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George Washington drops 2nd straight conference game with loss to Rhode Island

George Washington head coach Maurice Joseph gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Miami, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Jared Terrell hit 4 of 5 from behind the 3-point arc and Rhode Island won on the road for the first time this season, beating George Washington, 81-60 in an Atlantic 10 Conference contest Saturday afternoon.

The Rams' only win away from home this season came at the Barclays Center in the NIT Season Tip-off and Rhode Island now has won four of the last five meetings between the schools.

Rhode Island (11-3, 3-0) doubled up the score on the Colonials in the first half, taking a 46-23 advantage by intermission.

The Rams converted 31 of their 58 shots from the field (53 percent), including 8 of 17 from distance.

Andre Berry contributed 17 points, E.C. Matthews added 12 and Cyril Langevine pulled down 10 rebounds for Rhode Island.

George Washington (8-8, 1-2) got 17 points from Yuta Watanabe and another 13 from Terry Nolan Jr.

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