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.
Luma saw the most action on the court last season than any other returning underclassman this year, averaging 26.9 minutes per game through 31 starts.
Senior guard Mei-Lyn Bautista wants to impress her win-first mentality on her teammates this season to help shape the culture of the program.
The Colonials are the third shortest team in the Atlantic 10 with an average height of 6 feet 4.43 inches.
The Colonials only played one and a half tournaments in September as opposed to three after inclement weather canceled matches.