Reuter has 24 points, George Mason takes 78-63 win over NCCU
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Jarred Reuter scored 24 points to lead George Mason to its second straight win, a 78-63 victory over North Carolina Central in a campus game of the Emerald Coast Classic Tournament on Tuesday night.
George Mason (2-3) opened the season with three consecutive losses before topping Southern 69-65 on Saturday.
George Mason gets first victory, tops winless Southern 69-65
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 17 points and George Mason converted six of eight free throw attempts in the final two minutes to hold off Southern and earn a 69-65 victory, its first of the season, in a campus game of the Emerald Coast Classic tournament on Saturday afternoon.
George Mason built a 12-point lead through the first half. While the Jaguars rallied, they never got closer than four points in the second half.
Nelson lifts American over George Mason 78-75 in OT
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 24 points and his 3-point play with 35 seconds left in overtime helped lift American over George Mason 78-75 Friday night in the Eagles' season opener.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nick Robinson led a balanced attack with 14 points, Taylor Funk had a double-double and fourth-seeded Saint Joseph's pulled away for a 68-49 win over fifth-seeded George Mason on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic-10 Conference Tournament.
Funk had 12 points and 10 rebounds, James Demery had 12 points off the bench and Shavar Newkirk added 13 points for the Hawks (16-15), who face top-seeded and 25th ranked Rhode Island in the semifinals.
George Mason holds off George Washington, wins 72-65
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 14 points, Jaire Grayer added 12 points and 12 rebounds and George Mason held off George Washington for a 72-65 victory on Saturday.
George Mason (11-14, 5-7 Atlantic 10 Conference) has won two of its last three games. George Washington (10-15, 3-9) has lost five of its last six, and is now 0-8 on the road.
Lane leads with 25 points, VCU downs George Mason 84-76
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Khris Lane scored 25 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and VCU notched its third straight win, downing George Mason 84-76 on Saturday.
Lane was 11 of 13 from the field for the Rams (14-8, 6-3 Atlantic 10), who had a 50-27 rebounding edge over George Mason. Justin Tillman scored 18 points with 11 rebounds before fouling out, De'Riante Jenkins added 15 points and Jonathan Williams had 10 points and six assists.
Duquesne edges George Mason in double OT thriller
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Freshman Eric Williams Jr. poured in a career-high 34 points, hitting 9 of 15 from 3-point range, and grabbed 11 rebounds for his third straight double-double and ninth of the season as Duquesne held off George Mason 95-89 in double overtime on Saturday.
Livingston, Grayer combine for 51; George Mason wins 86-81
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 26 points, Jaire Grayer had a career-high 25 and George Mason beat Saint Louis 86-81 on Saturday.
Livingston snapped a tie with six consecutive points to give the Patriots (9-9, 3-2 Atlantic 10) an 83-77 lead with a minute to go. Davell Roby responded with a 3-pointer and the Billikens (8-10, 1-4) used their pressure to get a turnover but Saint Louis missed three final 3-point attempts.
Livingston drills buzzer-beater in George Mason’s 91-79 win
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II drilled a 25-foot buzzer-beater that hit nothing but net and lifted George Mason past Saint Joseph's 81-79 on Wednesday night, foiling a late comeback by the Hawks.
George Mason (8-9, 2-2 Atlantic 10) broke away from the early back-and-forth scrapping with a 14-4 run that opened a 10-point lead and the Patriots led until there were five seconds left in the game.
George Mason slips past Morgan State in 86-79 win
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Justin Kier scored 22 points, including the go-ahead layup late in the second half, and George Mason slipped past Morgan State for an 86-79 win Friday night.
George Mason (6-7) trailed most of the game but stayed close, tying the score at 69 and then at 71-all before edging into its first lead of second half with Kier's layup to make it 73-71 with under 3:39 left.
George Mason uses balance to beat NC Central 77-65
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II was 7-for-10 shooting and scored 17 points to help George Mason to a 77-65 win against North Carolina Central on Saturday.
Raasean Davis scored the first eight points for the Eagles before Jaire Grayer's jumper put George Mason (5-5) ahead for good. Grayer's basket began a 14-7 run and the Patriots led 20-13 after Goanar Mar's jumper. Greg Calixte's tip-in off an offensive rebound extended the lead to 33-22 with 2:17 before halftime.
William & Mary rallies to down George Mason 77-70
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Nathan Knight scored 27 points with seven rebounds and Matt Milon added 22 points and William & Mary pushed its win streak to five with a 77-70 win over George Mason on Wednesday night.
The Tribe (6-2) lost two of its first three games before putting together the win streak. George Mason (4-5) now has lost four of its last five.
Kier’s late FTs gives George Mason 67-65 win over Lafayette
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Justin Kier made two free throws with six seconds remaining to give George Mason a 67-65 win over Lafayette in the season opener on Friday night.
The Leopards failed to get off a shot in the final seconds.
Jaire Grayer led the Patriots, hitting 6 of 11 from the floor for 17 points and grabbing nine rebounds. Kier was 5 of 8 from the floor and made all five free throw attempts for 15 points. Otis Livingston II added 14 points and Goanar Mar had 11.
Moore scores career-best 28; George Mason beats LaSalle
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Marquise Moore scored a career-high 28 points and George Mason rolled to a 95-75 victory over LaSalle on Saturday night.
Moore was 10 of 16 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Jaire Grayer added 22 points and Otis Livingston II 19 for the Patriots (15-8, 5-5 Atlantic 10), who shot 63 percent (31 of 49) from the field and made 10 3-pointers. Jalen Jenkins chipped in 16 points.
Gregg powers St. Bonaventure past George Mason, 82-72
ST BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Denzel Gregg scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as St. Bonaventure handled George Mason, 82-72 in an Atlantic 10 Conference contest Saturday.
Gregg pulled down five of his dozen boards off the offensive glass and the Bonnies collected 15 of their 39 team rebounds on offense. St. Bonaventure collected 16 assists on 30 made baskets and gathered nine steals.
Moore’s 24 helps George Mason past UMass 86-81 in A-10 play
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Marquise Moore scored 24 points, including four free throws in the last half-minute as George Mason rallied for its first Atlantic 10 Conference win this season, beating UMass 86-81 on Wednesday night.
After falling behind in the second half, George Mason (11-4, 1-1) went on a 16-4 run to lead 69-61 on a Jaire Grayer 3-pointer with 5:54 to play. UMass (10-5, 0-2) scored the next seven to regain the lead, but a Grayer 3-point play sparked a 10-0 run for the Patriots.
VCU controls George Mason in 73-64 A-10 opening win
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — JeQuan Lewis scored a season high 26 points and Mo Alie-Cox had 14 points and nine rebounds sending VCU to a 73-64 win against George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both teams Friday night.
The Rams led 36-35 at halftime and never trailed after the break. Ian Boyd's jumper brought the Patriots to within 49-45 with 13:05 to play, and he made one of two free throws six minutes later to make 59-55, but they couldn't get closer.
George Mason cruises by Longwood for eighth straight win
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Marquise Moore scored 17 points, added eight rebounds and George Mason cruised to victory over Longwood 97-60 on Monday night.
Otis Livingston and Jaire Grayer also had 17 points apiece for the Patriots (9-3), who have won eight straight games following a 1-3 start to the season.
George Mason shot 46 percent from the field, hit 10 3-pointers, and finished an efficient 29 of 33 at the free throw line.