George Washington Upsets No. 20 Creighton

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Larsen gave George Washington the lead with 1:03 left in the game and the Colonials held off No. 20 Creighton for a 60-53 victory that gave them third place in the Wooden Legacy on Sunday night.

The Colonials took advantage of an off night by Doug McDermott, who came in averaging nearly 28 points per game but finished with seven.

Ethan Wragge scored 16 and Grant Gibbs had 12 for the Bluejays (5-2).

Gibbs tied the score 42-all with 8:26 left in the game and the teams wrestled their way to the finish.

Creighton pulled ahead 53-50 when Jahenns Manigat picked up Wragge's 3-point miss and scored with 2:14 left. The Colonials (6-1) regained the lead on consecutive layups by Larsen and Joe McDonald.

The Colonials then sealed the win at the free throw line.

Larsen finished with 14 points and McDonald had 12 for the Colonials.


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