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George Washington vs. Notre Dame recap: Colonials fall to Irish, 65-48

Garrick Sherman scored 18 points as Notre Dame defeated George Washington 65-48 Wednesday night in South Bend, Ind.

Michael Hickey

Garrick Sherman scored 18 points off the bench as Notre Dame defeated George Washington 65-48 Wednesday night in South Bend, Ind.

The Colonials scored the first two of the game and never led again as the Irish went on an 8-0 run to gain the early advantage. Notre Dame eventually went up 11 points by halftime, scoring its last 16 points of the half in the paint.

George Washington never climbed closer than 11 in the second half and Notre Dame eventually extended its lead to 19 points.

Junior Isaiah Armwood led the Colonials with 12 points. No other George Washington player had more than seven. As a team, the Colonials shot just 32 percent.

For Notre Dame, floor general Eric Atkins had nine assists to go along with six points, seven rebounds and three steals. Jerian Grant had 13 points, including two of the Irish's three triples.

George Washington returns to the court against Hofstra on Saturday afternoon.