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.
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.
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