Davidson edges George Washington with big second half 65-63

WASHINGTON (AP) Jordan Barham scored all 15 of his points in the second half and Tyler Kalinoski added 11 with 10 rebounds to lead Davidson to a 65-63 win over George Washington on Wednesday night.

Barham gave Davidson a six-point lead with 1:24 left. GW’s Patricio Garino scored the next four, but Kethan Savage’s 3-pointer was off the mark at the buzzer.

Brian Sullivan contributed 12 points and Jack Gibbs had 11 for Davidson (18-6, 9-4 Atlantic 10), which outscored the Colonials 42-32 in the second half to win its fourth straight.

Trailing by eight at the break, Davidson opened the second half with five straight buckets, three from Barham and two from Petyon Aldridge, to take a 33-31 lead. Paul Jorgensen quickly put George Washington back on top with a 3-pointer before Gibbs hit a 3 at the other end and Davidson never trailed again.

Kevin Larsen and Garino led George Washington (17-9, 7-6) with 12 points apiece.