Scores

Final

George Mason 73

(8-6, 1-1 CAA)

William & Mary 66

(7-6, 1-1 CAA)

    2:00 PM ET, January 5, 2013

    Kaplan Arena, Williamsburg, Virginia

    1 2 T
    GMU 33 4073
    W&M 37 2966

    Top Performers

    George Mason: S. Wright 28 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    William & Mary: T. Rusthoven 19 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast

    George Mason 73, William &, Mary 66

    Associated Press

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Sherrod Wright scored a career-high 28 points as George Mason rallied in the second half to beat William & Mary 73-66 Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association matchup.

    Corey Edwards added 10 points for the Patriots (8-6, 1-1).

    Trailing at halftime 37-33, George Mason opened the second half on a 12-6 run to take a 45-43 lead with 12:30 left to play. Wright's steal and fast-break layup capped the run for the Patriots.

    George Mason shot 59.1 percent (13 for 22) in the second half.

    After Brandon Bitt's 3-pointer tied the game at 61 with 3:04 remaining, two three-point plays by Johnny Williams and Wright helped push the Patriots ahead 68-61 with 1:54 remaining.

    Corey Edwards and Jonathan Arledge made five free throws for George Mason in the final minute to seal the victory.

    Tim Rusthoven led William & Mary (7-6, 1-1) with 19 points and 11 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GMU
    W&M
    Points 73 66
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 24-52 (.462)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-24 (.708) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 6

    2012-13 Season

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