George Washington had a chance to pass Fordham in the Atlantic 10 Conference Saturday, but Ram Abigail Corning had other ideas. She scored 20 points and pulled down seven caroms, leading Fordham to 67-58 Saturday.
The Rams moved to 19-5, 8-3. GW fell to 16-8, 7-4 A-10 and fifth in the conference.
Danni Jackson (Forest Park) led the Colonials with 16 points and four assists and freshman Caira Washington (Georgetown Day School) finished a rebound shy of her eighth double-double of the season with 14 points and nine boards. Jonquel Jones (Riverdale Baptist) a game-high 10 rebounds.
Corning was one of four Rams to finish the game in double figures. Hannah Missry posted 12 points, while Erin Rooney and Emily Tapio each added 11 for Fordham. Rooney also dished out a game-high seven assists.
No defense at GM
Denisha Womack scored a career- and game-high 20 points, and Saint Louis shot a blistering 61.5 percent in the second half en route to a A-10 65-62 victory over George Mason Saturday at the Patriot Center.
Erin Nelson tallied 16 points and Desirae Ball added 15 for the Billikens (9-14, 4-6), who became the first team in Saint Louis women’s basketball history to register three consecutive conference road victories. SLU won at Rhode Island and Saint Joseph’s in its last two road outings.
George Mason (6-18, 0-11) got 15 points from Taylor Brown (Bishop McNamara), 13 from Talisha Watts and 11 from Janaa Pickard. Pickard had game highs of 11 rebounds and four blocks, Watts had nine boards, and Brown added six rebounds and six assists.