George Washington jumped out to an early lead and held off UMass for a 85-77 win the quarterfinals of the A-10 Championship on Friday night. Maxie Esho had a career-high 22 points and Chaz Williams added 19 in the loss.
UMass will now wait until Sunday's NCAA Selection Show to see where it will be playing its first NCAA Tournament game since 1998. A selection show watch party will be held at Amherst Brewing Company, 10 University Drive in Amherst, beginning at 5 p.m. The event is open to the public.
Sloppy Minutemen bow out to George Washington in A-10 quarterfinals, await NCAA Tournament fate | masslive.com
George Washington advances to Atlantic 10 semifinals with 85-77 win over UMass | The Washington Post