Luqman Tijani(Page HS) pours in 18, but Mary Washington pours it on Pride and Martha was a no-show…

Posted by Andy Durham on December 14, 2010 at 5:19 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Fredericksburg, Va. — Mary Washington defeated visiting Greensboro College, 95-74, on Tuesday afternoon. Sophomore Luqman Tijani (Greensboro, NC/Page ) led The Pride with 18 points..

Tijani was 7-17 from the field. Andre Porter (Hope Mills, NC/Southview) and Adam Powell (Stuart, FL/Jensen Beach ) both added 13 points for GC.

The Pride got off to a hot start and led 8-2 with 17:16 left in the first half before the Eagles caught fire. They then outscored The Pride 45-26 and led 48-33 at the break.

UMW had five players score in double-digits. J.R. Gray and E.J. Willis both collected 19 points to pace the home team.

The Eagles shot 49-percent (32-65) to 41-percent for GC (29-70). From beyond the arc, UMW made nine 3-pointers to three for The Pride.

GC returns to action on Dec. 30 when Randolph College visits Hanes Gym.


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