George Washington holds on to beat St. Bonaventure 76-70 (Feb 11, 2017)
WASHINGTON (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and George Washington snapped a three-game skid, holding back a late rally to beat St. Bonaventure 76-70 on Saturday.
Cavanaugh was 9 of 19 from the floor and 13 of 14 from the free throw line for the Colonials (13-12, 5-7 Atlantic 10). Jaren Sina added 22 points and seven rebounds.
The Colonials had a 42-29 advantage at the break and were up 52-39 midway through the second half. Jaylen Adams and David Andoh led the Bonnies (15-9, 7-5) as they outscored the Colonials 24-12 to pull within one, 64-63, with 4:45 to play. St. Bonaventure was still threatening when Cavanaugh sank a layup to make it 70-66 with 59 seconds left and the Colonials held on for the win.
Andoh finished with 20 points and six rebounds for the Bonnies. Adams added 19 points with 11 assists.