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George Washington beats Howard 84-75

WASHINGTON (AP) Yuta Watanabe had 19 points and 11 rebounds and George Washington held off a late run to beat Howard 84-75 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night.

RJ Cole's free throws with 1:01 left pulled the Bison within 78-74, but George Washington made all six free throws in the final minute to hold them off.

The Colonials pulled away with an 8-0 run to lead 50-42 early in the second half and held the lead between six and 12 points until Howard closed the deficit late.

Jair Bolden added 17 points, Patrick Steeves scored 16 and Arnaldo Toro had 11 for George Washington, which never trailed after taking the lead at 36-34. Howard tied it at 42 early in the second half.

Cole had 23 points, Charles Williams scored 21 and Kyle Foster added 11 for the Bison.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Howard 0-1 363975
home team logo Geo. Wash. 1-0 404484
Team Stats
away team logo Howard 0-1 88.0 PPG 42.4 RPG 15.3 APG
home team logo Geo. Wash. 1-0 63.0 PPG 33.4 RPG 10.5 APG
Key Players
2
R. Cole 21.4 PPG 4.0 RPG 7.0 APG 42.9 FG%
13
D. Williams 13.8 PPG 5.0 RPG 0.9 APG 43.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB