George Washington vs Massachusetts

George Washington 79, UMass 76


AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Joe McDonald scored 16 points and handed out 10 assists as George Washington edged Massachusetts 79-76 Saturday after losing all but one point of a 16-point second-half lead.

McDonald, one of four freshmen starting for the Colonials (8-9, 2-2 Atlantic 10 Conference) made two free throws with 13 seconds remaining after the Minutemen (12-5, 2-2) had cut their deficit to 75-74.

Massachusetts' Freddie Riley sank two free throws with 3 seconds left, but Isaiah Armwood answered with two for the Colonials.

Chaz Williams and Raphiael Putney rallied the Minutemen from a 52-36 deficit with 14:59 left, combining for 26 of Massachusetts' final 40 points. Williams finished with 18 points, Cady Lalanne 15 and Putney 14.

Dwayne Smith scored 15 points, Lasan Kromah 14 and Patricio Garino 12 for George Washington, which led 40-33 at halftime.

Massachusetts retired the jersey of 1996 Naismith Player of the Year Marcus Camby at halftime.

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George Washington Colonials
I. Armwood, F373-92-47548
K. Larsen, F123-32-42038
J. McDonald, G293-810-13210416
P. Garino, G286-100-041212
K. Savage, G70-10-02010
L. Kromah294-85-661214
B. Bynes252-40-10224
D. Smith196-121-351015
J. Kopriva81-10-00012
N. Mikic60-10-01100
Totals 28-5720-3135211979
Massachusetts Minutemen
R. Putney, F285-94-483514
S. Carter, F274-50-06048
T. Vinson, F172-50-02044
C. Williams, G405-177-836218
F. Riley, G314-102-311312
C. Lalanne235-95-671215
M. Esho221-40-02202
T. Davis121-20-00413
Totals 27-6118-2134172176
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Geo. Wash.11-524-9
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St. Bona.6-1018-15
Rhode Island5-1114-18
George Mason4-1211-20
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VCU 90 Final
DUQ 63
MU 69 Final
CIN 71
SDSU 45 Final
WYO 58
RUT 66 Final
ND 69
GONZ 63 Final
BUT 64