WASHINGTON (AP) James Bishop scored 29 points to propel George Washington to a 92-85 victory over La Salle on Saturday.
Bishop also had nine assists for the Colonials (15-14, 9-7 Atlantic 10 Conference). Hunter Dean added 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds. Ricky Lindo Jr. hit all seven of his shots and 2 of 4 foul shots to score 16.
Fousseyni Drame and Daeshon Shepherd scored 14 points apiece to lead the Explorers (13-16, 7-9). Drame added seven rebounds and three steals, while Shepherd snagged six boards. Josh Nickelberry scored 13.
Lindo scored 14 points in the second half and George Washington used a 9-0 run to turn an eight-point advantage into a 71-54 lead with 9:14 remaining.
George Washington plays Wednesday against Davidson on the road, and La Salle visits Dayton on Tuesday.
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