Mississippi St. 63, George Mason 61

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Jamont Gordon scored 16 points on
Friday to lead Mississippi State to a 63-61 win over George Mason.

George Mason (7-4) led 32-25 at halftime before allowing the
Bulldogs to come back.

Wesley Morgan's putback with 38 seconds remaining gave
Mississippi State the lead for good.

Reginald Delk added 15 points for Mississippi State (10-3) and
Charles Rhodes and Morgan each had 10.

The Bulldogs shot 42.9 percent from the floor and held George
Mason to 38.8 percent.

Folarin Campbell led George Mason with 21 points, Jai Lewis
scored 11 and Will Thomas added 10.