Gmason 42 49 91
Umass 32 48 80
Date of game: 2/12/2014

Recap: Massachusetts vs. George Mason

Amherst, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Sherrod Wright paced five teammates in double figures with 22 points, as the George Mason Patriots went on the road and shocked the Massachusetts Minutemen, 91-80, in Atlantic 10 Conference action at the Mullins Center.

Bryon Allen added 19 points and Erik Copes tallied 12 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks for GMU (9-15, 2-8 A-10), which has won two straight on the heels of a nine-game losing streak. Patrick Holloway netted 13 points off the bench for the visitors, while Marquise Moore chipped in 12 points, six rebounds and five assists.

For UMass (19-5, 6-4), Trey Davis scored a career-high 20 points off the bench to go with six assists and three steals. Sampson Carter had 16 points, Cady Lalanne logged a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds and Maxie Esho also finished with 11 points.

GMU set the tone early by shooting 44.4 percent from the field in the first half while holding UMass to only 37.5 percent shooting, as it went into the halftime locker room with a 42-32 lead.

The Patriots improved their field goal shooting in the second stanza (.500), and their lead never dipped below seven points.

Although both teams committed just 11 turnovers, GMU outscored UMass in points off turnovers, 18-8.

Game Notes

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