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Topic - Maurice Creek
Following its buzzer-beating win over Maryland, George Washington (8-1) seeks another victory with Boston University visiting on Wednesday.
Move over, Hoyas and Terps. The Atlantic 10 team that plays in Foggy Bottom, not far from the White House, is back on the national radar. Rebuilt by coach Mike Lonergan, the Colonials are receiving votes in The Associated Press poll with a sophomore-heavy lineup that should only get better.
The BB&T Classic lived up to its name as George Washington's Maurice Creek sank a buzzer-beater to knock off Maryland on Sunday afternoon.
The local team at the year's BB&T Classic with the most impressive résumé to date, George Washington. Whether the 7-1 Colonials face Maryland at full strength on Sunday is the question.
The Colonials (7-1) and Terps (5-3) matchup for the 68th time and first since 2008 in the second game of the BB&T Classic doubleheader Sunday at Verizon Center. George Mason (5-3) and Oklahoma (7-1) tip-off at 1 p.m.
Being undefeated has a nice ring to it. For George Washington coach George Lonergan, though, getting better is more important.
Maurice Creek dazzles from distance for GW while strong backcourt play led to wins for Georgetown and American.
Maurice Creek scored 27 points and George Washington held off Manhattan late for an 80-74 win on Saturday night.
Three serious injuries in 22 months transformed the one-time top-50 prospect from Oxon Hill who graduated from the Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., into a role player scrounging minutes.
Indiana turned a Saturday night warmup practice into a regular-season atmosphere.
Hoosiers guard Maurice Creek is not giving up on his teammates or basketball.
Big East schools have authorized the conference to add enough members to have 12 teams for football.
Tom Crean knows how far the Indiana program has already come.
"Kind of right here," he said, hovering by the spot to the left of the free-throw line and just inside the 3-point arc. "Let's see."
"I remember the dark days, and now I see the guys being picked high. The program is back," said shooting guard Maurice Creek, who came to Indiana to help restore the basketball program before three season-ending injuries derailed his career. "We have more pieces than when I first got here."