WASHINGTON -- Patricio Garino netted 16 points as George Washington won its third straight Atlantic 10 Conference game, beating Charlotte 82-54 Saturday.
George Washington drained 53.2 percent (25 of 47) of its shots, including 5 of 11 from 3-point range, and dominated the glass with a 40-27 rebounding advantage, including eight boards by Isaiah Armwood.
DeMario Mayfield led the 49ers (16-4, 4-2) with 17 points and tied Willie Clayton for the team lead with eight rebounds. Chris Braswell hit 9 of 10 free throws and Pierria Henry made 5 of 13 from the floor as each scored 11 points.
George Washington led 64-50 when Joe McDonald's two free throws sparked a 13-0 Colonial run.
The guard prospect was one of the top players at the annual Spiece Run N Slam event.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
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