George Washington won its first road game of the season and also its first ever at Rutgers, 73-59, in an Atlantic 10 contest today before 4,157 at Rutgers Athletic Center.
George Washington, which was 0-10 on the road this season and 0-9 at Rutgers, received a season-high 26 points from guard Troy Webster. Webster scored 18 points in the second half as the Colonials (9-13 overall, 4-9 in the league) overcame a 32-31 halftime deficit.
Eric Riggins, leading scorer for Rutgers (7-15, 2-11) this season, did not start but scored 24 points.
There were seven ties and seven lead changes before Rutgers took its one-point lead at halftime.
George Washington broke the game open midway through the second half. Ahead, 51-48, the Colonials outscored the Knights by 10-2 to take a 61-50 lead with 5:50 left. Webster had four points during the spurt, guard Mike O'Reilly three. Baptist Bible 88, Washington Bible 57
Paul Sorber scored 29 points and David Seeley had 19 as visiting Baptist Bible (15-7) improved to 10-1 in the North Atlantic Christian Conference. Reggie Hurd's 12 points, four rebounds and three blocked shots led Washington Bible (5-15, 4-6). Mont.-Germantown 79, Chesapeake 72
Jimmy Andrakakos scored a season-high 40 points to lead Germantown (5-16) to victory at home. Andrakakos, third-leading junior college scorer in the nation, made most of his points on outside jump shots. Mont.-Takoma Park 70, Prince George's CC 67
Dwayne Milam scored 16 points and led four Takoma players in double figures as the Falcons (13-4) pulled away from a 35-35 halftime tie at home. Prince George's, led by Russell Milner's 20 points, is 9-7. Gallaudet 76, Philadelphia Bible 65
David Hamilton's 19 points, 15 rebounds and five assists led the Bison (10-11) in Philadelphia. Sean Sannons led the host team (10-6) with 20 points.