Richmond earns gritty double overtime win at George Washington

Richmond earns gritty double overtime win at George Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWBT) - ShawnDre' Jones scored 29 points and Marshall Wood added 22 points, including seven three-pointers, as Richmond outlasted George Washington, 98-90, in double overtime on Thursday night. The win improves the Spiders' record to 11-8, 3-4 in Atlantic 10 play.

Paul Jorgensen's last second three-pointer in regulation rolled in at the buzzer to send the game to overtime, and the two teams played two extra frames in Foggy Bottom for the second straight season.

Richmond shot 60 percent from the floor for the first time since November of 2014, with Jones leading the charge. The junior guard poured in 13 of his 29 points in the two overtime periods. Wood's seven three-pointers tied his own school record. Terry Allen scored 15 points, extending his double-figures scoring streak to 29 games.

Entering the night, George Washington was 11-0 at home this season and had won 37 of its last 40 home games.

The Spiders continue their road swing on Sunday, as they travel to St. Bonaventure for a 3:00 tip-off.

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