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Final

Auburn 51

(9-3, 2-2 away)

(20) G. Washington 62

(9-2, 8-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 16, 2006

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    AUB 23 2851
    #20GW 36 2662

    Four score in double figures for George Washington in win

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kenan Cole scored 15 points and No. 20 George Washington held off a late Auburn rally for a 62-51 victory Saturday afternoon.

    Sarah-Jo Lawrence added 14 points and Kimberly Beck had 12 points for the Colonials (9-2). Whitney Allen had a game-high 12 rebounds to go with six points.

    DeWanna Bonner recorded her fourth double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds for Auburn (9-3), which saw its six-game winning streak end. Trevesha Jackson added 11 points.

    Trailing early in the second half, the Tigers, led by Jackson's eight points during a 21-7 spurt, pulled to 45-44 with 9:03 remaining. Auburn, however, could never get even. Three times in the final five minutes the Tigers had a chance to tie or take the lead but failed.

    George Washington jumped to a 22-5 lead. The Tigers, meanwhile, struggled to find an offensive rhythm as they hit just one of 13 field goal attempts over the first nine minutes.

    A 12-2 run by Auburn midway through the first half cut the margin to 24-17. George Washington, however, countered with an 11-2 run and took a 36-23 halftime lead.

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