Lawrence leads George Washington women past RichmondFeb 3, 2007 - 9:50 PM RICHMOND, Virginia (Ticker) -- Sarah-Jo Lawrence had 15 points and 11 rebounds as No. 12 George Washington cruised to its 12th straight victory, a 72-53 victory over Atlantic-10 Conference foe Richmond.
Jessica Adair led three Colonials (19-2, 8-0 A-10) in double figures with 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting. Her sister, Jazmine Adair, grabbed 10 rebounds as George Washington outrebounded Richmond, 42-31.
George Washington set a blistering pace in the first half, shooting 58 percent (17-of-29) from the field to go into halftime with a 44-28 lead. Richmond did not fare much better in the second half, shooting 37.5 percent (21-of-56) overall, including 5-of-15 on 3-pointers.
Johanna McKnight scored 10 points for the Spiders (10-13, 4-4), who never led and trailed by as many as 23 points late in the game.
The Colonials put their winning streak on the line Thursday when they host Duquesne.
NCAA WOMENS BB FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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GEO WASHINGTON (12) 44 28 72
RICHMOND 28 25 53 FINAL
Feb 3 2:03 PM
- NCAA WOMENS BB
GEO WASHINGTON (12) 72
RICHMOND 53 END-
Feb 3 2:02 PM
- NCAA WOMENS BB
GEO WASHINGTON (12) 44
RICHMOND 28 HALFTIME
Feb 3 12:50 PM
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