WASHINGTON — Kellan Grady scored 23 points on 10 of 16 shooting, leading four into double-figure scoring and Davidson walloped George Washington 87-58 on Saturday, winning seven of its last nine.
Grady and Jon Axel Gudmundsson each pulled down eight rebounds as the Wildcats controlled the boards, 38-26. Davidson shot 49 percent from the floor (30 of 61), including 13 of 29 from behind the 3-point arc. Peyton Aldridge and KiShawn Pritchett each made a trio of 3-pointers and scored 13 and 11 points, respectively. Oskar Michelsen added 15 points, making 8 of 9 at the line.
Davidson (12-9, 7-3 Atlantic 10 Conference) had a five-game win streak interrupted by consecutive losses to Dayton and Richmond but, winning its last two, is alone in second place after Richmond was upset by George Mason.
Yuta Watanabe led George Washington (9-14, 2-8) with 20 points, the only of the Colonials to score more than seven.
The Wildcats led 41-29 at the half, but made six of their first seven shots to open the second half, stretching the lead to 56-33 and they kept going, outscoring the Colonials 46-29 over the final 20 minutes.