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George Washington upsets No. 6 Cavs

WASHINGTON — Patricio Garino and Tyler Cavanaugh each scored 18 points as unranked George Washington stunned No. 6 Virginia 73-68 on Monday night.

The Colonials (2-0) took control with a 10-0 run that began with Garino's three-point play for a 57-55 lead with 8:06 left. Garino added a tip-in and an assist on Cavanaugh's layup. Cavanaugh hit two free throws to make it 64-55 with 5:24 remaining.

Virginia (1-1) was led by Malcolm Brogdon, who had 28 points and eight rebounds.

After Evan Nolte hit a 3-pointer to give Virginia a 55-54 lead with 9 1/2 minutes left, Brogdon scored 11 consecutive points for the Cavaliers. But after he stole the ball with 17 seconds to play and Virginia trailing by four, he missed a 3 with 10 seconds to play.

The Colonials had lost seven straight to the Cavs, and it was the biggest win for George Washington coach Mike Lonergan in his five seasons.

The game was played before a raucous crowd at the sold-out Smith Center, an arena that's rarely full. Some of the students rushed the court after the final horn.

No. 7 IOWA ST. 106, CHICAGO ST. 64: At Ames, Iowa, Jameel McKay scored a career-high 25 points with 11 rebounds, and Iowa State rolled past Chicago State in coach Steve Prohm's home debut. Abdel Nader had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Cyclones (2-0), who won their 18th consecutive opener at Hilton Coliseum.

No. 12 ARIZONA 90, BRADLEY 60: At Tucson, Ariz., Allonzo Trier scored 22 points and made all 14 of his free throws to bounce back from a shaky debut, helping Arizona pull away against Bradley. Trier had a forgettable first game at Arizona, shooting 1 of 10 against Pacific. The gifted freshman was on target against Bradley, hitting 4 of 5 shots and grabbing five rebounds.

No. 14 INDIANA 102, AUSTIN PEAY 76: At Bloomington, Ind., Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 22 points and James Blackmon Jr. added 20 to help Indiana beat Austin Peay. The Hoosiers pulled away by making 15 consecutive shots during a 12-minute, 14-second stretch of the second half to open with two wins for the ninth straight season.

No. 15 CALIFORNIA 85, SANTA BARBARA 67: At Berkeley, Calif., Tyrone Wallace had 24 points and six assists, and freshman Jaylen Brown added 17 points and seven rebounds to send California past UC Santa Barbara. Jordan Mathews had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Golden Bears (2-0), who dropped a spot in this week's Top 25 following a 32-point, season-opening win against Rice.

No. 16 UTAH 81, SAN DIEGO STATE 76: At Salt Lake City, Jordan Loveridge scored 21 points and hit four 3-pointers to lead Utah over San Diego State. The victory ended Utah's six-game losing streak to the Aztecs. The Utes (2-0) were undersized against a long, athletic San Diego State team and managed just 20 points in the paint.

No. 17 VANDERBILT 98, GARDNER-WEBB 62: At Nasvhille, Tenn., Jeff Roberson, who missed the season opener with a concussion, scored a career-high 18 points and tied a career best with eight rebounds in his return, leading Vanderbilt. Riley LaChance added 13 points, including thee 3-pointers, for the Commodores (2-0).

No. 23 LSU 91, KENNESAW STATE 69: At Baton Rouge, La., Ben Simmons had 22 points for LSU. Simmons, who took just seven shots in the Tigers' opener, was far more aggressive on the offensive end in his second game, shooting 11-for-17. The preseason All-American freshman had nine rebounds, six assists, four steals and two blocked shots.

No. 24 MICHIGAN 88, ELON 68: At Ann Arbor, Mich., Duncan Robinson made every shot he took for Michigan, scoring 19 points. Robinson made all six of his field goals — including five from 3-point range — and two free throws. Derrick Walton added 24 points, seven assists and six rebounds.


No. 9 OREGON STATE 94, PORTLAND 50: At Portland, Jamie Weisner led all scorers with 22 points for Oregon State. Gabriella Hanson added 14 points for the Beavers (2-0). Freshman Ellie Woerner led Portland with eight points on 2-of-7 shooting in the loss.

George Washington forward Yuta Watanabe (12) defends a shot by Virginia forward Anthony Gill (13) during the second half Monday in Washington. AP PHOTO