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March Madness - Memphis Defeats George Washington 71-66 - Recap

Memphis earned a 71-66 victory over George Washington on Friday, getting 19 points from Michael Dixon Jr. at PNC Arena.

Memphis was a 4-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Joe Jackson had 15 points for Memphis and Chris Crawford chipped in with 9 points. Chris Crawford had 6 assists for them, while Austin Nichols was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

George Washington got a 21-point performance from Isaiah Armwood, who was supported by 16 points from Kevin Larsen. Joe McDonald had 3 assists in a losing cause for George Washington, while Patricio Garino grabbed 7 rebounds.

Memphis led at halftime, 31-26.

The rebound battle favored Memphis as they grabbed 36 boards, while George Washington only had 33.