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VCU controls George Mason in 73-64 A-10 opening win

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) JeQuan Lewis scored a season high 26 points and Mo Alie-Cox had 14 points and nine rebounds sending VCU to a 73-64 win against George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both teams Friday night.

The Rams led 36-35 at halftime and never trailed after the break. Ian Boyd's jumper brought the Patriots to within 49-45 with 13:05 to play, and he made one of two free throws six minutes later to make 59-55, but they couldn't get closer.

Lewis' had a layup off a steal, Tillman had a free throw and Williams' jumper gave put VCU out front 17-7 early before the Patriots used a 13-6 run cutting the lead to three on Jaire Grayer's 3 with 7:30 left before the break.

Jalen Jenkins scored 12 for George Mason (10-4) and Grayer, Otis Livingston II, and Marquise Moore all scored 10 apiece.

VCU (11-3) had a 42-31 rebounding edge and scored 46 interior points. Justin Tillman collared 11 boards for the Rams.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo VCU 363773
home team logo George Mason 352964
Team Stats
away team logo VCU 19-6 70.8 PPG 40 RPG 13.4 APG
home team logo George Mason 15-11 71.3 PPG 37.5 RPG 11.9 APG
Key Players
2
M. Evans 13.4 PPG 3.1 RPG 3.0 APG 40.9 FG%
1
J. Kier 14.5 PPG 6.6 RPG 2.3 APG 48.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB