Dayton 33 38 9 80
Gwash 33 38 10 81
Date of game: 3/9/2013

Recap: George Washington vs. Dayton

Washington, D.C. (Sports Network) - Isaiah Armwood's putback dunk with two seconds remaining lifted the George Washington Colonials to an 81-80 overtime win over the Dayton Flyers in an Atlantic 10 contest at the Charles E. Smith Center.

Joe McDonald shot 7-of-11 to pace George Washington (13-16, 7-9 A-10) with 16 points. Dwayne Smith finished with 15 points, Bryan Banes had 13 and Armwood and Lasan Kromah scored 12 points apiece.

Dyshawn Pierre netted 21 points on 8-of-9 from the floor in the losing effort. Kevin Dillard tallied 20 points and four assists, Vee Sanford had 18 points and Josh Benson scored 10 points before fouling out. Dayton (17-13, 7-9) had its three-game winning streak come to an end.

Dayton led by as many as 11 points midway through the first half but GW battled back to tie the score at 33-33 heading into halftime. GW registered 10 second chance points in the opening period while holding Dayton to zero.

Dayton regained the lead on a Dillard layup with 12:26 remaining in the second half and never trailed for the rest of the period. Leading 71-69 with 39 seconds left, Kromah knotted the score with a layup of his own. Both teams came up empty on their next possessions as regulation ended in a 71-71 draw.

Pierre scored seven points in the extra session, including four straight points to give the Flyers a 79-75 advantage with just over a minute left to play. Consecutive steals and fast break baskets for McDonald and Smith tied the score until Matt Derenbecker made one of two at the line with seven seconds remaining, giving Dayton its final lead of the game. After Kromah's shot was off the mark with four seconds left, Armwood was in the right place at the right time to win it for the Colonials.

With the loss, Dayton falls to 0-2 in overtime games this season.

Game Notes

Two ex-Vandy football players convicted of rape

Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - A jury has found two former Vanderbilt football players guilty on all counts for their participation in an on-campus rape during June of 2013.

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Marlins finalize deal with Ichiro

The Miami Marlins officially announced the signing of 10-time All-Star Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

LaVine, Antetokounmpo among Slam Dunk Contest participants

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie guard Zach LaVine and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo highlight a field of four players selected to participate in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.

Blues ship Lapierre to Penguins

In a move made to accommodate two players in need of new surroundings, the St. Louis Blues sent forward Maxim Lapierre to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for forward Marcel Goc.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.