Gibbs and Aldridge lead Davidson over George Washington

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Peyton Aldridge had 27 points and eight rebounds, Jack Gibbs added 21 points and nine boards and Davidson beat George Washington 74-63 on Wednesday night.

The Wildcats (13-11, 6-7 Atlantic 10) took control with a 17-6 run that ended with a 58-49 lead on Aldridge’s jumper with 5:08 left. They pushed the lead into double digits in the final two minutes.

Matt Hart’s layup pulled GW within 58-53 at 4:04 and the Colonials stayed within seven at the two-minute mark. But Davidson made all 10 free throws from there with Jon Axel Gudmundsson making six.

The Colonials (13-13, 5-8) took the lead four times in the game but never led by more than two points. Davidson took the lead for good at 46-43 with 12:31 left.

Tyler Cavanaugh and Jair Bolden had 15 points each and Yuta Watanabe and Patrick Steeves added 10 points each for George Washington.