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Evely, Fazekas lift Valparaiso over George Washington 82-79

WASHINGTON -- Bakari Evelyn scored 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting with a career-high six 3-pointers, Ryan Fazekas scored a go-ahead 3, and Valparaiso beat George Washington 82-79 on Saturday.

The Colonials tied it at 74 on Terry Nolan Jr.'s 3-pointer with 3:31 left, but Fazekas made two 3-pointers and the Crusaders led 80-75 with 2:21 remaining. George Washington closed to 80-78 on Maceo Jack's 3-pointer, but Fazekas made two free throws with 17 seconds left. Nolan missed 2 of 3 from the line in the final 11 seconds.

Fazekas scored a season-high 22 points with six 3-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds for the Crusaders (6-4), who were outshot 59 percent to 54 percent, but made a season-high 15 of 27 3-pointers.