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.
Citing "an abundance of caution," NC State has pushed its trip to Italy to 2017 after the U.S. State Department warned of "the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe."
Four-star power forward Royce Hamm ended his recruitment on Friday with a commitment to head coach Shaka Smart and the Texas Longhorns after also considering Vanderbilt, Arkansas, Baylor and Houston among others.
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes did his best Stone Cold Steve Austin impression and brought the pain to some fellow Badgers.
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