Men's Basketball Slams Saint Joseph's, 74-68
Chris Monroe scores 24 points for the Colonials.
Jan 29, 2003
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chris Monroe had 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lift George Washington to a 74-68 win over Saint Joseph's Wednesday in a game that featured 15 ties and 20 lead changes. Monroe's 24 points were the most by any SJU opponent this season.
Pops Mensah-Bonsu added 13 points and five rebounds before fouling out as George Washington (7-10, 1-5 Atlantic 10) snapped a six-game losing streak overall and a three-game losing streak to Saint Joseph's. It also marked the Colonials' first A-10 victory this season and first win of 2003.
Delonte West led Saint Joseph's (14-3, 5-2) with 18 points, and Pat Carroll had 17 points and eight rebounds. Dwayne Jones added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Hawks.
All-America candidate Jameer Nelson was held to eight points.
Saint Joseph's missed three of six free throws but Nelson tied it at 68 on the second of two attempts with 40.8 seconds left. West missed a 12-foot running jumper with 16 seconds left and Nelson, who shot 2-for-10 and committed three turnovers, burned his fifth foul on Mike Hall, who made both free throws for a 72-68 lead with 15.3 remaining.
Omar Williams finished with 11 points and eight rebounds for the Colonials.
Saint Joseph's led 31-29 at the end of a first half in which neither team led
by more than three points.
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