NORFOLK, Va. -- Jonathan Arledge led five George Mason scorers in double figures with 21 points as the Patriots handed Old Dominion its 10th consecutive loss 85-74 Monday night in Colonial Athletic Association action.
The win was George Mason's fifth straight in the rivalry, played for the final time with both teams as CAA members -- Old Dominion is leaving for Conference USA at season's end.
The win gives George Mason a season sweep of the Monarchs (2-20, 0-10) following a 71-46 victory on Jan. 10. Old Dominion held the Patriots' leading scorer, Sherrod Wright, to one point in the team's first meeting and kept him to nine points Monday.
DeShawn Painter led the Monarchs with 14 points.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
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