Correction: Fordham-George Washington story

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Associated Press

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 11:32 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 21 at 7:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 20 about a men's basketball game between Fordham and George Washington, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Colonials won their 500th game at the Charles E. Smith Center. The story should have said the Colonials played their 500th game at the Charles E. Smith Center.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Larsen, George Washington down Fordham 68-60

Larsen scores 15 points and George Washington hands Fordham 7th straight loss in 68-60 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Larsen scored 15 points and George Washington handed Fordham its seventh consecutive loss 68-60 Wednesday night.

Larsen was 6-of-11 shooting and added five rebounds. Lasan Kromah had 13 points off the bench and Isaiah Armwood had eight points and 12 rebounds for the Colonials (12-12, 6-5 Atlantic 10 Conference), who played their 500th game at the Charles E. Smith Center.

The win was the 399th for George Washington coach Mike Lonergen and snapped a two-game losing streak.

Chris Gaston paced Fordham (6-21, 2-10) with 14 points, while Branden Frazier had 13, Travion Leonard 12 and Mandell Thomas 10.

George Washington led 36-32 at halftime then held the Rams to 28.6-percent shooting (8 of 28) in the second half.

The Colonials turned 22 Fordham turnovers into 27 points and outscored the Rams 44-20 in the paint and 20-7 on second-chance points.

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