GW takes down Duquesne

GW takes down Duquesne
February 6, 2013, 10:45 pm
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Kromah, George Washington defeat Duquesne 79-57

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Lasan Kromah scored 19 points as George Washington extended Duquesne's losing streak to 10 games with a 79-57 victory Wednesday night in Atlantic 10 Conference action.

Kromah hit 8 of 17 off the bench for the Colonials (11-10, 5-3), who rebounded from a loss to La Salle that snapped the team's three-game winning streak.

Isaiah Armwood added 14 points and 13 rebounds for George Washington, which shot 50.8 percent (32 of 63) from the field and made 7 of 16 3-pointers.

The win was the 398th for Colonials coach Mike Lonergan.

Derrick Colter paced Duquesne (7-15, 0-8) with 18 points, and Jeremiah Jones added 14.

The Dukes made just 35.1 percent (20 of 57) of their shots, including 9 of 24 from deep, and were outrebounded 47-27.

George Washington opened a 45-35 halftime advantage then started the second half with a 7-1 run for a 52-36 lead with 16:12 left.