Smith, 3-pointers power George Mason past Towson, 85-73

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TOWSON, Md. (AP)—Dre Smith scored 18 points, including five of George Mason’s 12 3-pointers, as the Patriots beat Towson 85-73 in Colonial Athletic Association game Wednesday night.

John Vaughn scored 19 points and Will Thomas added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Patriots (18-7, 10-4 Colonial Athletic Association), who have won four of five. The loss was the fourth straight for Towson (9-15, 5-9).

Josh Thornton had a career-high 23 points and Tony Durant scored 18 for Towson.

Folarin Campbell added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Patriots.

Six of George Mason’s 3-pointers came in a 27-7 run after a 3-pointer from Thornton tied the game at 11 with 11:31 left in the first half. Campbell and Smith, who finished 5-for-9 from long range, each had two 3-pointers during the spree.

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Folarin Campbell Folarin Campbell
5-11,  16 Pts
8 Rebs, 6 Assists
 Towson
Josh Thornton Josh Thornton
7-14,  23 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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