George Mason vs Towson

George Mason 77, Towson 67

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Sherrod Wright scored 24 points and Bryon Allen added 16 as George Mason defeated Towson 77-67 Wednesday night for its 20th consecutive victory over the Tigers.

Wright made 14 of 17 free throws for the Patriots (12-7, 5-2 Colonial Athletic Association), who clung to a 69-65 lead with 1:25 remaining. A layup by Allen made it 71-65, and two Wright free throws stretched the lead to 73-65 with 36 seconds left.

George Mason led 41-34 at the half after shooting 50 percent (15 of 30) to Towson's 34.3 percent (12 of 35). The Tigers (10-11, 5-3) were playing their third game in five days.

Rafriel Guthrie scored 18 points for Towson and Jerrelle Benimon had 16, but for the first time in seven games Benimon did not get a double-double, grabbing only eight rebounds. Bilal Dixon had 14 rebounds for Towson, which outrebounded George Mason 44-34.

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Scoreboard
George Mason (12-7) «413677
Towson (10-11)343367

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George Mason Patriots
J. Williams, F264-80-02038
E. Copes, C181-20-04042
S. Wright, G365-1214-1784224
B. Allen, G306-74-516116
C. Edwards, G270-23-51503
M. Gujanicic245-120-292212
V. Vaughns152-40-01024
J. Arledge112-32-23156
P. Holloway70-20-00210
A. Okoloji61-10-02022
Totals 26-5323-3134202277
 49.1%74.2% 
Towson Tigers
J. Benimon, F335-155-983316
M. Damas, F263-81-44247
B. Dixon, C332-52-314036
M. Burwell, G223-62-26049
J. Hairston, G200-60-00140
R. Guthrie288-151-251218
K. Walden212-61-12126
T. Parker-Rivera161-33-32035
J. Flash10-00-00000
Totals 24-6415-244482567
 37.5%62.5% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
Other games
PSU 49 Final
IND 72
BUTL 53 Final
LAS 54
DUKE 63 Final
MIAMI 90
FLA 64 Final
UGA 47
CSU 61 Final
NMEX 66
CREI 69 Final
DRKE 74
WICH 62 Final
MOST 52
MINN 48 Final
NW 55
WSU 61 Final
ORE 68