Scores

Final

Monmouth 39

(0-3, 0-2 away)

George Mason 71

(2-1, 1-0 home)

Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

8:30 PM ET, November 15, 2011

Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Virginia

1 2 T
MONM 21 1839
GMU 40 3171

Top Performers

Monmouth: E. Waite 9 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

George Mason: R. Pearson 16 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

George Mason 71, Monmouth (NJ) 39

Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Ryan Pearson posted his third double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds as George Mason routed Monmouth (N.J.) 71-39 on Tuesday night.

Vertrail Vaughns added 12 points, all coming from beyond the arc, for the Patriots, who hit 8 of 11 3-pointers.

George Mason (2-1) bounced back from a 79-76 overtime loss to Florida International by taking an 8-0 lead in the consolation round of the 2011 Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off.

After the Patriots pushed ahead 24-12 at the 8:56 mark, the Hawks put together a 5-0 spurt on three points from Andrew Nicholas and Mike Myers Keitt's drive down the lane to make it 24-17 with 5:04 left.

George Mason answered with a 12-0 run and ended the half on a 16-4 spurt to take a 40-21 lead at the break.

Ed Waite tallied 12 rebounds and nine points to lead Monmouth (0-3).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MONM
GMU
Points 39 71
FG Made-Attempted 14-58 (.241) 26-55 (.473)
3P Made-Attempted 3-17 (.176) 8-19 (.421)
FT Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 11-15 (.733)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 32

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