George Washington 81, Navy 69

Damian Hollis scored 18, Lasan Kromah had 16 and George

Washington pulled away to an 81-69 victory over Navy on Sunday in

the BB&T Classic.

The Colonials (6-1) were clinging to a 61-60 lead before Tim

Johnson hit a pair of 3-pointers in a 14-0 run. That was enough to

assure GW its 15th win in 16 games against Navy since 1968.

Chris Harris scored 26 for the Midshipmen (4-5), who were

outrebounded 40-32 and committed 21 turnovers.

The game was tied at 43 before Kromah hit a 3-pointer and added

a layup to spark a 12-2 run. The Colonials remained in control down

the stretch.

Navy’s tallest player, 6-foot-11 Mark Veazey, scored the game’s

first two baskets. But he was called for two quick fouls and spent

the final 16 minutes of the first half on the bench.

The Midshipmen still managed to take a 22-15 lead, forcing GW

into 6-for-20 shooting with five turnovers.