Feb. 17, 2007

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Men's Basketball 2006-07
GW-Temple Game Notes
2-17-07, vs. Temple (Washington, DC; Smith Center)

FINAL SCORE: GW 84, Temple 72

• GW's Carl Elliott records first triple-double in school history. (17 pts, 12 rebounds, 10 assists)

• GW's 300th win at 32-year-old Charles E. Smith Athletic Center

• GW snaps a four-game losing streak. The Colonials have not lost five straight since the 2002-'03 season when they lost six straight (at American, at Temple, at La Salle, Dayton, at Richmond, Massachusetts). The longest losing streak under Karl Hobbs is 10 straight in the 2001-02 season, his first season at GW.

Carl Elliott moves into 2nd place on GW's all-time career assist list (Shawnta Rogers - 634). Elliott records his 500th career assist. (507 total)

• GW's Travis King makes second career start. GW's Hermann Opoku makes first career start. Dokun Akingbade and Rob Diggs do not start for the first time all season.

• Opoku scores first career points at 19:40 in 1st half (GW, 2-0)

• Halftime: (GW, 40-38) ... GW shoots 51.6% from the field ... 7 ties and 10 lead changes ... Rice leads GW with 12 points, Hollis and King with 8 ... Elliott has 7 assists. Tyndale leads Temple with 16 points ... Salisbery with 13 ... Christmas is held scoreless.

• Bench Scoring: GW, 33-1

• GW has five players in double figures

• Temple's Mark Tyndale scores career high 33 points

• Hollis scores career high 15 points

• Temple's Dionte Christmas held to season-low 5 points (A-10 leading scorer and 8th nationwide)



• Temple's Dustin Salisbery fouls out with 20 points with 20.2 seconds remaining

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