Scores

Final

George Mason 68

(15-10, 8-5 CAA)

Drexel 62

(10-15, 6-7 CAA)

    Coverage: CCSN

    7:00 PM ET, February 14, 2013

    Daskalakis Athletic Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    GMU 22 4668
    DREX 26 3662

    Top Performers

    George Mason: E. Copes 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Blk

    Drexel: D. Thomas 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    George Mason 68, Drexel 62

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Vertrail Vaughns scored a season-high 14 points as George Mason rallied from an eight-point deficit and held on to defeat Drexel 68-62 Thursday night, splitting the season series.

    The Patriots (15-10, 8-5 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 32-24 with 15:46 remaining, but chipped away to pull in front briefly at 43-42.

    After four more lead changes and five ties, George Mason took the lead for good at 58-56 on Corey Edwards' 3-pointer with 1:57 left.

    The Patriots hit 8 of 10 free throws in the final 48 seconds, with Edwards 4 of 4 for 10 points and Wright 3 of 4 for 11 points.

    Erik Copes added 12 points for George Mason, which outshot Drexel 47.8 percent (22 of 46) to 37.5 percent (21 of 56) and outrebounded the Dragons 37-28.

    Damion Lee and Derrick Thomas scored 16 apiece for Drexel (10-15, 6-7), which beat the Patriots 58-54 on Jan. 31.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GMU
    DREX
    Points 68 62
    FG Made-Attempted 22-46 (.478) 21-56 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 9-27 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-25 (.760) 11-14 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 8

    2012-13 Season

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