George Mason beats Georgia State, 58-52
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP)—Cam Long scored 18 points and Darryl Monroe had his third double-double of the season to lead George Mason past Georgia State, 58-52, in a Colonial Athletic Association contest on Monday.
Monroe had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Long hit two key 3-pointers late in the second half as the Patriots (10-3, 3-0) won for the eighth consecutive time at home.
The Panthers, who were led by 16 points each from Xavier Hansbro and Leonard Mendez, fell to 4-10 overall and 2-1 in the CAA.
Georgia State erased a 27-21 halftime deficit with a 10-4 run to open the second half and took a 40-37 lead on a Joe Dukes layup with seven minutes remaining. It wasn’t until George Mason went with a four-guard lineup that the Patriots were able to spark a 13-2 run and put the game away.
The Patriots had 12 offensive rebounds that led to 18 second-chance points.