Scores

Final

Creighton 72

(2-0, 1-0 away)

George Mason 52

(1-2, 1-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 22, 2005

    Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia

    1 2 T
    CREI 36 3672
    GMU 26 2652

    Top Performers

    Creighton: J. Mathies 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    George Mason: J. Lewis 7 Pts, 17 Reb, 2 Stl

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CREI
    GMU
    Points 72 52
    FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 16-55 (.291)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 4-18 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-25 (.720) 16-29 (.552)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 0

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