Sophomore guard Maceo Jack piled on a career-high 23 points in the game, but GW could not keep up with the Crusaders’ hot shooting.
Without junior forward Arnoldo Toro or redshirt junior guard Armel Potter on the floor, GW will face a challenge beating Towson under the rim while producing points.
The Colonials have been hindered by defensive lapses and miscues on the court, preventing the team from pulling out wins in close contests.
If the Colonials can limit Princeton’s top scorer while converting offensive rebounds to extra points on the scoreboard, they could be looking at their first win on the road.
Vermont ended the night shooting at a 52.1 percent pace while holding GW to 31.7 percent shooting from the field.
Women’s basketball will be spending its Thanksgiving on the hardwood this year for the second season in a row.
The Colonials outscored South Carolina 37–34 in the final frame but could not overcome their 18-point first half.
Women’s cross country finished 14th in a field of 30 – a program record – after placing 16th out of 28 teams last season.
The two teams last met in 2016, when GW upset the then-No. 6 Cavaliers 73–68 at the Smith Center – the Colonials’ last win against a ranked opponent.
The Colonials opened the season on a 22-0 run, but ultimately fell to Stony Brook in the team’s season opener.