Scores

Final

G. Washington 59

(6-9, 0-3 A 10)

Saint Louis 63

(11-6, 2-1 A 10)

    9:00 PM ET, January 17, 2009

    Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis, Missouri

    1 2 T
    GW 27 3259
    SLU 26 3763

    Top Performers

    George Washington: W. Witherspoon 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Saint Louis: K. Lisch 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast

    Saint Louis 63, George Washington 59

    Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS -- Kevin Lisch shot 18 points to help Saint Louis to a 63-59 victory over slumping George Washington Saturday night in Atlantic 10 play.

    Tommie Liddell III added 14 for the Billikens (11-6, 2-1), who have won nine straight at home.

    Wynton Witherspoon led the Colonials (6-9, 0-3) with 15 points and seven rebounds. The loss was the seventh straight for George Washington.

    Saint Louis trailed most of the way before making an 8-2 run midway through the second half. Brian Conklin scored seven points during the run, giving the Billikens their first lead since it was 4-2. The last of the points was when he put back a missed free throw to make if 46-44 Saint Louis with 9:08 left.

    St. Louis led by 7 but George Washington cut it to 1 point when Witherspoon hit a floater with 40.2 seconds left.

    Barry Eberhardt clinched it when he made a basket and a foul shot with 5 seconds left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GW
    SLU
    Points 59 63
    FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 22-43 (.512)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 7

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