Northeastern rolls past George Mason 71-46

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BOSTON (AP)—Chaisson Allen scored 20 points and Northeastern pulled away in the first half to cruise to a 71-46 victory over George Mason on Thursday night.

Allen hit a career-high six of Northeastern’s nine 3-pointers as the Huskies (8-7, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) won their sixth straight game and handed the Patriots (8-7, 3-1) their first conference loss of the season.

Northeastern took command late in the first half, breaking a 15-15 tie by outscoring George Mason 19-5 the rest of the way for a 34-22 halftime advantage. Allen hit two of the Huskies’ three 3-pointers in the run.

Northeastern extended the lead to 44-26 on Mathiang Muo’s two free throws with 14:49 to play and to 57-37 on Baptiste Bataille’s 3-pointer with 5:16 remaining.

Matt Janning added 10 points for Northeastern.

Ryan Pearson had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Patriots.

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