The George Washington University: Men's Basketball

Old Dominion Pulls Away From Colonials

Chris Monroe led GW with 21 points and seven rebounds.
Chris Monroe led GW with 21 points and seven rebounds.

Dec 28, 2002

Final Stats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ricardo Marsh had 25 points and 12 rebounds and Old Dominion pulled away in the final minutes for an 84-76 victory over George Washington Saturday.

Marsh shot 9-for-17 from the field and 6-for-7 from the line for the Monarchs, who shot 50.9 percent and hit 19 of 21 free throws.

Marsh's alley-oop slam off an inbounds play beneath George Washington's bucket gave the Monarchs a 75-62 lead with 5:44 left. He also converted three free throws in the final minute to secure the victory for Old Dominion (3-5).

Chris Monroe led George Washington (5-4) with 21 points and seven rebounds. T.J. Thompson added 17 points and seven assists, and Pops Mesah-Bonsu had 13 points for the Colonials, whose two-game winning streak ended.

Monroe and Mike Hall, who had 10 rebounds, hit back-to-back 3-pointers to pull the Colonials to 68-62 with 6:49 left. They cut the deficit to 79-74 on Thompson's three-point play with 1:20 remaining but never got closer.

The Monarchs shot 55.2 percent (16-29) in the first half, including 54.5 percent (6-11) from 3-point range to take a 41-30 halftime lead.



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