Feb. 17, 2007
Men's Basketball 2006-07
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)
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