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Men's Basketball Tops Towson 70-60

Chris Monroe scored 24 points and added five assists and four steals to lead the Colonials.
 
Chris Monroe scored 24 points and added five assists and four steals to lead the Colonials.
 

Dec 22, 2002

Final Stats

TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Chris Monroe scored 24 points and had five assists and four steals as George Washington handed Towson its first home loss of the season, 70-60, on Sunday.

Mike Hall contributed 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Colonials (5-3), who won their second consecutive game.

George Washington took a 37-27 lead at halftime thanks to Monroe's 12 points.

Back-to-back three-pointers by T.J. Thompson and Monroe capped off an 8-0 run that gave the Colonials their largest advantage, a 59-40 lead with 11:59 remaining.

The Tigers (3-5) didn't get within 14 points again until the final 1:34.

Freshman Lawrence Hamm led Towson with a career-high 19 points and nine rebounds.

The Tigers were called for 25 personal fouls, and George Washington took advantage, making 26 of 37 free-throw attempts. The Colonials were also solid from 3-point range, making 8 of 20 attempts.


 

 

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