Wmmary 30 28 58
Gmason 29 31 60
Date of game: 2/23/2013

Recap: George Mason vs. William & Mary

Fairfax, VA (Sports Network) - Erik Copes hit a game-winning jumper with a second remaining as the George Mason Patriots squeezed by the William & Mary Tribe, 60-58, in Colonial Athletic Association play at the Patriot Center.

Copes recorded 10 points and six rebounds for the Patriots (17-11, 10-6 CAA). Patrick Holloway contributed a team-high 15 points off the bench. Bryon Allen added 14 points, six boards, and four assists, as George Mason moved to four consecutive wins.

For the Tribe (12-15, 6-10), Marcus Thornton scored a game-high 22 points. Tim Rusthoven added 10 points and six rebounds as William & Mary had a three-game winning streak snapped.

Williams and Mary and a 30-29 lead at the break by shooting 47.8 percent from the field while hitting seven shots from beyond the arc.

In the second half, George Mason led, 58-56, with 27 second remaining. Rusthoven made a critical shot with 14 seconds left, to tie up the game, 58-58. Copes then sealed the win with his game-winning jumper.

George Mason controlled points in the paint, 26-14, abut hit just 5-of-20 from long range.

Game Notes

Leinart, Crouch headline 2016 College HOF ballot

Former Heisman Trophy winners Matt Leinart, Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam are among 76 Football Bowl Subdivision players on the ballot for election into the 2016 class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Halfway to the Sprint Cup Chase

The regular season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its midpoint, with 13 races completed and 13 to go before the championship Chase begins.

Blue Jays activate Navarro from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list following a 2-0 loss to the Washington Nationals in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.