Men's Hoops Downs Duquesne, 68-58
Chris Monroe scores 19 points against the Dukes.
Feb 1, 2003
Monroe, who shared Atlantic 10 Conference player of the week honors with Xavier's David West, led George Washington (8-10, 2-5) with 19 points.
Thompson had 17 points, nine assists and five rebounds as the Colonials won two in a row for the first time this season. He shot 6-for-8 from the field, including 3-for-3 on 3-pointers.
Jimmy Tricco's 12 points, all on 3-pointers, led Duquesne (7-14, 1-7) which lost its sixth straight and fell to 0-5 on the road against conference opponents. Kevin Forney added 11 points for the Dukes.
George Washington opened the second half with a 12-3 run for a 45-34 lead.
Duquesne pulled to 52-49 on Tricco's third 3-pointer at the 4-minute mark. Thompson answered with a 3-pointer then assisted Williams and Hall on back-to-back dunks to give the Colonials a 59-51 lead with 1:55 left.