December 02, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh and Joe McDonald scored 16 points each and George Washington held on Wednesday night after leading the entire second half to beat Seton Hall 72-64.

The Colonials (7-1) led 58-49 midway through the second half before Seton Hall pulled within three on Isaiah Whitehead's jumper with 2:44 left. Paul Jorgensen answered with a 3-pointer to make it 65-59, and George Washington made 7 of 8 free throws to snap the Pirates' three-game winning streak.

Khadeen Carrington had a career-high 21 points to lead Seton Hall (5-2), which entered the game with consecutive wins over SEC opponents, Ole Miss and Georgia.

George Washington took the lead for good at 29-27 on Cavanaugh's 3 with 3:42 left in the first half. The Colonials bounced back from their only loss of the season to No. 17 Cincinnati in the Barclays Center Classic title game on Saturday.

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