GW, George Mason meet in A10 tourney
No. 12 seed George Washington (9-23, 5-14) vs. No. 5 seed George Mason (17-14, 11-7)
Atlantic 10 Conference Tourney Second Round, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Thursday, 1:30 p.m....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Miller had 17 points and nine rebounds and Justin Kier posted 13 points and nine assists as George Mason topped George Washington 81-65 on Saturday.
GW looks to end streak vs George Mason
George Mason (16-14, 10-7) vs. George Washington (8-22, 4-13)
Charles E. Smith Center, Washington; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: George Mason looks to extend George Washington's...
VCU looks to extend streak vs George Mason
VCU (23-6, 14-2) vs. George Mason (16-13, 10-6)
EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: VCU looks for its 11th straight conference win against George...
Goodwin lifts Saint Louis past George Mason 81-71
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Goodwin had a season-high 24 points as Saint Louis beat George Mason 81-71 on Saturday.
Tramaine Isabell had 17 points for Saint Louis (18-11, 9-7 Atlantic 10...
Bess, St. Louis host George Mason
George Mason (16-12, 10-5) vs. Saint Louis (17-11, 8-7)
Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Justin Kier and George Mason will...
George Mason seeks revenge on Richmond
Richmond (12-15, 6-8) vs. George Mason (15-12, 9-5)
EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Richmond goes for the season sweep over George Mason after...
Dunn-Martin carries Duquesne past George Mason 79-78
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Tavian Dunn-Martin had a career-high 22 points as Duquesne narrowly beat George Mason 79-78 on Saturday.
The Dukes overcame a 19-point deficit to make it a close finish....
Kier, George Mason host Duquesne
Duquesne (17-9, 8-5) vs. George Mason (15-11, 9-4)
EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Sincere Carry and Duquesne...
Lofton lifts St. Bonaventure past George Mason 79-56
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Lofton had a season-high 32 points as Saint Bonaventure rolled past George Mason 79-56 on Sunday.
Lofton made 7 of 8 3-pointers. He added seven assists.
Courtney Stockard had 17 points for Saint Bonaventure (11-14, 7-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Dominick Welch added 10 points. Osun Osunniyi had 6 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks for the hosts.
Saint Bonaventure dominated the first half and led 42-25 at the break.
Livingston with 21, George Mason beats UMass 80-75 in OT
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 21 points with five assists and George Mason beat Massachusetts 80-75 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Javon Green sank a 3-pointer early in the extra period to put the Patriots (15-10, 9-3 Atlantic 10 Conference) on top for good, 65-63. UMass got as close as 75-74 on a Carl Pierre 3 with 18 seconds to go but Livingston, Green and Jarred Reuter combined for five free throws in the final seconds to keep George Mason on top.
Greene scores 21 to lift George Mason over La Salle 84-76
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Javon Greene had a career-high 21 points as George Mason defeated La Salle 84-76 on Sunday.
Jarred Reuter had 16 points for George Mason (14-10, 8-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). Otis Livingston II added 14 points. Justin Kier had 13 points and eight rebounds for the hosts.
Pookie Powell had 18 points and six assists for the Explorers (7-15, 5-5), whose four-game win streak came to end. Saul Phiri added 17 points. Isiah Deas and Saul Phiri had 12 points.
George Mason tops George Washington to grab A-10 lead
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 15 points and Justin Kier added his seventh double-double of the season to power George Mason to a 62-55 victory over George Washington on Saturday night.
George Mason scores final 7 points, edges Dayton 67-63
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jarred Reuter scored 14 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds left to seal the win, and a steal on the final play for good measure as George Mason defeated Dayton 67-63 Wednesday night.
The loss was just the second for Dayton on its home court, the other was to then-No. 25 Mississippi State. George Mason continues its best conference start in six seasons since joining the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Livingston’s 3 gives George Mason 71-68 edge over Fordham
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II drained a 3-pointer with one second to go for the win as George Mason rallied in the second half to edge Fordham 71-68 on Saturday night.
George Mason pulls away late to beat UMass 68-63
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Justin Kier scored 22 points, Javon Greene added a career-high 19 points and George Mason beat Massachusetts 68-63 on Wednesday night.
The Patriots (10-8, 4-1 Atlantic 10 Conference) improved to 3-0 on the road in conference play. UMass (7-10, 0-4) has lost six of its last seven games.
Kier was 8 of 12 from the floor and Greene 6-of-11 shooting, and the duo each had eight of George Mason's 35 rebounds. Otis Livingston II chipped in with 12 points and four assists.
Grady with 17, Davidson holds on to beat George Mason 61-56
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Kellan Grady scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds as Davidson held on late to beat George Mason 61-56 on Wednesday night.
Jon Axel Gudmundsson added 13 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five steals for the Wildcats (11-4, 2-0 Atlantic 10 Conference). Luke Frampton had nine points with four rebounds and three steals.
