AMHERST, MASS., JAN. 30 -- It was just a matter of time. George Washington's eight-game losing streak, its longest since the 1967-68 season, came to an end today as freshman Glen Sitney scored a career-high 19 points to defeat the University of Massachusetts, 81-74, at the Curry-Hicks Cage.
The Colonials (8-10, 2-7 in the Atlantic 10) dominated the first half, leading by as many as 14 points and shooting 73.6 percent from the field (14 for 19). GW outshot Massachusetts, 15-2, from the foul line during the first 20 minutes and dropped the Minutemen to 8-9 overall and 3-7 in the Atlantic 10.
In addition to ending their eight-game losing streak, the Colonials also ended a seven-game conference losing streak and a four-game road losing streak.
Indiana-Kokomo 91, Gallaudet 89:
Shawn Fain made a three-point shot from the top of the key with four seconds remaining to give the host Knights (3-10) the victory. Gallaudet (4-14) was led by Mike Stultz's 31 points.
Bridgewater 85, Marymount 80:
Bridgewater's Jason Blumberg made a three-pointer at the end of regulation to force overtime in Arlington, Va. Blumberg had 20 points and five rebounds for Bridgewater (15-2).
Guard P.T. Gardner led Marymount (8-6) with 21 points. Center Rob Harris had 17 rebounds for the Saints.
Prince George's 88, Essex 71:
Prince George's (15-3) led all the way in the victory at home as guard Troy Weaver had 17 points, 12 on three-pointers.
Mont.-Rockville 93, Mont.-Germantown 91:
Steve McNerney sank a foul shot in the closing seconds of overtime at Germantown.
Columbia Union 102, Penn State-Harrisburg 81:
Skip Peace scored 25 points and Tim Hill scored 24, leading the Takoma Park college (13-9) to victory last night at Columbia Union. Kevin Kennedy led Harrisburg (5-13) with 26 points.