Providence 110, George Washington 97

Sharaud Curry scored 16 points and dished out a career-high 13

assists, Marshon Brooks scored 19 points and Providence stayed hot

from beyond the arc to beat George Washington 110-97 on Wednesday

night.

Despite playing their third game in five days, the Friars (7-3)

maintained an up-tempo pace en route to their highest scoring game

of the season. They connected on 16-of-29 3-pointers – a season

high and one shy of their all-time mark.

Jamine Peterson finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds and

Bilal Dixon scored a career-high 18 points for the Friars, who led

by as many as 16 points in the second half.

Lasan Kromah hit consecutive 3-pointers to bring the Colonials

(6-2) to within nine, 102-93, but they pulled no closer. Kromah hit

six of his first seven shots and finished with a game-high 22

points for George Washington.