Kier, Livingston lead George Mason past St. Bonaventure
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Justin Kier scored 15 points with 14 rebounds, Otis Livingston II scored 13 and George Mason beat St. Bonaventure 68-53 on Sunday for its first 2-0 start in Atlantic 10 play.
Livingston became the fourth-leading scorer in George Mason (8-7) history, moving past Robert Dykes with 1,647 career points.
Justin Kier leads George Mason over Saint Joseph’s 85-60
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Kier had 18 points, five assists and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead George Mason to an 85-60 victory over Saint Joseph's on Thursday night in the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both teams.
Kier made four 3-pointers and collected his third double-double of the season for George Mason (7-7, 1-0), which has won three of its last four games including a 59-58 loss at Kansas State on Dec. 29.
Livingston leads fast start; George Mason sinks Navy 84-63
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 30 points, Justin Kier scored 12 points with 10 rebounds and George Mason beat Navy 84-63 on Friday night.
Livingston shot 11 of 17 with four 3-pointers and the Patriots (6-6) never trailed. It was Kier's second straight double-double performance.
Livingston moves up Mason’s scoring list in win over JMU
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 21 points, Justin Kier added 16 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high six steals, and George Mason led for the final 14:54 in a 66-53 win over James Madison on Friday night.
Livingston ended the game with 1,582 career points to move up to seventh on the Patriots' all-time scoring list, passing Will Thomas (1,564 points, 2004-08), Rob Rose (1,565, 1982-86) and Andre Gaddy (1,568, 1977-80, 81-82).
Duncan, Lamb each score 19 as Vermont holds off George Mason
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Ernie Duncan and Anthony Lamb scored 19 points apiece to help Vermont hold off George Mason for a 72-67 win Monday night.
Stef Smith added 10 points for Vermont, including two free throws that capped the scoring with six seconds left.
George Mason pulls away late, beats Morgan State 82-75
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored five of his 22 points in the final two minutes to help George Mason pull away and beat Morgan State 82-75 on Wednesday night.
George Mason (3-5) rebounded from double-digit losses to Cincinnati and Baylor in the Emerald Coast Classic in Florida.
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.
Brodeur’s late free throw lifts Penn past George Mason 72-71
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A.J. Brodeur scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and his free throw with 20 seconds left to play allowed Pennsylvania to escape George Mason with a 72-71 season-opening victory on Tuesday night.
It was Penn's first victory over the Patriots in four meetings.
Justin Kier has big-time game with small-town roots
There are not too many levels of separation between George Mason guard Justin Kier and Steph Curry, the NBA All-Star guard with the Golden State Warriors.
Kier grew up in Grottoes, Virginia, a small town of about 2,800 people a few miles outside of Harrisonburg in the Shenandoah Valley. Grottoes is also the hometown of Dell Curry, 53, the father of Steph and the author of his own NBA career from 1986 to 2002.
Livingston scores 29 points, George Mason beats Dayton 85-67
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 29 points and made a career-high seven 3-pointers to lead George Mason to an 85-67 victory over Dayton on Wednesday night.
George Mason (12-14, 6-7 Atlantic 10 Conference) has won three of its last four games since snapping a four-game skid. Dayton (11-14, 5-8) has lost four of its last five.
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.
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.
George Mason rallies to beat Binghamton behind Livingston
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 19 points and made three of his five 3-pointers in a late second-half run to help the Patriots rally for a 69-57 win over Binghamton on Thursday night.
Freshman Goanar Mar scored 16 points, Justin Kier had 13, and George Mason (2-1) held the Bearcats to 26 percent shooting in the second half.
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.
Livingston, Moore lift Geoge Mason over PV A&M 75-59
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston had a career-high 23 points and Marquise Moore had 20 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to lead George Mason to its ninth-straight win, 75-59 over Prairie View A&M on Thursday.
Livingston went 10 of 16 from the floor with two 3-pointers and had six assists. Moore made 7 of 13 shots and 6 of 10 from the line on his birthday. The Patriots (10-3) head into Atlantic 10 play with 10 wins for only the second time since 1983-84.
Livingston scores 22, George Mason beats Bradley 77-66
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 16 of his career-high 22 points in the second half, Marquise Moore had his fourth double-double in six games this season and George Mason pulled away in the second half for a 77-66 win over Bradley on Wednesday.
Livingston made 8 of 13 field goals, Moore finished with 17 points, a season-high 15 rebounds and five assists and freshman guard Justin Kier had eight points and a career-best 10 rebounds.
Wray’s OT dunk lifts Mount St Mary’s over George Mason 78-76
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Chris Wray had 21 points and 10 rebounds and his dunk with a second left in overtime lifted Mount Saint Mary's over George Mason 78-76 on Friday night.
George Mason's Justin Kier hit two free throws to tie it at 76 with 29 seconds left in overtime before Elijah Long stole the ball from him later and Mount Saint Mary's called a timeout. Wray got the dunk off the inbounds and a steal as time expired.