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Manhattan vs George Mason

George Mason 81, Manhattan 61

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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.

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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-L
Iona17-322-11
Manhattan15-525-8
Quinnipiac14-620-12
Canisius14-621-13
Siena11-920-18
Rider9-1114-17
St. Peters9-1114-17
Marist9-1112-19
Monmouth5-1511-21
Fairfield4-167-25
Niagara3-177-26

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Delaware14-225-10
Towson13-325-11
Will. & Mary10-620-12
Drexel8-816-14
Northeastern7-911-21
Charleston6-1014-18
J. Madison6-1011-20
Hofstra5-1110-23
UNC-Wilm.3-139-23
 
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