George Mason vs VCU

VCU downs George Mason 72-60 behind Tillman's 24 points

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Justin Tillman scored 24 points on 12-of-15 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds and VCU beat George Mason 72-60 on Saturday in its regular-season finale, snapping a two-game skid.

Jordan Burgess scored 11 points and Jonathan Williams 10 for the Rams (24-7, 14-4), who locked up the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament.

Marquise Moore's free throw capped a 9-0 run and the Patriots closed to 44-41 with 13:28 left in the second half. VCU scored eight straight and led 52-41 on Burgess' jumper with 11:26 to go and the Patriots got no closer than nine the rest of the way.

Tillman's dunk amid a 12-0 run put VCU up for good, 7-4, and the Rams led by as many as 12 before taking a 35-25 halftime lead after the Patriots missed all six of their 3-pointers and shot 37 percent from the field.

Moore scored 17 points for the Patriots (19-12, 9-9), who entered tied for sixth place in conference standings.

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George Mason Patriots
J. Jenkins, F334-72-380310
O. Livingston II, G354-113-374111
M. Moore, G345-146-8111217
J. Kier, G331-50-08522
J. Grayer, G192-51-23045
I. Boyd224-82-211210
K. Newman131-20-01002
D. Relvao71-10-01012
D. Abram20-00-00000
K. Murrell10-00-00000
M. Tate10-01-21101
Totals 22-5315-2041121560
 41.5%75% 
VCU Rams
M. Alie-Cox, F303-50-04316
J. Tillman, F2812-150-2110124
J. Burgess, G265-120-062111
J. Lewis, G250-41-22951
D. Brooks, G201-60-03243
S. Doughty222-74-42118
J. Williams224-102-423010
A. Hamdy102-20-14014
M. Crowfield91-30-00013
D. Jenkins71-30-00022
T. Burston10-10-00000
M. Fraser00-00-00000
Totals 31-687-1335201772
 45.6%53.8% 
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Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266
 
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