George Washington cruises to 93-65 win over Gardner-Webb

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WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 points with seven rebounds while Yuta Watanabe hit three 3-pointers and finished with 19 points to help George Washington cruise to a 93-63 win over Gardner-Webb on Tuesday.

Patricio Garino made 7 of 8 field goals and added 16 points for George Washington (5-0). Kevin Larsen and Matt Hart scored 12 points apiece.

Cavanaugh's 3-pointer fewer than five minutes into the game gave the Colonials their first double-digit lead and his layup with 9:20 left in the first half pushed the lead over 20, to 35-14. Gardner-Webb (1-4) would get no closer.

George Washington made 31 of 57 (54 percent) field goals, including 10 of 21 from 3-point range, and outrebounded the Bulldogs 43-27.

Adonis Burbage hit three 3-pointers and scored 15 points while David Efianayi added 11 points for Gardner-Webb.