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CBI Tournament - George Mason vs Houston Final: 88-84 - Recap

Houston was scorched by Sherrod Wright for 29 points as George Mason defeated them 88-84 in NCAA action on Monday.

George Mason won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread.

George Mason got 11 points from Jonathan Arledge and another 11 points from Patrick Holloway. Bryon Allen contributed 9 assists, while Jonathan Arledge cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Houston got a 24-point performance from TaShawn Thomas, who was supported by 21 points from Joseph Young. Tione Womack had 4 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while TaShawn Thomas grabbed 17 rebounds.

George Mason led at halftime, 43-36.

Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-39.