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Justin Kier leads George Mason over Saint Joseph's 85-60

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Justin Kier had 18 points, five assists and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead George Mason to an 85-60 victory over Saint Joseph's on Thursday night in the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both teams.

Kier made four 3-pointers and collected his third double-double of the season for George Mason (7-7, 1-0), which has won three of its last four games including a 59-58 loss at Kansas State on Dec. 29.

Otis Livingston II added 17 points, Ian Boyd had 15 and Goanar Mar 13, and each made three 3-pointers for the Patriots.

Lamarr Kimble and Charlie Brown Jr. scored 17 points apiece to lead Saint Joseph's (7-6, 0-1).

The game was tied at 46 with 14:13 remaining before George Mason pulled away with a 20-9 run for a 20-point lead with about five minutes left.

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Key Players
O. Livingston II
L. Kimble
36.4 Min. Per Game 36.4
17.4 Pts. Per Game 17.4
2.6 Ast. Per Game 2.6
3.8 Reb. Per Game 3.8
42.0 Field Goal % 42.1
32.5 Three Point % 27.4
86.7 Free Throw % 78.0
+ 2 Jared Bynum made reverse layup 4.0
  Defensive rebound by Saint Joseph's 16.0
  AJ Wilson missed reverse layup, blocked by Lorenzo Edwards 18.0
  Defensive rebound by Justin Kier 47.0
  Chris Clover missed 3-pt. jump shot 49.0
+ 3 Otis Livingston II made 3-pt. jump shot 1:00
  Defensive rebound by Justin Kier 1:23
  Lamarr Kimble missed 2nd of 2 free throws 1:23
  Turnover on Goanar Mar 1:23
+ 1 Lamarr Kimble made 1st of 2 free throws 1:23
  Personal foul on AJ Wilson 1:23
Team Stats
Points 85 60
Field Goals 32-74 (43.2%) 18-52 (34.6%)
3-Pointers 15-28 (53.6%) 7-30 (23.3%)
Free Throws 6-8 (75.0%) 17-22 (77.3%)
Total Rebounds 43 35
Offensive 13 6
Defensive 25 25
Team 5 4
Assists 19 9
Steals 7 2
Blocks 4 9
Turnovers 7 13
Fouls 15 12
Technicals 0 0
18 PTS, 14 REB, 5 AST
17 PTS, 3 REB, 3 AST
12T
away team logo George Mason 7-7 345185
home team logo Saint Joseph's 7-6 342660
Team Stats
away team logo George Mason 7-7 71.3 PPG 37.5 RPG 11.9 APG
home team logo Saint Joseph's 7-6 69.7 PPG 37.6 RPG 11.8 APG
Key Players
1
J. Kier G 14.5 PPG 6.6 RPG 2.3 APG 48.6 FG%
2
C. Brown F 19.9 PPG 5.7 RPG 1.4 APG 43.9 FG%
Top Scorers
J. Kier G 18 PTS 14 REB 5 AST
C. Brown F 17 PTS 4 REB 1 AST
43.2 FG% 34.6
53.6 3PT FG% 23.3
75.0 FT% 77.3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Kier 18 14 5 7/12 4/6 0/0 1 35 1 0 0 2 12
O. Livingston II 17 2 7 7/18 3/6 0/0 2 34 0 0 1 1 1
G. Mar 13 5 0 5/9 3/4 0/0 3 34 3 1 2 4 1
J. Greene 7 10 4 2/6 1/3 2/2 3 30 3 1 2 1 9
J. Reuter 0 3 2 0/7 0/0 0/0 1 13 0 1 2 2 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Kier 18 14 5 7/12 4/6 0/0 1 35 1 0 0 2 12
O. Livingston II 17 2 7 7/18 3/6 0/0 2 34 0 0 1 1 1
G. Mar 13 5 0 5/9 3/4 0/0 3 34 3 1 2 4 1
J. Greene 7 10 4 2/6 1/3 2/2 3 30 3 1 2 1 9
J. Reuter 0 3 2 0/7 0/0 0/0 1 13 0 1 2 2 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
I. Boyd 15 1 0 4/9 3/7 4/5 1 15 0 0 0 0 1
G. Calixte 10 2 0 5/7 0/0 0/1 1 19 0 0 0 2 0
J. Hartwell II 3 0 0 1/2 1/2 0/0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0
A. Wilson 2 1 1 1/4 0/0 0/0 2 12 0 1 0 1 0
J. Tempchin 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
N. DiClementi 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. Grayer - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Z. Garrett - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Miller - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Douglas-Stanley - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Samuels - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 85 38 19 32/74 15/28 6/8 15 200 7 4 7 13 25
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Kimble 17 3 3 6/13 3/6 2/4 2 36 2 0 3 1 2
C. Brown 17 4 1 5/13 1/6 6/6 2 36 0 0 3 2 2
A. Longpre 10 4 0 3/8 3/7 1/2 1 21 0 2 0 0 4
J. Bynum 9 5 3 2/5 0/2 5/6 1 33 0 0 2 1 4
T. Funk 2 5 1 1/4 0/3 0/0 3 25 0 0 1 0 5
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Kimble 17 3 3 6/13 3/6 2/4 2 36 2 0 3 1 2
C. Brown 17 4 1 5/13 1/6 6/6 2 36 0 0 3 2 2
A. Longpre 10 4 0 3/8 3/7 1/2 1 21 0 2 0 0 4
J. Bynum 9 5 3 2/5 0/2 5/6 1 33 0 0 2 1 4
T. Funk 2 5 1 1/4 0/3 0/0 3 25 0 0 1 0 5
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Clover 5 3 0 1/4 0/2 3/4 1 16 0 0 2 1 2
M. Lodge 0 3 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 14 0 3 0 0 3
P. Oliva 0 1 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 7 0 0 1 0 1
L. Edwards 0 3 1 0/4 0/3 0/0 1 12 0 4 1 1 2
T. Freeman 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
T. Holston - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Daly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Muggeo - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 60 31 9 18/52 7/30 17/22 12 201 2 9 13 6 25