Manhattan vs George Mason

George Mason 81, Manhattan 61

  •  

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Ryan Pearson had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Mike Morrison added 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead George Mason to an 81-61 win over Manhattan on Friday night, breaking the Jaspers' five-game winning streak.

Pearson, the Patriots' leading scorer, hit two free throws just before halftime to give George Mason (8-4) a two-point lead, 27-25, at the half despite missing 8 of 19 free throws.

Just three points shy of a career-high, Pearson scored 17 points in the second half, including 10 in the first 7:10, to help give George Mason a 46-38 lead.

The Patriots extended their lead to 57-42 with 8:18 remaining on a dunk by Morrison and two 3-pointers by Vertrail Vaughns, who added 13 points.

Manhattan (8-5), which averaged a margin of nearly 21 points in its longest winning streak in nearly five years, was led by George Beamon's 18.

The Jaspers committed 22 turnovers.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Manhattan (8-5)253661
George Mason (8-4) «275481

Related Video

 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Manhattan Jaspers
E. Andujar, F264-80-05139
R. Colonette, F190-32-28142
G. Beamon, G356-106-792418
M. Alvarado, G332-75-611210
D. Anderson, G20-10-01000
L. McCabe-Moran231-82-24225
K. Brutus222-102-21037
R. Brown181-51-22053
D. Kates90-32-22002
R. McCoy82-30-00125
K. Laue30-00-01010
D. Coulibaly10-10-01010
M. Koita10-00-00000
Totals 18-5920-233882761
 30.5%87% 
George Mason Patriots
M. Morrison, F304-68-10114216
R. Pearson, F249-146-10101325
S. Wright, G332-51-25025
V. Vaughns, G295-100-031213
B. Allen, G264-72-216410
A. Cornelius182-50-22125
C. Edwards141-21-40223
E. Copes130-10-10130
J. Arledge111-11-43023
V. Gray20-01-20001
Totals 28-5120-3738162281
 54.9%54.1% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth17-328-852
Iona16-422-1177
Siena13-721-13104
Fairfield12-819-14142
St. Peters12-814-16208
Manhattan9-1113-18228
Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
Niagara5-157-25316
Marist4-167-23318

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.14-425-846
Hofstra14-424-1054
J. Madison11-721-11103
Will. & Mary11-720-1167
Towson11-720-12150
Northeastern9-918-15109
Charleston8-1017-14135
Elon7-1116-16160
Drexel3-156-25247
Delaware2-167-23274
 
Other games
California 68 Final
UNLV 85
MS Val St 45 Final
Wisc 79
WKY 60 Final
Louisville 70
Wagner 59 Final
PITT 54
Baylor 83 Final
W Virg 81
XAV 82 Final
Hawaii 84