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Nov. 17, 2006

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Nov. 17, 2006

Men's Basketball 2006-07 Postgame Notes
11-17-06, vs. Longwood (Washington, DC; Smith Center)

FINAL SCORE: GW 74 , Longwood 60

GW wins 17th straight home game

GW has not lost a non-conference home game since the 2000-01 season when they fell to Providence 93-80

12 point comeback win was the 7th largest deficit for GW under Karl Hobbs

A three pointer by junior Maureece Rice with 11:35 remaining in the second half gave GW their first lead of the game 44-41 capping a 17-6 run to start the half.

GW Outscored Longwood 47-22 in 2nd half

First time since NCAA Tournament game versus Duke where GW trailed at the half.

First time since 2/22/06 against La Salle (35-31) where GW trailed at the half in a regular season game. GW won 77-65. GW was 6-3 last season when trailing at the half.

GW Longwood
1st Half FG% 27.6% 54.2%
2nd Half FG% 48.6% 29.6%
Total 39.1% 41.2%

Rob Diggs scored Career High 22 points and 10 rebounds, 1st career double-double, also had career highs 6 FTM and 8 FTA

Maureece Rice scored Career High 23 points

First time since 2/8/06 versus Dayton where 2 GW players scored 20 or more (Pinnock - 21, Mensah-Bonsu - 20)

Travis King scored season-high 7 points

Carl Elliott's consecutive FTs-made streak snapped at 24

 

 

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