UNC-Wilmington vs George Mason

George Mason 67, N.C.-Wilmington 61


FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Ryan Pearson finished with 20 points and 12 rebounds as George Mason built a 12-point second-half lead and held on for a 67-61 win over UNC Wilmington on Monday night.

Bryon Allen added 17 points, including 13 in the second half, and Mike Morrison grabbed 10 rebounds for the first-place Patriots (16-5, 8-1 Colonial Athletic Association), who won for the ninth time in 10 games.

Reserve KK Simmons led the Seahawks (8-11, 4-5) with 18 points.

Leading by one, George Mason scored the first nine points of the second half and eventually led 40-28 with just under 16 minutes left.

The Seahawks countered with a 12-2 run to get to 44-43, but missed on their next two trips and then Allen converted a three-point play.

After the Patriots built a 60-49 lead, the Seahawks got within five on Cedrick Williams' jumper with 1:10 left, but could get no closer.

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UNC-Wilmington Seahawks
K. Rendleman, F333-91-18047
C. Williams, F293-70-09346
F. Jackson, G293-30-06207
A. Smith, G265-162-220215
D. Morales, G201-40-31022
K. Simmons226-153-422018
T. Milson181-60-02413
M. Wilson120-00-13020
N. Anderson61-20-01023
T. Deloach50-20-01010
Totals 23-646-1139111861
George Mason Patriots
R. Pearson, F358-174-6120120
M. Morrison, F282-42-810336
A. Cornelius, G302-84-46319
B. Allen, G277-103-320217
V. Vaughns, G161-70-03222
S. Wright292-30-05224
J. Arledge143-73-45029
C. Edwards130-10-01100
V. Gray50-10-00000
P. Bennett30-00-00000
Totals 25-5816-2544111367
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
J. Madison11-721-11103
Will. & Mary11-720-1167
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