Rhode Island Vs. George Washington: Colonials Pick Up First Conference Win

The Washington Colonials look to pick up their first A10 win of the season as they host the Rhode Island Rams.

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Rhode Island Vs. George Washington Final Score: Colonials Pick Up First A10 Win

Both the Rhode Island Rams and the George Washington Colonials entered the game on Wednesday looking to get their first conference win of the season. George Washington trailed Rhode Island 31-30 as the game went into halftime, but the Colonials were able to battle back in the second half and pick up the 69-61 victory.

Part of the reason George Washington was able to overcome the Rhode Island lead was the play of Tony Taylor and David Pellom. Pellom was able to finish the night with 17 points, 11 rebounds, and a block while Taylor ended with 18 points and 6 assists. Lasan Kromah's scoring slowed down in the second half, but he was still able to finish the day with a double-double picking up 12 points and 10 rebounds.

For Rhode Island, Billy Baron led the Rams in scoring off the bench with 18 points with 7 rebounds while Andre Malone picked up 14 points in the loss.

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Rhode Island Vs. George Washington Score Update: Colonials Trail 31-30 At Halftime

The George Washington Colonials and Rhode Island Rams headed into Wednesday nights match up with both teams looking for their first A10 conference win. At halftime, Rhode Island is on the right track but they're holding on to just a 1-point lead over George Washington. The Rams jumped out to an early 5-0 lead, but the Colonials were able to go on a run of their own to tie the game.

The teams stayed close and battled back and forth in the first half, but thanks to 9 points from Billy Baron off the bench, Rhode Island took the 31-30 lead into halftime. For George Washington, forward David Pellom leads the way with 10 points and 6 rebounds in the first half, while Tony Taylor, Lasan Kromah, and Dan Guest each picked up 5 points with Kromah also picking up 4 rebounds.

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Rhode Island Vs. George Washington: Both Teams Look For First Conference Win

The Washington Colonials look to pick up their first A10 win of the season as they host the Rhode Island Rams.

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