W. basketball drops second straight

After a 24-point lead at the half, the women’s basketball team lost 62-61 to UNLV at the Four Points by Sheraton Invitational in New Orleans. The Colonials (5-3) let the Running Rebels (2-4) take the lead with less than four minutes remaining. Senior Sarah-Jo Lawrence had 22 points, while junior Jazmine Adair added 17 points.

The Colonials were coming off an 80-55 loss at James Madison. This is the first time GW has lost two consecutive games since Dec. 4 and Dec. 6 of 2004.

The Colonials face Samford (5-1) tomorrow at 2 p.m.

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