George Mason vs Towson

George Mason 65, Towson 53


TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Ryan Pearson and Mike Morrison scored 14 points each as all five George Mason starters scored in double figures in a 65-53 Colonial Athletic Association victory over winless Towson on Saturday night.

Vertrail Vaughns scored 12 points, Sherrod Wright 11 and Bryon Allen 10 for the Patriots (6-2, 1-0), who opened a 19-5 lead with 5:22 elapsed and never trailed.

The Tigers (0-7) trailed 54-41 with 8:51 remaining but came back to cut the deficit to 56-51 at the 3:13 mark on a 3-pointer by Marcus Damas, who finished with 25 points.

George Mason answered with a dunk by Wright, a 3-pointer by Vaughns and two free throws by Allen to push its lead back to double digits at 63-51 with 49 seconds left. All seven of Towson's losses have been by double digits.

The Patriots outrebounded the Tigers 41-26.

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George Mason Patriots
R. Pearson, F323-56-672114
M. Morrison, F317-100-183314
B. Allen, G393-123-473010
S. Wright, G375-80-052011
V. Vaughns, G204-93-311412
P. Bennett170-30-10000
J. Arledge90-32-23042
E. Copes61-40-05022
V. Gray60-10-01000
B. Lewis20-00-00000
Totals 23-5514-1741111465
Towson Tigers
M. Damas, F389-143-351325
D. Jones, F363-62-22119
R. Nwankwo, F320-61-47021
J. Pressley, F140-20-02030
K. Walden, G293-90-02237
E. Gumbs311-63-45125
W. Adams152-50-01036
J. Flash50-00-01000
D. Cook10-00-00000
Totals 18-489-132651753
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
J. Madison7-1110-23256
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