Scores

Final

G. Washington 59

(13-12, 6-5 A 10)

Massachusetts 51

(13-10, 5-5 A 10)

    4:00 PM ET, February 13, 2011

    William D. Mullins Memorial Center, Amherst, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    GW 18 4159
    UMASS 24 2751

    Top Performers

    George Washington: N. Mikic 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

    Massachusetts: G. Correia 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    George Washington rides late surge past UMass

    Associated Press

    AMHERST, Mass. -- Nemanja Mikic had 20 points and Dwayne Smith posted a double-double as George Washington used a 17-0 second-half spurt to defeat Massachusetts 59-51 on Sunday.

    The Colonials (13-12, 6-5 Atlantic 10 Conference), who trailed by 12 early in the game, were still down 47-41 with 5:27 to go.

    Aaron Ware hit two free throws with 4:48 left to spark the run, which gave George Washington a 58-47 lead with 38 seconds left.

    The Minutemen (13-10, 5-5) made only one field goal in the game's final 9 minutes and were held scoreless for 5:06 en route to their third straight loss.

    Mikic hit six 3-pointers, while Smith had 14 points and 10 rebounds.

    UMass shot 30.4 percent from the field (14 of 46) while George Washington shot 35.3 percent (18 of 51).

    Gary Correia led UMass with 15 points. Anthony Gurley, who had been averaging 19.9 points per game, was held to seven.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GW
    UMASS
    Points 59 51
    FG Made-Attempted 18-51 (.353) 14-46 (.304)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-30 (.533) 17-27 (.630)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 12

    2010-11 Season

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