WASHINGTON -- Jason Love had 13 rebounds and scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half as Xavier rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit for a 76-69 win over George Washington on Sunday.
Terrell Holloway hit 13 of 14 free throws, including eight straight in the final 2:07 for the Musketeers (10-5, 2-0 Atlantic 10 Conference).
Xavier trailed 41-30 at halftime and 60-50 with 7:38 remaining, but scored the next 11 points and took the lead for good on Jordan Crawford's baseline jumper with 4:44 left.
Holloway's driving basket put them up three, and after a George Washington free throw, he hit two free throws. Love added a putback to give the Musketeers a 67-61 lead in the only meeting between the two schools this season.
After shooting 59.3 from the field (16-for-27) in the first half, the Colonials (11-4, 1-1) went cold late, going nearly 9 minutes without a field goal.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.