GW Holds Off UMBC Rally

George Washington 70, UMBC 64

WASHINGTON -- Reserve Noel Wilmore scored 14 points and Damian Hollis scored 13 points including a late tip-in to help George Washington hold on for a 70-64 win over Maryland, Baltimore County on Wednesday night.

Tony Taylor added 10 points and Rob Diggs pulled down 14 rebounds for the Colonials (3-1), who exacted revenge after losing at UMBC last season.

Proctor led the Retrievers (3-2) with 17 points and nine rebounds. Justin Fry scored 12 points while Jay Greene and Rich Flemming each added 11 points for UMBC, who led by as many as nine points in the first half.

Darryl Proctor rallied the Retrievers with six-straight points to cut the lead to 66-64 with 40 seconds remaining. After Taylor hit a free throw with 19.1 seconds to put the Colonials up by three, his next shot missed and Hollis snuck in for the put-back to increase the lead to five.

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