Youngstown State vs George Washington

Youngstown St. 80, George Washington 73

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Damian Eargle's three-point play with 40 seconds left snapped a 71-all tie and Youngstown State pulled out an 80-73 victory over George Washington Saturday in each team's season opener.

Eargle was fouled by Lasan Kromah as he made a layup and converted the free throw to put the Penguins ahead 74-71. Youngstown State made six free throws in the final 25 seconds, and the Penguins escaped victorious after nearly blowing a late lead.

Blake Allen's 3-pointer with 2:40 left put Youngstown State ahead 71-65, but the Colonials charged back with six straight points, the last of which was an Isaiah Armwood dunk following a Penguins' turnover. Armwood led George Washington with 18 points.

Allen finished with 19 points, including four 3-pointers, while Eargle had 11 points.

The win was coach Jerry Slocum's 75th at Youngstown State, tying him for third on the program's all-time list with Mike Rice.

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Youngstown State Penguins
K. Belin, F302-61-29156
D. Eargle, F195-91-251511
B. Allen, G374-117-872119
S. Amiker, G293-74-651310
K. Perry, G260-93-44443
D. Cole284-64-623412
B. Hain277-94-8110319
F. Larson40-00-00010
Totals 25-5724-3643122680
 43.9%66.7% 
George Washington Colonials
I. Armwood, F315-88-1250318
P. Garino, F284-104-572413
J. Kopriva, F182-22-45116
J. McDonald, G312-63-33247
L. Kromah, G213-81-14337
B. Bynes261-90-53142
N. Mikic172-52-20028
D. Smith142-61-22035
K. Larsen132-33-44007
P. Maragkos10-00-01000
Totals 23-5724-383892473
 40.4%63.2% 
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Valparaiso13-323-672
Oakland12-422-7121
Green Bay11-517-11125
N. Kentucky10-619-10120
Wright St.10-619-10119
Ill.-Chicago7-914-15248
Detroit5-117-21285
Youngstown St.5-1211-19261
Milwaukee4-128-21269
Clev. St.4-138-21244

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
VCU13-223-526
Dayton13-222-527
Rhode Island10-518-947
Richmond10-516-1196
St. Bona.9-617-1095
George Mason8-718-10110
La Salle8-714-12107
Davidson7-814-12109
Fordham7-813-15196
Geo. Wash.6-814-13132
Saint Louis4-119-19250
UMass3-1113-14182
Saint Josephs3-1210-17166
Duquesne3-1210-18232
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83