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Creighton 72, George Mason 52

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Nate Funk, Johnny Mathies and Nick Porter
each had 12 points as Creighton beat George Mason 72-52 Tuesday
night in the first-ever meeting between the two schools.

Creighton (2-0) scored 26 points off turnovers, with 13 steals.
The Bluejays held the Patriots (1-2) to 29.1 percent shooting on
the night.

Tony Skinn and Folarin Campbell each had 14 points for the
Patriots. Jai Lewis had a career-high 17 rebounds.

Creighton's bench outscored George Mason's 32-6, helped by
Porter's 12 and 8 points from Dustin Sitzmann.

Creighton took the lead early in the first half and never looked
back. The Patriots were held scoreless for the last 1:46.