Scores

Final

Northeastern 52

(14-17, 9-9 CAA)

George Mason 63

(21-10, 12-6 CAA)

    8:00 PM ET, March 8, 2008

    Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia

    1 2 T
    NE 20 3252
    GMU 33 3063

    Top Performers

    Northeastern: C. Allen 11 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    George Mason: W. Thomas 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    George Mason 63, Northeastern 52

    Associated Press

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Folarin Campbell scored 20 points and hit 7 of 8 free throws in the final 1:09 Saturday night as George Mason preserved a 63-52 victory against Northeastern in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.

    The third-seeded Patriots (21-10) moved on to a meeting with second-seeded North Carolina-Wilmington in the semifinals on Sunday at the Richmond Coliseum.

    Northeastern finished 14-17.

    George Mason used a 14-2 run over 7:42 of the first half to take a 23-13 lead. The Patriots led 33-20 at the intermission and the Huskies never got closer than five.

    Will Thomas added 17 points and eight rebounds for George Mason, which dominated the boards 32-19. The Patriots shot nearly 55 percent, 60 percent in the second half.

    Chaisson Allen and Eugene Spates led the Huskies with 11 points each, and Manny Adako and Matt Janning each scored 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NE
    GMU
    Points 52 63
    FG Made-Attempted 14-39 (.359) 23-42 (.548)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 0-6 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-27 (.741) 17-24 (.708)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 17

    2007-08 Season

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