George Washington 87, Duquesne 59
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Kwame Evans scored 30 points, including a team-record eight three-pointers, to lead George Washington to an 87-59 win over Duquesne on Saturday in both teams’ Atlantic 10 opener.
The Colonials (7-2) won their fifth consecutive game and helped coach Mike Jarvis post his 200th collegiate win and his 99th at George Washington.
Evans hit eight three-pointers in 13 attempts. The school’s former record for three-pointers in a single game was six. Evans had accomplished that feat twice, and three other Colonials players had done it nine times.
Vaughn Jones scored 12 points and Alexander Koul and Darin Green each had 10. Koul also had a game-high 10 rebounds. Guard Shawnta Rogers had 13 assists and four steals.
George Washington led by as many as 20 points in the first half. Early in the second half, Duquesne trimmed the deficit to nine, only to see the Colonials go on a 16-2 run.
The Dukes couldn’t handle the 7-foot-1 Koul inside. George Washington had a 52-38 edge in rebounds.
Kevin Price and Mike James each scored 14 points for Duquesne (5-5). Tom Pipkins had 12 as he made just four of 18 shots and was two of 12 on three-point attempts. Duquesne made just four of 19 three-point shot attempts. The Dukes have lost three of their past four games.