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George Mason vs Monmouth

George Mason 71, Monmouth (NJ) 39


BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Ryan Pearson posted his third double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds as George Mason routed Monmouth (N.J.) 71-39 on Tuesday night.

Vertrail Vaughns added 12 points, all coming from beyond the arc, for the Patriots, who hit 8 of 11 3-pointers.

George Mason (2-1) bounced back from a 79-76 overtime loss to Florida International by taking an 8-0 lead in the consolation round of the 2011 Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off.

After the Patriots pushed ahead 24-12 at the 8:56 mark, the Hawks put together a 5-0 spurt on three points from Andrew Nicholas and Mike Myers Keitt's drive down the lane to make it 24-17 with 5:04 left.

George Mason answered with a 12-0 run and ended the half on a 16-4 spurt to take a 40-21 lead at the break.

Ed Waite tallied 12 rebounds and nine points to lead Monmouth (0-3).

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George Mason Patriots
R. Pearson, F257-110-0121116
M. Morrison, F192-55-76129
B. Allen, G292-50-02204
V. Vaughns, G264-100-020312
S. Wright, G153-42-42119
V. Gray242-92-20146
E. Copes213-50-06016
C. Edwards210-10-03510
J. Arledge152-42-24247
B. Lewis30-00-00000
J. Baird21-10-00102
Totals 26-5511-1543141771
Monmouth Hawks
E. Waite, F303-73-612229
M. Myers Keitt, F232-51-21026
P. Wait, C290-50-03040
J. Steele, G352-90-04215
D. Nesmith, G282-110-02104
W. Campbell172-81-23016
A. Nicholas151-71-23043
M. Harris121-30-01022
M. DiLeo101-32-30014
A. Tillotson10-00-00000
Totals 14-588-153351739
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