Scores

Final

George Mason 57

(15-8, 10-2 CAA)

Georgia State 61

(10-14, 4-8 CAA)

7:00 PM ET, February 3, 2010

GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

1 2 T
GMU 27 3057
GAST 22 3961

Top Performers

George Mason: R. Pearson 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

Georgia State: J. Ali 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

Georgia St. 61, George Mason 57

Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Jihad Ali scored 22 points to lead Georgia State to a 61-57 victory over George Mason on Wednesday night, breaking the Panthers' three-game losing streak.

Ali's second 3-pointer in 4 minutes gave Georgia State (10-14, 4-8 Colonial Athletic Association) a 58-57 lead with 48 seconds left and the Panthers sealed the game at the free throw line.

George Mason (15-8, 10-2) didn't score after Mike Morrison's layup gave the Patriots a 57-53 lead with 2:52 to play to snap a seven-game winning streak. They went 0-for-5 from the field in the final 2:08.

Georgia State's Joe Dukes hit two free throws with 2:37 left to cut the deficit to 57-55.

Ali was 9-for-13 from the field and hit both of his 3-pointers in the final 4:28. Dukes finished with 10 points and 10 assists.

Ryan Pearson led George Mason with 13 points and eight rebounds and Luke Hancock added 10 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GMU
GAST
Points 57 61
FG Made-Attempted 24-56 (.429) 21-52 (.404)
3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 3-8 (.375)
FT Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 16-21 (.762)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 4

2009-10 Season

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