George Washington dropped their first game of the season to the Loyola Greyhounds, 65-55.
The George Washington Colonials fell to the Loyola Greyhounds at home, 65-55. The Greyhounds took a 10 point lead into halftime and never looked back. Early turnovers by the Colonials let Loyola take the early lead and they maintained it all through the first half.
In the second half, George Washington couldn't muster enough offense to catch back up with Loyola as the Greyhounds held their lead all through the second half, never letting George Washington get back into the game or a chance to overtake the lead. Guard Dylon Cormier led the way for Loyola, scoring 26 points and bringing down 9 rebounds.
For George Washington, forward David Pellom led the way with 19 points and 6 rebounds. Early turnovers for the Colonials gave up the lead, but overall they only turned the ball over 14 times.
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