In the first half, neither team led by more than five points.
There were 16 lead changes in the first half and 19 in the game.
Record Book Notes
Ricky Harris continues to stand fourth in career scoring at UMass with 10 in the game and now has 1,826. No. 3 on the list is Lou Roe (1,905).
Harris continues to stand fourth in career field goal attempts at UMass with 1,421, after he took nine shots in the game. Next on the list at No. 3 is Lorenzo Sutton (1,518).
Harris also is also seventh in career made field goals list with three today. He now has 598 in his career. He stands behind No. 6 Lou Roe (661).
Harris continues to be second on the career 3-pointers attempted list with three in the game, giving him 736 in his career. The all-time leader is Monty Mack with 910.
Harris continues to be third in career made 3-pointers (260) with one in the game. Next on the list at No. 2 Anthony Anderson (275).
Harris made three free throws and now has 370 and continues to be eighth in career made free throws. Next at No. 7 is Rashaun Freeman (374) and No. 6 is Horace Neysmith with 379.
Harris had one steal to move into seventh place in career steals with 141 in his career. He is tied with No. 7 Jim McCoy (141) and trails No. 5 Donald Russell and Shannon Crooks tied with 142.
In playing his 123rd career game, Harris moved into a tie for ninth in career games played with Monty Mack, who also saw action in 123 games. Next is No. 8 Chris Lowe with 124.
Individual Player Notes
Ricky Harris scored in double-figures for the 25th time this season in as many games with 10. Harris now has 36 games in a row in double-figures and 89 in his 123 career games. Dating to his sophomore year, Harris has 86 of his last 90 games with 10 or more points.
Harris continues to be the A-10's leading active career scorer (1,826). No. 2 is La Salle's Rodney Green (1,803).
Freddie Riley scored in double-figures for the 10th time this season with 15. It was his first double-figure game in four contests.
Anthony Gurley had 21st game this season with double-figures with 16 points. It was his 47th career game with 10 or more.
Harris drew his third charge of the season in the second half and first since at Temple.
Sampson Carter drew his third charge of the season and first since the La Salle game on Jan. 10.
Terrell Vinson drew his second change of the year, first since Memphis on Dec. 19.
George Washington continues to lead the all-time series, 34-26 after the 60th meeting.
GW leads the series in games played at the Smith Center, 20-7. But UMass has recorded wins in four of the last six.
The winning team in the series has scored at least 70 points in 47 of the 60 games in the series.
Also Of Note
With the game in Washington, D.C., and all the connections to the Mid-Atlantic region, UMass had a huge fan contingent at the Smith Center. Baltimore native Ricky Harris had about 50 supporters. Woodbridge, Va. Native Javorn Farrell had 50 as well. Baltimore's Terrell Vinson had 15 followers as did Raphiael Putney, who was from nearby Woodbridge as well.