George Washington clips Saint Joseph's, 64-60

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kethan Savage scored 16 points, grabbed six rebounds, and had four assists to lead George Washington to a 64-60 victory over Saint Joseph's on Saturday afternoon.

Kevin Larsen added 15 points, nine boards, and five assists for the Colonials (11-3, 1-0 Atlantic 10), and Yuta Watanabe finished with 12 points off the bench.

George Washington was in control for much of the game, taking a 13 point lead into the break and extending it to as many as 20 with six and a half minutes remaining.

However the Hawks would battle back down the stretch, cutting the lead to four on the strength of an 18-4 run before the Colonials would regain their composure and put the game away.

DeAndre Bembry led Saint Joseph's (6-6. 0-1) with 22 points and eight rebounds. Chris Wilson added 13 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks.

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