percent from the field (4-for-4), recorded two assist and four of his six rebounds came on the offensive end. Taylor chipped in with 11 points.

TyShwan Edmondson led Austin Peay with 17 points.

The loss gives Austin Peay (0-5) their worst start since the 1993-1994 season when they opened the year 0-7.

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George Washington Colonials
J. Edwards, F284-40-06248
J. Kopriva, F253-30-04026
N. Mikic, F143-50-02039
T. Taylor, G374-122-423111
L. Kromah, G251-61-25003
A. Ware274-114-430112
D. Pellom190-20-04120
B. Bynes182-90-07115
D. Smith60-10-22000
D. Guest10-00-01100
Totals 21-537-124081454
 39.6%58.3% 
Austin Peay Governors
W. Triggs, F342-95-74119
M. Baker, F172-60-06244
T. Edmondson, G387-151-252217
J. Terry, G365-72-460212
J. Clyburn, G310-70-02410
A. Campbell220-50-06010
J. Blake92-30-00016
C. Freeman62-40-01024
M. Hasse50-10-00010
H. Lawrence20-10-00010
Totals 20-588-133491652
 34.5%61.5% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Richmond5-011-6121
VCU4-114-424
Dayton4-113-431
La Salle4-110-564
Rhode Island3-211-649
St. Bona.3-211-6100
George Mason2-312-6113
Davidson2-39-7124
Duquesne2-39-9199
Saint Josephs2-38-877
UMass1-411-791
Geo. Wash.1-49-9137
Fordham1-47-11250
Saint Louis1-45-12279

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont5-011-4102
Jax. State4-112-8150
Tenn. St.3-212-692
Morehead St.3-27-11259
Tenn. Tech3-27-13327
Eastern Ky.1-48-12247
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.4-110-9197
UT Martin2-312-8147
SE Miss. St.2-37-13302
Austin Peay2-36-13281
Eastern Ill.1-49-9261
SIUE0-55-14324
 
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