Scores

Final

George Mason 73

(21-15, 10-8 CAA)

Santa Clara 81

(25-11, 9-7 WCC)

    10:00 PM ET, April 1, 2013

    Leavey Center, Santa Clara, California

    1 2 T
    GMU 31 4273
    SCU 39 4281

    Top Performers

    George Mason: J. Arledge 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Santa Clara: K. Foster 28 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Santa Clara 81, George Mason 73

    Associated Press

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Kevin Foster scored 28 points, Evan Roquemore added 20, and Santa Clara beat George Mason 81-73 on Monday night in Game 1 of the College Basketball Invitational finals.

    Marc Trasolini had 17 points and Raymond Cowles III scored 10 for the Broncos (25-11). Foster shot 7 for 15 from the field, including 5 for 11 on 3-pointers, and 9 for 11 on free throws.

    Jonathan Arledge had 23 points to lead George Mason (21-15). Patrick Holloway scored 17 points and Bryon Allen had 15 points and eight assists.

    Santa Clara shot 44 percent (23 for 52) from the field, including 10 for 24 (42 percent) on 3s.

    Game 2 of the best-of-three series is Wednesday in Fairfax, Va. The Patriots will also host Game 3, if necessary, on Friday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GMU
    SCU
    Points 73 81
    FG Made-Attempted 26-61 (.426) 23-52 (.442)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 10-24 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-20 (.800) 25-30 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 13

    Series

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