George Washington Knocks Off Fordham, 80-70
Colonials overcome 11-point second half deficit to notch comeback victory.
Feb. 16, 2005
WASHINGTON (AP) - T.J. Thompson scored 19 points and George Washington overcame an 11 point deficit in the second half to beat Fordham 80-70 Wednesday night.
Pops Mensah-Bonsu came off the bench to score 15 for the Colonials (16-5, 8-3 Atlantic 10), who remained in first place in the West Division.
Jermaine Anderson had 18 points to lead Fordham (10-13, 6-6), which led 55-45 with 12:38 to play.
George Washington responded with 12 unanswered points, regaining the lead 57-55 on Thompson's 3-pointer with 8 minutes remaining.
Fordham took its first lead just before halftime on Sebastian Greene's 3-pointer and led at 39-35 at the half after shooting 51 percent from the field.
Fordham's Bryant Dunston finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds.