Rhode Island vs George Mason

George Mason 92, Rhode Island 90

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FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Ryan Pearson scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Paul Hewitt won his debut game as George Mason's head coach in a 92-90 victory in overtime against Rhode Island on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

George Mason survived 38 points scored by Rhode Island's Jamal Wilson.

Sherrod Wright and Vertrail Vaughns each scored 17 point for the Patriots, who won their 15th consecutive home game.

Wilson scored 29 points in the second half and overtime, sinking 9 of 13 shots over the final 25 minutes. Mike Powell scored 13 points and Jonathan Horton finished with 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Rams.

Hewitt, the former Georgia Tech coach, saw his team take an 86-81 on Pearson's three-point play with 3:50 remaining. The Rams scored a quick six straight points, but Pearson's basket with 2:45 remaining put the Patriots ahead for good at 89-88.

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Rhode Island Rams
J. Holton, F372-117-10143412
N. Malesevic, F355-110-021512
O. Outerbridge, F294-92-470411
J. Wilson, G4113-2211-1271338
M. Powell, G393-114-416211
D. McKoy153-40-11106
L. Shengelia140-20-05140
R. Harris100-10-00030
T. Buchanan50-00-00020
Totals 30-7124-3143132790
 42.3%77.4% 
George Mason Patriots
R. Pearson, F3611-226-9121328
M. Morrison, F245-71-231511
S. Wright, G398-131-253117
B. Allen, G364-101-33739
V. Vaughns, G315-105-655517
E. Copes261-40-26032
J. Arledge162-30-22004
C. Edwards131-22-21124
V. Gray40-10-02010
Totals 37-7216-2844182392
 51.4%57.1% 
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Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266

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Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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