Men's Basketball Falls To Dayton, 71-61
T.J. Thompson scores a game-high 22 points to lead the Colonials.
Jan 18, 2003
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nate Green had 15 points, Keith Waleskowski added 13 points and Brooks Hall chipped in with 12 as Dayton beat George Washington 71-61 on Saturday.
Dayton (12-3, 4-0 Atlantic 10) went on an early 13-0 run to take a 15-6 lead with 10:45 remaining in the first half. George Washington (6-8, 0-3) never caught up.
The Colonials got within 20-16 with 6:35 to play in the half, but Dayton scored the next 11 points - seven of them from Green.
In the second half, George Washington, losers of four straight, closed to 66-59 on a 3-pointer by T.J. Thompson with 2:49 remaining, but went cold until Chris Monroe hit two free throws with 23.8 seconds remaining. By then, Dayton led 70-61.
Monroe, the second leading scorer in George Washington history, had 17 points, but committed nine turnovers. Thompson led all scorers with 22 points.
Dayton, which won its fifth straight game despite a season-high 23
turnovers, dominated the boards for 42-32 rebounding advantage. Waleskowski had
13 rebounds for the third time this season.
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