Scores

Final

George Mason 51

(12-8, 5-3 CAA)

Northeastern 71

(13-7, 8-0 CAA)

8:00 PM ET, January 27, 2013

Matthews Arena, Boston, Massachusetts

1 2 T
GMU 21 3051
NE 29 4271

Top Performers

George Mason: V. Vaughns 13 Pts, 1 Reb

Northeastern: Q. Ford 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Northeastern 71, George Mason 51

Associated Press

BOSTON -- Quincy Ford and Joel Smith scored 15 points apiece and Northeastern defeated George Mason 71-51 Sunday night to take a three-game lead in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Reggie Spencer scored 14 points and Dinko Marshavelski added 11 points for the Huskies (13-7, 8-0), who have won eight in a row and nine of their last 10. One of those wins was at George Mason on Jan. 3, 84-74.

Northeastern is off to its best start in CAA play since becoming a member in 2005.

The Huskies, coming off a double-overtime win Wednesday night over William & Mary, shot 57 percent in the second half and 53 percent for the game.

Vertrail Vaughns scored 13 points and Sherrod Wright scored 12 to lead the Patriots (12-8, 5-3), whose three-game winning streak ended. George Mason fell into a second-place tie with James Madison in the CAA.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GMU
NE
Points 51 71
FG Made-Attempted 20-59 (.339) 25-47 (.532)
3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 7-15 (.467)
FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 14-20 (.700)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 20

2012-13 Season

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