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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Scoreboard
Youngstown State (1-0) «433780
George Washington (0-1)324173

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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
Wright St.6-014-567
N. Kentucky5-112-6129
Oakland4-312-8153
IUPUI4-37-11265
Ill.-Chicago3-38-11282
Youngstown St.3-35-14314
Green Bay3-58-13343
Milwaukee2-59-11241
Detroit2-56-14272
Clev. St.1-54-15338

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island5-013-314
Duquesne4-113-5220
Davidson4-19-7136
VCU3-211-7108
UMass3-210-8169
Dayton3-29-875
George Mason3-29-9190
St. Bona.2-312-543
Saint Josephs2-37-9189
Richmond2-34-13244
Geo. Wash.1-48-10215
Saint Louis1-48-10201
La Salle1-47-11163
Fordham1-46-11268
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83