Longwood defeats George Washington 80-78

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FARMVILLE, Va. (AP)—Billy Robinson Jr. scored a three-point play with 54 seconds left to lift Longwood past George Washington 80-78 on Saturday night.

The Colonials (6-6) led 71-66 with four minutes in the game, until Longwood (7-8) went on an 8-2 run for the game’s 13th and final lead change.

Longwood, which scored 18 points off of 13 George Washington turnovers, had four players to score in double figures. Dana Smith scored 16, Ryan Bogan added 14, Kevin Swecker notched 12 and Antwan Carter chipped in 10 for the Lancers.

Rob Diggs scored 20 points for George Washington and Damian Hollis chipped in 19.

The win was the first for the Lancers against an Atlantic 10 team since joining Division I two seasons ago.

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 Geo. Washington
Rob Diggs Rob Diggs
7-11,  20 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Longwood
Ryan Bogan Ryan Bogan
4-10,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 5 Assists

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