Scores

Final

James Madison 68

(18-9, 8-7 CAA)

George Mason 82

(21-5, 13-2 CAA)

5:00 PM ET, February 12, 2011

Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia

1 2 T
JMU 38 3068
GMU 39 4382

Top Performers

James Madison: D. Bowles 12 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast

George Mason: M. Morrison 9 Pts, 9 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Blk

George Mason 82, James Madison 68

Associated Press

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Ryan Pearson scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half and George Mason overcame a 12-point deficit to win its 11th game in a row, beating James Madison 82-68 on Saturday.

The Patriots (21-5, 13-2 Colonial Athletic Association) tied a program record for consecutive victories and moved into sole possession of first place in the conference.

George Mason trailed 21-9, but rallied behind reserve Vertrail Vaughns' three 3-pointers in the first half. The Patriots took a 39-35 lead on a floater by Cam Long with 1:13 remaining in the half.

Pearson hit a 3-pointer and putback off Mike Morrison's miss during a 7-0 run, pushing George Mason's advantage to 58-46 early in the second half. The Dukes pulled no closer than seven points the rest of the way.

Devon Moore and Julius Wells each scored 14 points for the Dukes (18-9, 8-7), who have lost three of their last four games.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JMU
GMU
Points 68 82
FG Made-Attempted 23-64 (.359) 27-58 (.466)
3P Made-Attempted 6-22 (.273) 5-14 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 16-18 (.889) 23-30 (.767)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 16

2010-11 Season

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Jan 22, 2011 GMU 75, @JMU 73Recap
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