Smith 10-for-10 from 3-point range, leads George Mason to win
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP)—Dre Smith made 10 3-pointers without a miss to set an NCAA record in George Mason’s 96-75 victory over James Madison on Saturday night.
Smith, who finished with a career-high 34 points, broke the record of 9-for-9 held by three players, Mark Poag of Old Dominion, Markus Wilson of Evansville and Donnie McGrath of Providence.
John Vaughan added 20 points for George Mason (13-5, 5-2 Colonial Athletic Association) and Folarin Campbell and Will Thomas each had 16 points. Thomas also surpassed 1,300 points for his career in the game.
Terrance Carter led the Dukes (10-7, 3-4) with 23 points, and Juwann James added 16.
George Mason led 48-34 at the half and started the second with an 8-0 run. But the Dukes went on a 16-7 run to pull to 67-55. Mason then went on to lead 83-66 with 4:20 to play on Smith’s ninth 3-pointer.