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George Washington pushes past Richmond 73-65

Wednesday - 2/19/2014, 2:26am  ET

Richmond's ShawnDre' Jones (3) and Kendall Anthony (0) defend George Washington's Joe McDonald (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Mark Gormus)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Maurice Creek scored 16 points and Kevin Larsen added 11 with 13 rebounds as George Washington defeated Richmond 73-65 Tuesday night.

The Colonials (20-6, 8-4 Atlantic 10) shot 40.4 percent from the field and out-rebounded Richmond 45-33. Joe McDonald scored 14 points, and Isaiah Armwood chipped in 14 with nine boards.

Richmond (17-9, 7-4) shot 44.8 percent, but went 7 of 20 on 3-pointers and 6 of 14 from the foul line. ShawnDre' Jones led the Spiders with 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting. Terry Allen had 16 points with nine boards and Kendall Anthony had 14 points.

McDonald broke a 60-all tie with a layup and a jumper, but Jones responded with a 3-pointer. Creek then drilled a jumper to make it 66-63 with 2:26 remaining. After a string of misses on both ends, the Colonials sank 7 of their last 8 free throws to ice the game.

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