Colonials Dropped By Appalachian State, 80-77

Dec 3, 2003

Box Score

BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Chris McFarland scored 28 points and Derek Thomas added 13 as Appalachian State beat George Washington 80-77 Wednesday night.

McFarland also went 4-for-4 from 3-point range and grabbed six rebounds.

Also scoring double digits for the Mountaineers (3-4) were Derek Thomas with 13 and Jonathan Mitchell with 11.

The Mountaineers shot 50 percent from the field and netted 70 percent from the line. They hit 40 percent from 3-point range.

T.J. Thompson led the Colonials with 22 points. The Colonials (4-1) took a 77-75 lead when Thompson nailed an open 3-point shot from the right wing with 1:38 left.

George Washington failed to score on their final three possessions.

The Colonials shot 47.6 percent from the field and hit 50 percent from 3-point range. The Colonials shot 58 percent from the line.