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George Washington cruises, advances in A-10 tourney

Mar 9, 2008 - 6:22 AM PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- Kimberly Beck added 11 points, six assists and five steals to power No. 12 George Washington past Rhode Island, 70-43, in a quarterfinal game of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Saturday.

Jessica Adair added 12 points for the Colonials (25-5), who will face the winner of the game between Xavier and Saint Joseph's on Sunday.

George Washington extended a 36-17 halftime lead to as many as 28 points in the second half. The Colonials held the Rams to 31 percent (16-of-51) shooting from the field and forced 23 turnovers.

Amanda McGrew paced the Rams (13-18) with nine points.








  • ATLANTIC 10 TOURNAMENT
    AT PHILADELPHIA
    NCAA WOMENS BB ATLANTIC 10 TOURNAMENT
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 17 26 43
    GEO WASHINGTON (12) 36 34 70 FINAL

    Mar 8 10:01 PM


  • ATLANTIC 10 TOURNAMENT
    AT PHILADELPHIA
    NCAA WOMENS BB RHODE ISLAND 17
    (12) GEO WASHINGTON 36 HALFTIME

    Mar 8 7:09 PM