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Nov. 25, 1997

George Washington Defeats Eagles at Maui Invitational

LAHAINA, Hawaii - Senior center Mickey Curley scored a career-high 25 points to lead three Boston College players in double figures in a 76-64 loss to George Washington in the second round of the Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii.

The Eagles will now meet host Chaminade in the tournament's seventh-place game. The game will be played on Wednesday, November 26 at 2 p.m. (EST).

George Washington used a balanced attack and a 43-29 rebounding margin to gain the victory.

Boston College scored 12 points in each of the first two quarters, and trailed 39-24 at halftime. The Eagles made just three field goals in the second quarter, while GW sank seven field goals on 50.0 percent shooting.

The Eagles came out strong in the second half, trimming the Colonials' advantage to just four points on two occasions (48-44 and 52-48) in the third quarter. GW regrouped and extended its margin to 10 points (60-50) by the end of the quarter. BC never got closer than seven points in the final 10 minutes.

Curley, who had eight first-half points, doubled his point total in the third quarter, and added nine more points in the final stanza. He also grabbed a team-high nine rebounds.

Senior Antonio Granger contributed 13 points, while senior Duane Woodward tallied 11 points and nine assists.

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