George Mason vs Drexel

George Mason 68, Drexel 62

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Vertrail Vaughns scored a season-high 14 points as George Mason rallied from an eight-point deficit and held on to defeat Drexel 68-62 Thursday night, splitting the season series.

The Patriots (15-10, 8-5 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 32-24 with 15:46 remaining, but chipped away to pull in front briefly at 43-42.

After four more lead changes and five ties, George Mason took the lead for good at 58-56 on Corey Edwards' 3-pointer with 1:57 left.

The Patriots hit 8 of 10 free throws in the final 48 seconds, with Edwards 4 of 4 for 10 points and Wright 3 of 4 for 11 points.

Erik Copes added 12 points for George Mason, which outshot Drexel 47.8 percent (22 of 46) to 37.5 percent (21 of 56) and outrebounded the Dragons 37-28.

Damion Lee and Derrick Thomas scored 16 apiece for Drexel (10-15, 6-7), which beat the Patriots 58-54 on Jan. 31.

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Scoreboard
George Mason (15-10) «224668
Drexel (10-15)263662

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George Mason Patriots
E. Copes, F335-82-580212
J. Arledge, F302-44-46248
B. Allen, G302-62-24426
C. Edwards, G282-54-423110
S. Wright, G224-93-421311
M. Gujanicic180-00-12120
V. Vaughns184-94-420214
V. Gray153-40-11027
P. Holloway60-10-00000
Totals 22-4619-2537111868
 47.8%76% 
Drexel Dragons
D. Ruffin, F342-63-45047
D. McCoy, F301-41-112143
F. Massenat, G394-161-214213
D. Thomas, G386-151-153116
D. Lee, G335-105-520416
K. Abif161-10-12042
T. Allen92-40-01225
A. Younger10-00-00000
Totals 21-5611-1428102162
 37.5%78.6% 
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
NW 59 Final
OHST 69
WISC 53 Final
MINN 58
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
COLO 71
GONZ 77 Final
STMA 60