No. 22/20 GW Sails Past Pepperdine, 82-68
Jessica Adair Leads Five in Double-Figures With 25 Points
Dec. 30, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC (AP) - Junior Jessica Adair scored 25 points to lead No. 22/20 George Washington past Pepperdine 82-68 on Sunday, the Colonials fifth straight win overall and at Smith Center.
Sarah-Jo Lawrence added 14 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Colonials (10-3). Jessica Ross scored 17 points for the Waves, who have lost four games straight.
George Washington shot 5-for-8 from 3-point range en route to a 47-34 halftime lead.
The Waves (5-6) had a 12-3 run in the second half and cut their deficit to 50-46 on Daphanie Kennedy's three-point play. Pepperdine got no closer as George Washington responded with an 8-1 run.
Pepperdine relied heavily on outside shooting, but went only 8-for-22 from 3-point range.
GW returns to action at No. 15 Auburn Thursday, Jan. 3, at 7:00 pm ET.
NOTES: It was the second time this season five GW players reached double figures, first since Nov. 12 at Virginia ... GW's 69 percent shooting and 47 points in the first half were both season-highs ... Senior Kimberly Beck moved into 17th place on GW's career scoring list with 1,145 points ... Jessica Adair moved into ninth on GW's career blocks list with 84 ... Senior Whitney Allen scored 15 points - one off her career-high - and moved into 13th on GW's career rebounds list with 561.
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