George Washington sinks Fordham 67-66 on Cavanaugh’s 3 FTs (Mar 01, 2017)

NEW YORK (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and made three foul shots with .9 seconds to play to lift George Washington to a 67-66 comeback win against Fordham on Wednesday night.

Christian Sengfelder fouled Cavanaugh on a 3-point attempt for the win to send him to the free throw line. The teams shot it out from 3-point range before Cavanaugh’s heroics.

Cavit Havsa buried one to put Fordham up 66-64 with 11 seconds to play, Jordan Roland knocked one down with 29 seconds left to put the Colonials up 64-63, and Havsa had another with 45 seconds left to make it 63-61. Yuta Watanabe gave George Washington (17-13, 9-8 Atlantic 10) its first lead of the second half at 61-60 with 70 seconds remaining. Watanabe added 15 points.

Fordham led 41-28 at halftime and extended its margin to 16 points (45-31) when Sengfelder scored a layup with 16:42 to go.

Joseph Chartouny led Fordham (13-17, 7-10) with 20 points, Javontae Hawkins 13, Havsa scored 12 and was perfect on all four 3s and Sengfelder added 11.