CINCINNATI, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- C.J. Anderson's 14 points Sunday led a balanced offense that carried 17th-ranked Xavier to a 71-53 Atlantic-10 Conference victory against George Washington.
The Musketeers sprinted an early 15-4 lead on the way to a 36-20 halftime advantage, and cruised to the win from there.
They sank 7-of-10 3-pointers in the first half and 11-of-25 for the game.
B.J. Raymond and Brad Redford scored 12 points apiece, while both Dante Jackson and Derrick Brown scored 11 for the Musketeers (22-5, 10-3), who bounced back from a surprising 65-60 loss at Charlotte on Thursday.
Damian Hollis's 15 points and eight rebounds led GWU.
Wynton Witherspoon scored 13 points and Tony Taylor added 11 points for the Colonials (8-16, 2-10), who did not help themselves with 17 turnovers and an anemic 38.6 shooting percentage.