Scores

Final

George Mason 89

(13-5, 5-1 CAA)

James Madison 83

(8-9, 1-5 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 14, 2012

    JMU Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia

    1 2 T
    GMU 45 4489
    JMU 30 5383

    Top Performers

    George Mason: S. Wright 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    James Madison: D. Moore 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

    George Mason 89, James Madison 83

    Associated Press

    HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Vaughn Gray and Ryan Pearson scored 19 points apiece to lead George Mason past James Madison 89-83 Saturday.

    Sherrod Wright scored 15 for George Mason while Jonathan Arledge and Mike Morrison added 12 apiece for the Patriots, who shot 57.8 percent (26 of 45) from the field.

    George Mason (13-5, 5-1 Colonial Athletic Association) opened the game on an 18-9 run and pushed that advantage to 21, 43-22, en route to a 45-30 halftime lead.

    The Patriots led by as many as 24 in the second half before James Madison fought back to within 10, 82-73, with less than two minutes to play.

    George Mason held the Dukes to 9 of 31 shooting in the first half and 6 of 21 from 3-point range.

    Humpty Hitchens and Devon Moore led James Madison with 19 apiece and A.J. Davis added 17 but the Dukes' (8-9, 1-5) bench only contributed 11 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GMU
    JMU
    Points 89 83
    FG Made-Attempted 26-45 (.578) 25-65 (.385)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 33-48 (.688) 27-41 (.659)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 31 (0/0) 32 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 24 0

    2011-12 Season

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