Scores

Final

George Mason 65

(12-4, 6-1 CAA)

James Madison 43

(3-11, 0-6 CAA)

7:00 PM ET, January 14, 2006

JMU Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia

1 2 T
GMU 22 4365
JMU 21 2243

Top Performers

George Mason: J. Lewis 15 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

James Madison: J. James 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

George Mason 65, James Madison 43

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -- Tony Skinn scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half as George Mason broke open a close game after halftime for a 65-43 win over James Madison Saturday night.

The Patriots (12-4, 6-1 Colonial Athletic Association) shot just 29.6 percent in the first half to James Madison's 34.6 percent to led 22-21 at halftime.

But George Mason started the second half with a 12-0 run and never let up, leading by as many as 23. The Patriots shot 58.6 percent after halftime.

Jai Lewis had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Patriots, who outrebounded the Dukes 41-29. Lamar Butler added 10 points.

Juwann James had 10 points for James Madison (3-11, 0-6), the only player to score in double digits.

Butler had a 3-pointer and two free throws as George Mason went up 5-0 in the first minute of play. James Madison tied it four times before the Patriots took a 22-21 lead off Skinn's layup with 1:02 to go in the first half. Neither team scored again before the break.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GMU
JMU
Points 65 43
FG Made-Attempted 25-56 (.446) 18-55 (.327)
3P Made-Attempted 3-15 (.200) 2-12 (.167)
FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 5-11 (.455)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 22 0

2005-06 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 14, 2006 GMU 65, @JMU 43Recap
Feb 25, 2006 @GMU 95, JMU 68Recap