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No. 24 George Washington women beat Houston 82-78

Nov 26, 2015 - 10:23 PM CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) Caira Washington had 22 points and 12 rebounds and Jonquel Jones 20 points and 13 boards to lead No. 24 George Washington over Houston 82-78 on Thursday at the Lone Star Showcase.

Leading by two at halftime, the Colonials built a 61-45 lead after three quarters behind 12 points from Washington. The Colonials (4-1) led 61-45 after three quarters.

A 13-3 run to start the fourth quarter opened a 26-point lead, 74-48, with 5:15 left. With George Washington going to its bench, the Cougars (1-3) rallied, cutting the lead to five with 14 seconds left but Aaliyah Brown hit a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining before Houston's Jessieka Palmer made a half-court shot at the buzzer.

Alexis Chandler scored 10 points for George Washington, which outrebounded Houston 51-28.

Palmer, who made 6 of 7 3-pointers, scored a career-high 25 points and Alecia Smith added 17 for Houston.








  • GEORGE WASHINGTON: 82
    HOUSTON: 78
    Final

    Nov 26 4:39 PM
  • 153
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 97 roots (Close Finish)

    George Washington(6) 80, Houston 75  4th - 0:11Nov 26 4:26 PM
  • 56
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 56 roots (Close Finish)

    George Washington(6) 80, Houston 73  4th - 0:26Nov 26 4:22 PM


  • GEORGE WASHINGTON: 61
    HOUSTON: 45
    End of 3rd

    Nov 26 3:56 PM


  • GEORGE WASHINGTON: 37
    HOUSTON: 33
    Halftime

    Nov 26 3:18 PM


  • GEORGE WASHINGTON: 22
    HOUSTON: 18
    End of 1st

    Nov 26 2:57 PM


  • GEORGE WASHINGTON: 0
    HOUSTON: 2
    1st Quarter - 9:28

    Nov 26 2:37 PM