WASHINGTON (AP) – Yuta Watanabe had 15 points, Jaren Sina added 14 points, including a clutch 3-pointer, and George Washington beat Duquesne 65-63 on Wednesday night.

Duquesne’s Isiaha Mike blocked Sina on a 3-point attempt late in the shot clock, but Sina grabbed the deflection and put up another 3 to make it 63-57 with 36 seconds left.

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Rene Castro answered with a 3-pointer and a layup to cut the deficit to 63-62.

Sina made a pair of free throws with 11 seconds left and Castro made the first of two free throws with seven seconds to cap the scoring.

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Tyler Cavanaugh added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Colonials (10-9, 2-4 Atlantic 10), who squandered a 16-point lead from the first half but never trailed after Duquesne tied it at 56.

Castro led the Dukes (9-10, 2-4) with 13 points. Mike Lewis II and Emile Blackman added 11 points each.

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