Scores

Final

Delaware 55

(9-13, 3-7 CAA)

George Mason 78

(15-5, 8-2 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 27, 2009

    Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia

    1 2 T
    DEL 35 2055
    GMU 37 4178

    Top Performers

    Delaware: M. Egerson 20 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    George Mason: C. Long 11 Pts, 10 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

    George Mason 78, Delaware 55

    Associated Press

    FAIRFAX, Va. -- Dre Smith and Michael Morrison scored 14 points apiece as George Mason halted its first losing streak of the season with a 78-55 win over Delaware on Tuesday night.

    The Patriots (15-5, 8-2 Colonial Athletic Association) overcame a slow start to end a two-game skid. George Mason took a 37-35 halftime advantage, then used a 20-4 run to open the second half and cruise to its 11th straight win at home.

    The Patriots played their second game without second-leading scorer John Vaughan, who is expected to return later this week after suffering a concussion Jan. 21 at Northeastern.

    Marc Egerson had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Hens (9-13, 3-7).

    Cam Long recorded his first career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds as George Mason out-rebounded Delaware 47-29 and held the Blue Hens to 37.9 percent shooting (22 of 58).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DEL
    GMU
    Points 55 78
    FG Made-Attempted 22-58 (.379) 32-67 (.478)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-28 (.250) 4-16 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 23

    2008-09 Season

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