Men's Basketball Falls To Richmond, 61-53

Jan 30, 2002

Box Score

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Mike Skrocki scored 10 of his 14 second-half points during a 30-10 run Wednesday night and Richmond held George Washington without a field goal for nearly 14 minutes and beat the Colonials 61-53.

The Colonials (10-10, 3-6 Atlantic-10), who went the final 8 minutes of the first half and the first 5:36 of the second half without a field goal, still led 31-23 with 17:55 left.

But Skrocki and Reggie Brown each scored 10 points over the next 14:17, helping the Spiders (11-9, 5-2) build a 53-41 lead with 3:38 remaining.

The Colonials could get no closer than 4 points the rest of the way.

Brown led the Spiders with 22 points and Skrocki had 18.

Chris Monroe led the Colonials with 24 points and Jaason Smith added 13 and 10 rebounds.