- The Washington Times - Monday, January 7, 2008

From combined dispatches


No. 20 George Washington 98, Brown 22

Whitney Allen tied a career high with 16 points, and Antelia Parrish added 15 to help the Colonials rout the Bears yesterday at Smith Center.

It was the largest margin of victory in school history for George Washington, and Brown set school marks for worst loss and fewest points in a game.

Jessica Adair and reserve Jazmine Adair had 13 points apiece, and Sarah-Jo Lawrence scored 11 for George Washington (12-3), which tied a school record with 13 3-pointers in its seventh straight win.

Parrish went 5-for-5 from 3-point range in the first half, and George Washington led 51-11 at halftime.

Annesley O’Neal had a team-high seven points for Brown (1-13), which lost its sixth straight game in its first meeting with the Colonials.

George Washington led 23-0 midway through the first half as Brown missed its first 10 shots from the field and had four turnovers.

Ashley Alexander, in her first career start, scored Brown’s first basket to make it 23-2 with 12:00 left in the first half.

Kimberly Beck’s 3-pointer gave the hosts a 70-17 lead midway through the second half, and Colonials coach Joe McKeown cleared the bench seconds later.

GW has won 10 straight games against Ivy League teams dating to 1980.

Brown had 30 turnovers and went 1-for-16 from 3-point range.


American 69, Columbia 56

NEW YORK — Garrison Carr made six of his nine 3-point attempts and scored 24 points, 19 of them in the first half, to lead the Eagles over the Lions.

After Columbia (6-8) scored the game’s first four points, Carr sank two 3-pointers to lead a 14-5 run that gave the Eagles a 14-9 lead with 15:08 left in the first half.

Columbia cut the lead to one before Carr scored all eight points, including two more 3s, in an 8-2 burst that put American ahead 25-17 with 9:04 left.

American (8-7) led 36-24 at halftime on the way to ending a two-game losing streak.

John Baumann had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Columbia, which had won two straight and three of four.

Derrick Mercer scored 12 points for the Eagles, and Travis Lay added 10.



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