Scores

Final

Towson 59

(10-21, 5-13 CAA)

George Mason 71

(20-9, 13-5 CAA)

    8:00 PM ET, February 28, 2009

    Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia

    1 2 T
    TOWS 29 3059
    GMU 35 3671

    Top Performers

    Towson: J. Hairston 19 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    George Mason: D. Monroe 13 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    George Mason 71, Towson 59

    Associated Press

    FAIRFAX, Va. -- Darryl Monroe scored 13 points and had nine rebounds to help George Mason beat Towson 71-59 on Saturday night.

    The Patriots (20-9, 13-5 Colonial Athletic Association) clinched the second seed in the conference tournament.

    George Mason overcame a slow start and used an early second half push to cap off its first undefeated season at Patriot Center, where they went 14-0 this season.

    Dre Smith also had 13 points, Cam Long had 11 and Louis Birdsong added 10 as the Patriots, the defending conference champions, shot 51 percent from the field and won for the fourth time in five games.

    Towson (10-21, 5-13) was led by Junior Hairston, who had 19 points and 12 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TOWS
    GMU
    Points 59 71
    FG Made-Attempted 21-56 (.375) 26-51 (.510)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-25 (.320) 6-14 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 12

    2008-09 Season

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