William & Mary vs George Mason

George Mason 70, William &, Mary 56


FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Andre Cornelius scored 20 points off the bench to help George Mason beat William & Mary 70-56 on Monday in the return to Colonial Athletic Association play for both teams.

Mike Morrison scored 14 points and Ryan Pearson added 11 points for the Patriots (10-4, 2-0), winners of three straight. The Patriots trailed the two-win Tribe by 10 points midway through the first half and were down 29-22 with less than three minutes remaining before intermission. Cornelius drilled two of his five 3-pointers and scored eight points during a closing 10-2 run as George Mason led 32-31 at halftime.

The momentum continued in the second half as another Cornelius bucket capped the run. The Tribe (2-12, 0-2) committed four of their 18 turnovers in decisive stretch. The Patriots held the Tribe without a point for over six minutes after halftime and without a field goal for the opening 8:04.

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William & Mary Tribe
Q. McDowell, F343-100-02217
T. Rusthoven, F235-71-241511
M. Thornton, G337-135-610223
M. Rum, G301-30-010112
K. Brown, G260-30-24000
B. Britt191-40-00312
F. Heldring173-40-03047
T. Schalk131-10-03112
J. Boatner51-20-00002
Totals 22-476-102881556
George Mason Patriots
M. Morrison, F324-66-862114
R. Pearson, F225-91-342311
B. Allen, G293-43-426010
V. Vaughns, G242-40-01206
S. Wright, G220-43-41133
A. Cornelius207-101-131020
J. Arledge151-50-02222
C. Edwards141-20-01212
E. Copes111-20-01032
V. Gray110-20-01010
Totals 24-4814-2024181470
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Will. & Mary0-06-3115
J. Madison0-03-8344
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