Nelson Jr., Langarica lift George Washington past Boston U.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jameer Nelson Jr. scored a career-high 17 points and Javier Langarica beat the buzzer with a putback after an offensive rebound, lifting George Washington to a 64-63 victory over Boston University on Wednesday night.
The Colonials scored the game’s final 10 points in the final 2:33 after Max Mahoney’s jumper had given Boston U. a 63-54 lead. The winning bucket came when GW’s Armel Potter missed a 3-pointer then Langarica grabbed the offensive rebound and banked it in for his only made field goal of the game.
Max Mahoney had 17 points for the Terriers (3-6), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Javante McCoy added 12 points and six rebounds. Walter Whyte had 11 points.
George Washington faces Delaware at home on Saturday. Boston University plays at Binghamton on Saturday.