NCAA Game Summary - George Washington at Charlotte
(Wednesday, February 22nd)
Final Score: Charlotte 72, George Washington 62
Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Chris Braswell scored 19 points and Javarris Barnett added 18 in Charlotte's 72-62 win over George Washington at Halton Arena.
DeMario Mayfield tallied 15 points and five assists for the 49ers (13-13, 5-8 A-10), who lost their previous two contests. They also got revenge for a 60-52 loss at GW on Jan. 21.
Tony Taylor had 14 points to pace the Colonials (9-18, 4-9), who lost for the seventh time in eight games. David Pellom ended with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Nemanja Mikic scored 11 and Lasan Kromah 10 in defeat.
Charlotte shot 51.9 percent in the opening 20 minutes and held a 38-33 lead at the half.
GW fought back and grabbed a 42-41 edge with 15:46 left on a Bryan Bynes layup, but the 49ers took control with an ensuing 18-3 burst. Green hit a pair of three-pointers during the rally and the hosts were comfortably in front the rest of the way.
The Colonials held a 41-29 rebounding edge, but committed 17 turnovers, leading to 20 Charlotte points. GW also shot just 40 percent from the field.
02/22 22:34:58 ET