Late Run Gives Colonials 63-58 Road Victory Over Richmond
Carl Elliott leads balanced effort with 14 points; Akingbade posts double-double with 12 and 10.
Jan. 17, 2007
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Maureece Rice scored six points during a 7-0 run late in the game, lifting George Washington to a 63-58 win over Richmond on Wednesday night.
The Spiders' Peter Thomas tied the game at 54 with 2:13 remaining with a pair of free throws. Then Rice connected on a pair of jumpers and two free throws, and Carl Elliott hit a free throw with 21.7 seconds remaining to give the Colonials a secure 61-54 lead.
George Washington (12-4, 3-1 Atlantic 10) hit 5 of 8 free throws in the final 42.8 seconds.
The Spiders (5-12, 1-3) received 13 points from Jarhon Giddings, matching his career-high. Dan Geriot added 12.