Howard No Match For No. 21 George Washington
Nov 22, 2002
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ugo Oha had career highs of 25 points and 17 rebounds as No. 21 George Washington defeated Howard 96-45 in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
The Colonials scored their most points in nearly two seasons and the 51-point margin of victory was their greatest since Nov. 27, 1993. Coach Joe McKeown won his 294th game at George Washington - the most for any women's coach in Atlantic 10 history.
George Washington trailed just once at 2-0, and led 50-30 at halftime. In the second half, the Colonials outscored the Lady Bison 46-15, concluding the game with a 37-6 tear over the final 13:24.
Howard shot just 21.9 percent for the game and 13.9 percent in the second half.
Laura Askew and Asia Petty had 11 points apiece for the Lady Bison.