- The Washington Times - Monday, February 4, 2008

From combined dispatches


Temple 93, GW 80

PHILADELPHIA — Mark Tyndale scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half, and Dionte Christmas also had 21 as the Owls (11-9, 4-2 A-10) survived a rally by the Colonials (5-12, 1-6) and won their fifth straight yesterday.

Lavoy Allen had 19 points and Chris Clark 17, both career highs, for Temple, which matched its season-high point total.

Maureece Rice had 22 points, Rob Diggs 19 and Noel Wilmore a career-high 18 points for George Washington, which lost its sixth in a row.

Temple led 59-42 four minutes into the second half and by 67-57 with 11:34 left to play. Wilmore then hit two straight 3-point shots, sparking a 13-2 run and a 70-69 Colonials lead. The Owls then went on a 16-2 spurt, including 10 points by Tyndale, and moved ahead 85-72 at the 2:49 mark.


VCU 63, George Mason 51

Quanitra Hollingsworth scored six points in a key 9-0 run that enabled the Rams (17-3, 7-2 CAA) to pull away from the Patriots (8-12, 2-7) at Patriot Center.

The run gave VCU a 57-47 lead with 2:59 to go.

Krystal Vaughn led VCU with 20 points. Lakeisha Wade paced George Mason with 14 points.

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