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Adair, George Washington rally past James Madison

Nov 25, 2006 - 9:59 PM WASHINGTON D.C. (Ticker) -- Jessica Adair scored 16 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as No. 21 George Washington rallied for a 68-56 victory over James Madison.

Adair shot 7-of-16 from the floor to pace five Colonials in double figures. Whitney Allen scored 12 points while fellow guard Kimberly Beck had 11 points and nine assists.

Sarah-Jo Lawrence scored 11 points and Kenan Cole added 10 points and seven rebounds for George Washington (5-1), which rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit.

The Dukes (2-1) limited the Colonials to just 32 percent (12-of-37) in the opening 20 minutes and built a 36-27 lead at the break.

But George Washington shot 53 percent (16-of-30) in the second half while holding James Madison to just 20 points on 7-of-35 shooting after the break.

Meredith Alexis scored 25 points and hauled in 15 rebounds while Tamera Young chipped in 16 points for the Dukes, who shot just 32 percent (21-of-66) overall.

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