Women's Basketball Drops Exhibition Game, 69-67
Turnovers Doom Colonials
Nov. 5, 2002
WASHINGTON, DC - The Colonials allowed 20 points off 20 turnovers and struggled from the field in an exhibition game versus the Hungarian professional club, Zala Volan - ZTE.
GW and Zala Volan struggled from the tip, with both teams shooting poorly early in the contest. The Colonials led for the majority of the first half, but Zala Volan battled back from a deficit of as much as seven points to take a 30-29 lead at the half.
The two teams traded the lead seven times in the second half, with Zala Volan taking a seven-point lead with 7:19 remaining in the game. GW stormed back to take a one-point lead, 63-62 with less than four minutes remaining. However, Zala Volan regained the lead with a timely three-pointer, 67-65 with 2:07 on the clock.
GW and Zala Volan struggled to a stalemate, with neither team scoring for more than a minute and a half. With 19 seconds on the clock, the Colonials were forced to foul Zala Volan, and the visitors converted two of five from the stripe to take the game, 69-67.