Scores

Final

Georgia State 59

(21-11, 11-7 CAA)

George Mason 61

(24-8, 14-4 CAA)

    8:30 PM ET, March 3, 2012

    Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia

    1 2 T
    GAST 30 2959
    GMU 25 3661

    Top Performers

    Georgia State: J. Fields 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    George Mason: M. Morrison 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

    George Mason 61, Georgia St. 59

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Va. -- Bryon Allen's reverse layup with 3.4 seconds remaining broke a 59-all tie and gave third-seeded George Mason a 61-59 victory against Georgia State in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on Saturday night.

    Mike Morrison had 12 points and four blocks and Sherrod Wright scored all 10 of his points in a span of four minutes late in the second half for the Patriots (24-8), who advanced to a rubber game against second-seeded Virginia Commonwealth in the semifinals on Sunday.

    The Panthers (21-11) led most off the way before a 12-3 run gave George Mason a 52-46 lead with 7:24 to play. Georgia State finally drew even again on a steal and layup by James Fields with 33 seconds to go, but Allen's play denied them their first trip to the semifinals.

    Fields scored 15 points and Rashaad Richardson 10 for the Panthers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GAST
    GMU
    Points 59 61
    FG Made-Attempted 19-51 (.373) 26-57 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 2-15 (.133)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-30 (.567) 7-12 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 6

    2011-12 Season

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