|Men's Basketball Blasts Blue Hens, 89-63|
FAIRFAX, Va. - With an
explosive start to its three-game homestand, the George Mason men's basketball
team scored quickly and cruised to a 89-63 Colonial Athletic Association
victory on Wednesday night at the Patriot Center. Mason's win keeps the
Patriots atop the conference standings at 6-1 (14-5 overall), while the Blue
Hens dropped to 3-4 in the CAA and 7-10 overall.
A pair of
Mason seniors led the way, as Ryan Pearson posted his seventh double-double of
the season with game-highs of 24 points and 10 rebounds. Classmate Mike
Morrison added 17 points and seven rebounds while sophomore Bryon Allen chipped
in 12. Mason out-shot the Blue Hens by a 54.4-to-36.7 percent margin and turned
UD over 16 times, compared to eight turnovers for the Patriots. Devon Saddler
led the Blue Hens with 21 points.