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4:00 ET, Dec 28, 2013
Mack Sports Complex, Hempstead, New York  Attendance: 1,869

George Washington takes 69-58 victory over Hofstra

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Maurice Creek had 17 points and four steals to lead George Washington to a 69-58 victory over Hofstra Saturday.

Creek made 6 of 9 field goal attempts, making 3 of 6 from beyond the arc. Kevin Larsen contributed 14 points and Kethan Savage had 12 for George Washington (11-1).

Hofstra (3-8) jumped out to a 6-1 lead and held a 32-29 advantage at the break. There were four lead changes in the first half.

Savage opened the second period with a jumper and a free throw to start George Washington on a 24-10 run and give the Colonials a 53-42 lead midway of the second half. The Pride could not recover as George Washington won the second half 40-26.

The Colonials scored 32 of their points in the paint, compared to Hofstra's 18.

Dion Nesmith led Hofstra with 17 points, Zeke Upshaw contributed 11 and Darren Payen had 10.

Updated December 28, 2013

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