Manhattan vs George Washington

George Washington 67, Manhattan 55

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Isaiah Armwood scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and George Washington overcame 23 turnovers to beat Manhattan 67-55 Sunday in the opening game of the BB&T Classic.

Armwood, a senior forward, went 8 for 12 from the field and made all seven of his free throws for the Colonials (4-3), who have won back-to-back games for the first time this season.

RaShawn Stores had 11 points and six rebounds for the Jaspers (2-4). The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference school went 1-2 in a three-game stretch against Atlantic 10 opponents.

Manhattan's George Beamon, averaging 19.3 points entering the game, shot 3 for 13 from the field and finished with nine points. He missed a breakaway dunk with 2:06 to play that would have cut the deficit to four after a GW turnover.

The game was tied at 32 at halftime, and neither team led by double digits until GW closed the game with a 15-6 run. The Colonials went 10 for 11 from the free-throw line over the final four minutes of a foul-heavy game.

Manhattan committed 24 fouls and had three players foul out. GW was whistled for 19 and had one player disqualified.

Lasan Kromah added 18 points for the Colonials. Patricio Garino had 10.

For the second straight season, George Washington's coaches and players took the subway to the Verizon Center for the BB&T Classic, located four stops away from the Colonials' Foggy Bottom campus.

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George Washington (4-3) «323567

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Manhattan Jaspers
E. Andujar, F282-71-21017
R. Colonette, F182-30-00154
G. Beamon, G353-133-67019
D. Kates, G321-51-23124
M. Alvarado, G221-62-23214
R. Stores233-64-563211
R. McCoy173-51-21258
R. Brown103-70-11056
C. Jones70-10-00210
A. Lacey61-10-00012
S. Richards20-20-02000
Totals 19-5612-2027112455
 33.9%60% 
George Washington Colonials
I. Armwood, F318-127-792123
K. Larsen, F282-64-47208
L. Kromah, G325-97-940118
P. Garino, G302-55-722310
J. McDonald, G120-00-01240
B. Bynes260-50-03120
N. Mikic110-30-00110
K. Savage111-10-04053
D. Smith102-40-02024
J. Kopriva90-01-25101
Totals 20-4524-2941111967
 44.4%82.8% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona0-05-4124
Rider0-06-5179
Niagara0-05-6213
Fairfield0-04-5203
St. Peters0-04-5235
Manhattan0-04-6280
Canisius0-04-7294
Quinnipiac0-03-7338
Monmouth0-03-8155
Siena0-02-8231
Marist0-02-9301

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Bona.0-08-277
Duquesne0-06-3315
Rhode Island0-06-324
UMass0-06-5185
VCU0-06-5134
Dayton0-05-588
Davidson0-04-4188
Geo. Wash.0-05-6169
George Mason0-05-6226
La Salle0-05-674
Saint Louis0-05-6152
Saint Josephs0-04-5209
Fordham0-04-6276
Richmond0-02-8262