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Men's Hoops Bounces Boston University, 68-55

Chris Monroe pours in 25 points in the victory over Boston University.
 
Chris Monroe pours in 25 points in the victory over Boston University.
 

Dec 11, 2002

Final Stats

BOSTON (AP) - Chris Monroe scored 25 points and George Washington went on a 13-1 run in the second half on Wednesday night for a 68-55 win over Boston University.

The Colonials (4-3), who snapped a two-game losing streak that included losses to Texas and Maryland in the BB&T Classic over the weekend, held BU (3-4) to just three points over a 14:04 stretch of the second half.

The Colonials turned a two-point deficit into a 56-46 lead midway through the half.

The Terriers took a 45-43 lead on a 3-point play by Rashad Bell with 15:33 left, but George Washington went on a 13-1 run to take control. Pops Mensah-Bonsu's put-back with 8:04 left gave the Colonials a 10-point lead, and BU never got closer than eight after that.

George Washington trailed by as many as eight in the first half, but went on an 11-0 run in the final 2:16 to take a 39-35 halftime lead. Monroe, who scored 16 points in the first half, hit a 3-pointer at the 1:38 mark to give the Colonials a 36-35 lead.

Billy Collins led the Terriers with 19 points, 17 in the first half, including five straight 3-pointers.

Greg Collucci added 12 points and T.J. Thompson had 10 assists for George Washington.

 

 

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