George Washington knocks off Richmond 66-57
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)—Damian Hollis scored 15 points and had a career-high 16 rebounds to lead George Washington past Richmond 66-57 on Saturday night.
Travis King and Rob Diggs had 13 points each for the Colonials (10-16, 4-10 Atlantic 10 Conference). Diggs added nine rebounds.
David Gonzalvez led the Spiders (15-14, 7-7) with 18 points and Kevin Anderson added 11.
Richmond, which had won three in a row, shot a season-low 26.5 percent.
The Colonials scored nine straight points to move from a 14-14 tie to a 23-14 lead with 6:21 left in the first half. Diggs scored six of the points, starting the run with a layup and finishing it with a dunk.
Richmond cut the margin to 32-30 on Justin Harper’s 3-pointer with 17:04 left.
George Washington responded with a 9-2 run and the Spiders got no closer than five points when the Colonials had one field goal in 6:01.