Men's Basketball Falls To Richmond, 61-53
Chris Monroe leads the Colonials with 24 points; Jaason Smith adds 13.
Jan 30, 2002
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.